ERIC Number: ED315430
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
A Glossary of Measurement Terms. ERIC Digest.
ERIC Clearinghouse on Tests, Measurement, and Evaluation, Washington, DC.; American Institutes for Research, Washington, DC.
A glossary of terms commonly used in discussing measurement is presented. Terms, arranged in alphabetical order, contain definitions as they pertain to the measurement field. Terms defined are: (1) achievement test; (2) age norms; (3) average; (4) battery; (5) ceiling; (6) criterion-referenced test; (7) diagnostic test; (8) domain-referenced test; (9) grade equivalent; (10) informal test; (11) inventory; (12) item; (13) norm; (14) normal curve equivalent; (15) norm-referenced test; (16) objective percent correct; (17) percentile; (18) percent score; (19) performance test; (20) published test; (21) rating scales; (22) raw score; (23) reliability; (24) screening; (25) specimen set; (26) standardized test; (27) standard scores; (28) stanine; and (29) validity. (SLD)
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; Reference Materials - Vocabularies/Classifications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Tests, Measurement, and Evaluation, Washington, DC.; American Institutes for Research, Washington, DC.