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Confidence Testing

Scope Note: 
Testing technique that determines examinees' knowledge in objective or multiple choice tests by requiring them to indicate the degree of confidence they have in their answer (Note: Do not use for "confidence limits" or other statistical measures -- prior to Mar80, the use of this term was not restricted by a Scope Note)
Category: Measurement
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Guessing (Tests)
Knowledge Level
Multiple Choice Tests
Objective Tests
Response Style (Tests)
Scoring Formulas
Test Interpretation
Test Reliability
Test Validity
Testing Problems
Added to ERIC: 2/4/1972