achievement test


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a·chieve·ment test

a standardized test used to measure acquired learning, in a specific subject area such as reading or arithmetic, in contrast to an intelligence test, which measures potential ability or learning capacity.

achievement test

a standardized test for the measurement and comparison of knowledge or proficiency in various fields of vocational or academic study. Compare aptitude test, intelligence test, personality test, psychologic test.

a·chieve·ment test

(ă-chēv'mĕnt test)
A standardized test used to measure acquired learning, in contrast to an intelligence test, which is an index of potential learning ability.
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A 24 item multiple-choice Science Achievement Test was designed to measure science knowledge level of preservice elementary teachers.
today announced the company secured a contract with the Arkansas Department of Education to integrate sections of the Stanford Achievement Test into Arkansas' statewide assessment.
We recently presented evidence that soft-linked items have better psychometric properties than hard-linked items in achievement tests (Loerke, Jones, & Chow, 1999).
The Art of Significantly Increasing Science Achievement Test Scores: Research and Practical Applications.
In my own thinking pertaining to standardized achievement test results, what pupils have missed and are weak in may be
The three state editions and their import utilities for Ohio, Indiana and Pennsylvania - Ohio is brand new, while Indiana and Pennsylvania are updated versions - are designed to work with the Ohio Achievement Test (OAT), the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) and the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA), respectively.
The California Standards Test allows educators to see how students perform against their counterparts statewide, and the California Achievement Test provides a measure against students throughout the nation.
According to a published report, Thomas Dee, assistant professor of economics at Swarthmore College, discovered that after one year, black students scored about 3 percentage points higher on math in the Stanford Achievement Test ff they had a black teacher.
For example, after only two years of learning-style-based instruction, SPED students in New York State's Buffalo City Schools achieved statistically higher standardized achievement test scores than their counterparts who had not experienced learning-style-responsive teaching.
Researchers compared changes in achievement test scores between the spring semesters of 1986 and 1987 for 1,023 third- to sixth-graders in six of those schools.
For this purpose, the achievement test including limits and derivatives and whose reliability coefficient of Cronbach Alpha is 0.
Explorer is aligned with the Metropolitan Achievement Test, Standard Achievement Test, California Achievement Test, Comprehensive Test of Basic Skills/TerraNova and Iowa Test of Basic Skills.

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