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ESSAY 
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PHD VERIFIED 
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1.On the line to the left of each assessment definition listed in Column A, write the letter of the corresponding assessment term in Column B. Each term in Column B may be used once, more than once, or not at all.
Column A Assessments used to determine ___ special needs Assessments used to assess ___ progress during a class Assessments that use ___ measurements are called: Individual assessment results are ___ compared to a group Assessments that are conducted ___ without using measurements are called: 
Column B CriterionReferenced Assessments Diagnostic Assessments Formative Assessments Norm Referenced Assessments Placement Assessments Qualitative Assessments Quantitative Assessments Summative Assessments 
2.What is the definition of a percentile?
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3.For each of the following descriptions, please indicate which type of assessment is represented by circling the appropriate letter using the following key. [6 points]
KEY: P = Placement F = Formative
D = Diagnostic S = Summative
P F D S An exam given to determine students’ writing competency level as a requirement for graduation.
P F D S A quiz designed to chart progress in this educational assessment course.
P F D S Johnnie might have a bad cold. His mother takes him in to the doctor for an examination to determine what is wrong with him.
P F D S A mathematics competency test required of all students before registration in college calculus.
P F D S A statewide high school exit examination.
P F D S An examination conducted to determine whether or not hearing loss could be a factor in a student’s speech difficulties.
C N Jenny can name every continent.
C N Henry is the fastest runner in his class.
C N Becky received an 83% on the final exam.
C N Frank received the 11^{th} highest score on the geography test.
C N Kate scored in the 87^{th} percentile on the SAT 10 examination.
C N Don can speak seven different languages.
5.  On the line to the left of each validity statement listed in Column A, write the letter of the corresponding validity term in Column B. Each term in Column B may be used once, more than once, or not at all.  
_______  Column A
Observable items are used to assess unmeasurable ____psychological concerns How accurately does the assessment address what we’re ____seeking to know? How accurately does the assessment predict future ____behavior? 
Column B
Predictive Validity Construct Validity Content Validity Concurrent Validity

6.For the next set of statements indicate if each is true or false by circling either true or false.
True False  Correlations determine causation.  
True False  Correlations make predictions.  
True False  Increasing the number of assessment tasks increases reliability.  
True False  Using appropriate grammar and vocabulary increases assessment validity. 
7.Interrater reliability assesses test quality by measuring the influence of which of the following human factors? (Please circle the letter associated with the correct answer.)
Subjectivity
Intelligence
Responsibility
8.Standard Error of Measurement is a measure of: (Please circle the best answer)
Validity
Reliability
Usability
9.Please list three of the five issues that should be considered when evaluating the usability of a test?
a.
b.
c.
10.Please complete the following table by determining percents and percentiles based upon the examination scores provided.
FREQUENCY DISTRIBUTION OF SCORES
ON AN EDUCATIONAL ASSESSMENT TEST
Score  f  Percent  Percentile 
97100  3  
9396  5  
8992  6  
8588  8  
8184  8  
7780  7  
7376  5  
6972  3  
6568  2  
6164  2  
5760  0  
5356  1 
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Sally earned an 82 on the exam. What is her percentile on this test?
11.Using a mean of 75 and a Standard Deviation of 10, please identify the following [4 points]
12.the curve below, identify the 2^{nd} stanine and the 7^{th} stanine by shading in the appropriate regions and labeling them.
13.Place the LETTERS that represent the following scores on the normal curve at the appropriate points:
a. Special Needs  f. Median 
b. 16^{th} percentile  g IQ score of 130 
c. CEEB Score of 400  h. T score of 55 
b. Zscore of 1  i. 5 out of 10 correct on quiz 
c. third quartile  j. mode 
14.Draw a positively skewed curve and show the mean.
Which measure of central tendency would give you the most consistently accurate representation of average?
15.Please indicate which of the following 100 point subtests is more reliable using the following reliability information.
Sample Score Report
Test  Score  Std.
Error 
Confidence Band  
15  20  25  30  35  40  45 50 55 60  65  70  75  80  85  90  
Math  30  +/10  
Reading  50  +/5  
Math Subtest
Reading Subtest
16.Using the following chart, indicate whether or not there is a statistically significant difference in performance between these two students. (Please circle the correct answer.)
Sample Score Report
Student  Score  Percent ile Rank  Percentile Range  
15  20  25  30  35  40  45 50 55 60  65  70  75  80  85  90  
Johnny  665  65  
Wendy  625  58  
Standard Error of Measurement = +/ 5 percentile
Significant Difference
No Significant Difference
17.Two Reviewers corrected an essay question using a 5point scale (5being best) (Their results are distributed as follows. Find Percent Exact Agreement and percent 1off.
Scores Assigned by Rater 2
Percent Exact Agreement = Percent 1 Off =

18.In the spaces below, please identify the approximate strength and direction of the correlations graphically displayed by the following scattergrams.
Low High Low High
19.Please identify the approximate strength and direction of each of the following correlation coefficients. (Ex. r = 0.95 is a Strong Positive Correlation)
r = 0.45  a. 
r = 0.80  b. 
r = 0.25  c. 
r = 0.1  d. 
20.Please find the Coefficient of Determination for each of the following correlation coefficients.
a.  r = 0.8  R^{2} = __________ 
b.  r = – 0.5  R^{2} = __________ 
21.Find the following information for the following set of scores.
8, 9, 6, 4, 8, 10, 9, 8, 7, 8, 5
Mean = _
Median = _
Mode = ___
Range = __
Standard Deviation = _
Zscore for 9 = _
Please identify the appropriate type of data used in the following:
22.Students list the items in their backpacks.
Nominal
Ordinal
Interval
23.Students are asked to list their ten favorite movies in order beginning with their mostliked.
Nominal
Ordinal
Interval
24.A teacher has prepared a 100point written test to assess social science achievement.
Nominal
Ordinal
Interval
25.Please identify the five components of a research study.
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
Please indicate which term best describes research being conducted in the following two scenarios:
26.A researcher conducts an indepth study into the socialization difficulties 6 Afghani women experience in the months immediately following their immigration from Afghanistan to the United States.
Quantitative
Qualitative
27.A principal studies student satisfaction with playground equipment using a brief questionnaire with a 5point Likert scale.
Quantitative
Qualitative
28.Please identify the three types of measurement that are used in educational research.
iii. ___________________________________________________
29.Which of the following procedures would provide the most appropriate method for studying the correlation between intelligence and achievement? Administering an achievement test and an intelligence test to one sample of students.
Administering an achievement test to one sample of students and an intelligence test to another sample of students.
Administering an achievement test to a sample of students, all of whom have an intelligence of at least 100 on an IQ scale.
Administering an achievement test to two samples of students and an intelligence test to two different samples of students.
30.Which of the following would be the most accurate way to assess what effect a new 3^{rd} grade mathematics curriculum has on achievement?
Implement the new curriculum during the school year and ask teachers to make observations on student success.
Implement the curriculum during the school year, then have the students complete a questionnaire addressing their perceptions of the curriculum’s effectiveness.
Implement the new curriculum into a sample class during the school year, then compare pretest and posttest scores for sample group and a control group.
Interview principals to find out if other schools have had success with the new curriculum.
Please indicate whether each of the following statements is True or False by circling the appropriate answer.
31. True False  “The findings of this study will indicate that there is no relationship between teacher eye contact and student motivation” is an example of a good null hypothesis. 
32. True False  “The findings of this study will indicate that there is a significant difference between teacher eye contact and student motivation” is an example of a good research hypothesis. 
33. True False  A good operational definition doesn’t need to be reasonable as long as it is measurable. 
34. True False  It is more important to control external validity than internal validity. 
Please identify the appropriate type of research in the following:
35.A researcher wants to know whether or not teacher experience has a positive effect on student achievement. She identifies a district with 20 third grade classes who would be willing to participate in the study. She compares teacher experience in each class with CAT/6 test scores and finds a weak positive relationship between teacher experience and student achievement. This is an example of:
Ex Post Facto
Correlational
QuasiExperimental
Developmental
36.A principal removes all candy from his junior high school. He then makes observations to determine whether or not it decreases the number of playground fights during afternoon recess. This is an example of:
True Experimental
Case Study
Action
Developmental
37.A business professor does research to find out demographic information about the incoming freshmen class. This is an example of:
Descriptive
Ex Post Facto
Historical
QuasiExperimental
38.A P.E. teacher selects two groups of high school soccer players, the first 10 who arrive at practice are in one group and the second 10 arriving comprise the other group. She has one group participate in a weeklong camp and the other group does not. She then measures each player’s juggling, dribbling, passing, and shooting abilities. She compares their scores to see if the camp significantly improves skills. This is an example of:
Correlational
Ex Post Facto
QuasiExperimental
TrueExperimental
Please identify the best source of information for each of the following scenarios:
39.Members of a city council want to remodel a park in their city. They commission research to determine if the deer that live in the park use a reflecting pool as a regular source of water. The deer won’t come around when the researcher is present, so he decides to monitor hoof prints around the pool’s edge. This source of information would be considered:
Tests
Observations
Unobtrusive Measures
Archival Data
40.A principal wants to study student perceptions about a proposed school dress code and he wants to give all 800 students a chance to express their views. Unfortunately, he has limited time to gather data before he will be forced to make his decision about its implementation. The best source of information in this case would be:
Interviews
Tests
Questionnaires
Archival Data
41.A superintendent has a school board meeting later in the day, and he will be proposing a new building project. Before making his pitch, he wants to research school board decisions made in the past ten years regarding proposed building projects. His best source of information would be:
Unobtrusive Measures
Archival Data
Questionnaires
Observations
Please identify the variables for each of the following scenarios:
Is there a significant difference between genders in their time spent watching television?
42.Please identify the independent variables, if any?
43.Please identify the dependent variables, if any?
What is the relationship between feelings of depression and hours spent participating in outdoor activities?
44.Please identify the independent variables, if any?
45.Please identify the dependent variables, if any?
Is there a significant difference in people’s feelings of depression based upon the number of rainy days they experience?
46.Please identify the independent variables, if any?
47.Please identify the dependent variables, if any?
Please identify the appropriate type of sampling in each of the following questions.
48.A P.E. teacher divides her class into two teams by choosing names from a hat. This is an example of:
Simple Random Sampling
Stratified Proportional Random Sampling
Systematic Random Sampling
Purposive Sampling Sampling
49.Jay Leno conducts man on the street interviews. This is an example of:
Simple Random Sampling
NonProbability Sampling
Cluster Sampling
Systematic Random Sampling
50.Gallup polls registered voters by selecting every 10,000^{th} name on a current voter registration list. This is an example of:
Nonprobability Sampling
Purposive Sampling
Stratified Equal Size Random Sampling
Systematic Random Sampling
51.A researcher decides to conduct a study that requires her to sample golfers. To accomplish this, she spends a full day at Oak Valley Golf Club and interviews as many golfers as possible. This is an example of:
Simple Random Sampling
Expert Sampling
Cluster Sampling
Stratified Proportional Random Sampling
Please identify 3 threats to internal validity in the following scenario.
XYZ Travel Company offers complete travel packages to beach resorts on the big island of Hawaii. They decided to learn which resort their customers like best. They sent a lengthy questionnaire to onethird of the patrons (those who followed up with XYZ since their vacation) who traveled with them between January 1, 2017 and October 31, 2018. As you will remember, the island began experienced a dramatic increase in volcanic activity on its Southeast side in 2018. The instructions requested they fill it out and mail it back ASAP.
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