analysis of test scores
|1.||How did the group as a whole do on the test?|
|2.||How does each individual stand in relation to the group?|
|3.||How can we homogeneously group the pupils?|
|4.||How can we use these scores for grading purposes?|
|5.||How do we go about constructing norms?|
The following approach to analysis of test data places emphasis upon the interpretation of test scores rather than upon explanation of theory and derivation of techniques employed. The specific steps to the final answer are outlined in detail.
When baking a cake, the average homemaker does not understand the chemical effects of the ingredients she uses. However, if she is careful and follows directions, the product is quite gratifying. Somewhat similar application of this principle will yield excellent results in manipulation
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Publication information: Book title: Measurement in Physical Education. Edition: 4th. Contributors: Donald K. Mathews - Author, Nancy Allison Close - Illustrator. Publisher: W. B. Saunders. Place of publication: Philadelphia. Publication year: 1973. Page number: 33.