A New Approach to Measurement of Partial Knowledge

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The problem of this study is that of developing a testing procedure for multiple-choice tests which would increase the relationship between test scores and a criterion. The procedure investigated in this research was one in which subjects took a multiple-choice test but were required to continue responding on each item until the correct answer was obtained. The total number of responses was used as the score on the test. The purpose of this research was to investigate the possibility of increasing predictability by changing the procedure of administering the test, rather than changing the test itself.

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Wagner, David E. August 1973.

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The problem of this study is that of developing a testing procedure for multiple-choice tests which would increase the relationship between test scores and a criterion. The procedure investigated in this research was one in which subjects took a multiple-choice test but were required to continue responding on each item until the correct answer was obtained. The total number of responses was used as the score on the test. The purpose of this research was to investigate the possibility of increasing predictability by changing the procedure of administering the test, rather than changing the test itself.

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Wagner, David E. A New Approach to Measurement of Partial Knowledge, thesis, August 1973; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164087/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .