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Psych Appraisal

Vocabulary of Appraisal

a sample of behavior, i.e., a series of tasks used to obtain syustemic observations presumed to represent attributes or characteristics. A test is used as a measurmetn tool. Test
A process of assigning numbers to human attribues or characteristics Measurement
The use of methods or processes to gather data about, or evidence of, human behaivor. Connotes the collection of data concerning the present state of human behavior Assessment
Connotes the determination of the degree of abnormality Diagnosis
The act of stating the meaning and /or usefulness of behavioral data Interpretation
The process of applying judgements to and/or making decisions based on the results fo measurement Evaluation
A program test designed to measure and assess an individual's growth, adjustment, and/or achievement, or programs effectiveness Evaluation Program
A standardized test that measures a test taker's current level of perfomance in a specified are of cognitive, psychomotor, or physical functioning Ability Test
Measures a test taker's achievement level in one or more content or subject matter areas Achievement Test
Measures specific aspects of achievement in a single subject or field Diagnostic (ability) Test
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