Accession Number : AD0731192

Title :   User's Handbook for Confidence Testing as a Diagnostic Aid in Technical Training,

Corporate Author : EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICE PRINCETON N J

Personal Author(s) : Echternacht,Gary J. ; Boldt,Robert F. ; Sellman,Wayne S.

Report Date : JUL 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 44

Abstract : The handbook is intended to supply both testing specialists and general users of tests with a set of instructions for implementing a program of confidence testing in technical training situations, provided information concerning such factors as the identification of promising areas of application, the relative value and ease of alternative scoring methods, techniques for evaluating confidence information, and administrative considereations. It contains a discussion of Pick-One and Distribute 100 Points confidence formats, other confidence procedures, and the relative merits of each method, selection and confidence test scale scores, uses of confidence testing, and instructions for those administering confidence tests where either hand or machine scoring is used. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PSYCHOMETRICS, *HANDBOOKS), TRAINING

Subject Categories : Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE