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ERIC Number: EJ191451
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1978
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Some Observations on the Problem of Amalgamated Marks Regressing to the Mean.
Squire, P.J.
Educational Studies, v4 n3 p245-48 Oct 1978, Oct78
The article is concerned with the phenomenon of numerical marks, awarded for students' work, regressing to the mean when a number of components are amalgamated to achieve an overall mark. It is shown that such an effect is largely inevitable and one possible way of overcoming the problem is presented. (Author)
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)