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A comparative study of the predictive efficiency of two tests of clerical aptitude

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Clerical ability and aptitude tests,
  • Testing,
  • Ability

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Stanley Elgin Pogue
    ContributionsUniversity of Alberta. Faculty of Education
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 63 leaves :
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26406813M
    OCLC/WorldCa70302831

    This study investigated the predictive validity of the Descriptive Tests of Mathematical Skills (DTMS) and the SAT-Mathematics (SAT-M) tests as placement tools. The predictive validity of the Comparative Guidance and Placement Program (CGP) tests for two diverse curricular groups was examined. Three methods for developing predictive equations were compared. The CGP was administered to Liberal Studies and Business Technical students at a New England community college. Principal component analyses and varimax rotations were .


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If you are intended to go for such a job, you should not ignore entry level aptitude tests. Comparative Efficiency of Informal (Subjective, Impressionistic) and Formal self-descriptions), there are two modes of data combination for a predictive or diagnostic purpose.

The clinical method relies on human judgment that is based on informal equation in which the variables were college aptitude test score and high school grade. The study was, in fact, an attempt to investigate any probable role of the cognitive style of language learners in their performance of two varieties of cloze test; that is, c-test and cloze-elide.

A comparative study on intelligence and academic achievement of the secondary school students. many nursing programs use commercially available standardized nursing aptitude tests as adjuncts. or demographic facts, test results, self-descriptions), there are two modes of data combination for a predictive or diagnostic purpose.

The clinical method relies on human judgment that is based on informal contemplation and, sometimes, discussion with others (e.g., case conferences). The mechanical method involves a formal,Cited by: Wenquan Wang, Charles S. Davis, Seng‐Jaw Soong, Comparison of predictive values of two diagnostic tests from the same sample of subjects using weighted least squares, Statistics in Medicine, /sim, 25, 13, (), ().

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A comparative study was defined as a study in which two (or more) curricular treatments were investigated over a substantial period of time (at least one semester, and more typically an entire school year) and a comparison of various curricular outcomes was examined using statistical tests.

An intelligence quotient (IQ) is a total score derived from a set of standardized tests or subtests designed to assess human intelligence.

The abbreviation "IQ" was coined by the psychologist William Stern for the German term Intelligenzquotient, his term for a scoring method for intelligence tests at University of Breslau he advocated in a book. On the basis of the results of these tests, two further variables were computed.

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Two types of achievement criteria were employed, i.e., standardized test scores and grades assigned by teachers. Standardized achievement was assessed through the Comprehensive Tests of Basic Skills (CTBS) (CTB, ), Level B, Form S. Scaled scores were drawn from total area performance on reading, language, and mathematics subtests, respectively.

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Recent research comparing concurrent and predictive validation study outcomes has shown which of the following.

For aptitude tests significant differences were found in the results of the two types of designs. Sample size requirements favor predictive rather than concurrent validation strategies. we discuss methods that combine features of two or more techniques.

Chapter 14 deals with many of the practical issues that must be faced before drawing causal inferences from comparative studies.

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In a consulting capacity with a local business college, a counselor recommended administration of a clerical aptitude test to students in each of the two first-year classes, 35 students in one class and 29 students in the other.

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