Review and selection of a standardized test

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Compare and contrast three standardized tests related to your specialization based on Elements 1–4 of the Code of Fair Testing Practices in Education. Record findings, references, and a robust rationale on a worksheet. Select one test for further analysis in Assessments 2–4.

Note: Synthesizing the evaluation of test materials and procedures requires specific steps that must be carried out in a certain order. Therefore, you must complete the assessments in this course in the order in which they are presented.

 

Review the Required readings from your Standards text before beginning this assessment.

Instructions

  1. Use the List of Tests by Type PDF in the Required Resources to select three tests from one or two categories. Select a test category that is relevant to your professional training and goals.
  2. Use the Assessment 1 Template: Review and Selection of a Standardized Test worksheet in the Required Resources to complete this assessment.

For this assessment, assume the role of a professional in a setting related to your specialization.

Scenario

Your supervisor has assigned you the responsibility of reviewing and selecting a standardized test to be used in your setting. Knowing that you will be expected to provide an evidence-based rationale for your selection, construct a compare and contrast worksheet for your notes and prepare a summary of your analysis with academic references.

Record all information on the Assessment 1 Template: Review and Selection of a Standardized Test worksheet. There are three sections. The Scoring Guide criteria are italicized.

Section One: Test Review Table

Describe how the three selected tests and category are related to one’s area of specialization and career goal.

  • Identify a professional setting (specialization) and the three tests you researched and reviewed.
  • Select the three tests from a single category* using the List of Tests by Type document. The List of Tests by Type document identifies the 10 categories you may choose from. They include (1) intelligence/cognitive abilities, (2) achievement/aptitude, (3) personality, (4) behavior, (5) adaptive behavior, (6) neuropsychological, (7) career/business/organization, (8) autism, (9) depression, and (10) preschool.

*You may select a test from two categories, if it aligns with your professional goals.

Findings: Compare and contrast these three tests according to the Code’s first four (1–4) elements. Use the element title as a subheading under Findings.

Define the purpose for testing, the content and skills to be tested, and the intended test-takers for the three tests.

  • Element 1. “Define the purpose for testing, the content and skills to be tested, and the intended test takers” (Joint Committee on Testing Practices, 2004, p. 6, See #1). Describe your findings for all three tests, citing references. Use this section to introduce each test and report on each of the three elements: purpose, content and skills, and intended test-takers.

Describe the appropriateness of test content, skills tests, and content coverage for the intended purpose of testing for the three tests.

  • Element 2. Describe “the appropriateness of test content, skills tested, and content coverage for the intended purpose of testing” (Joint Committee on Testing Practices, 2004, p. 6, See #2). Describe your findings for each test, citing references. Use this section to report on unique comments or research that evaluate any aspects of the appropriateness of each test. There may be a wide range of facets considering appropriateness that may be unique to each particular test under consideration.

Describe materials provided by test developers and whether the information provided is clear, accurate, and complete for the three tests.

  • Element 3. Describe “materials provided by test developers and select tests for which clear, accurate, and complete information is provided” (Joint Committee on Testing Practices, 2004, p. 6. See #3). Describe your findings for each test, citing references. Use this section to describe either reviews or your evaluation of the materials described in the sources you locate for each test under consideration.

Analyze the level of professional knowledge, skills, and training required to administer and interpret the three tests.

  • Element 4. “Select tests through a process that includes persons with appropriate knowledge, skills, and training” (Joint Committee on Testing Practices, 2004, p. 6. See #4). Include specific publisher information about test-user qualification (for example, Level A, B, or C; or other classification). Describe your findings for each test.
Section Two: Test Selection and Rationale

Compare and contrast the three tests based on Elements 1–4 in the code of Fair Testing Practices in Education.

  • Compare and contrast the three tests based on these four elements (i.e., 1–4).

Recommend one test for further analysis, based on analysis of Elements 1–4 of the Code of Fair Testing in Education.

  • Select one of the three tests which is most applicable to your current professional setting or to a setting you may choose in the future. Provide a rationale for test selection.
Section Three: References
  • Add references to support your analysis and rationale.

Additional Requirements

Write clearly and logically, with correct use of spelling, grammar. punctuation, mechanics, and APA format and style.

  • References: A minimum of nine references are required for this assessment.
    • Three Mental Measurements Yearbook test reviews from (one for each test).
    • Three test publisher websites (one for each test).
    • Three peer-reviewed journal articles (one for each test).
  • Current APA format and style is required throughout. Be sure to use correct format and style for each respective type of reference, for example, website versus journal).
  • Times New Roman font, 12 pt.
  • Double-spaced.
Reference

Joint Committee on Testing Practices. (2004). Code of fair testing practices in education. Retrieved from http://www.apa.org/science/programs/testing/fair-testing.pdf

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