Part 7 - Basic Statistics and Scoring Terminology Used in Assessment

ASSESSMENT IN SPECIAL EDUCATION SERIES

Introduction

As an educator, you will need to understand the scores that the various professionals of the multidisciplinary team report when they do their evaluations of children for a suspected disability.  You may even be required to administer certain educational tests for a student.  Therefore, it is essential that no matter what your role in the assessment process, you understand basic statistics and scoring terminology found in test manuals and used in assessment.

This issue of the Assessment in Special Education Series will provide you with the most frequently used terms used in assessment regarding test administration, statistics and scoring terminology. 

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