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Diagnostic Achievement Battery: Review

Briefly describe an achievement assessment (you can select any). Explain how the test reviews of the achievement assessment compare to the standards for assessments (operational definition of terms, norming methods, reliability, validity, measures of error, and generalizability). Provide an APA citation of the article you selected that provides test reviews for the assessment you selected. Based on the test reviews of the assessment, explain the assessment's benefits and limitations.

Hi, I need some assistance on this assignment. I have no idea where to even begin.

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Dear Student,
Hi and thank you for using Brainmass. The solution below should get you started. In this particular task, you are being asked to present an achievement assessment and show how reviews of that assessment compare to the standards set. As such I suggest using this outline.

1. The assessment you have chosen and why - 100 words
2. Reviews of the assessment - 100 words
3. Standards that must be met - 100 words
4. How the assessment stacks up - 100 words

This outline should yield 400 words and should cover what you need. All the best with your studies. YOu can also use the listed resources to further explore the topic.

Sincerely,
AE 105878/Xenia Jones
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On Achievement Tests:
Achievement tests are tests developed to test skills or knowledge. The most common of these tests are standardized tests developed to quantify the skills and knowledge learned by students at a particular grade or level. The standardization is due to the fact that in so doing, tests are deployable at a state-wide and national level making the tests applicable across a wide variety of settings among a target populace wherein the test is the same making the results comparable accordingly in terms of achievement. Achievement test scores are very common in the academe showcasing level of instruction that students have achieved and are prepared for (i.e. a kindergarten student passes the standardized test for reading at a 1st grade level). The Achievement ...

Solution Summary

The solution provides information, assistance and advise in tackling the task (see above) on the topic of achievement assessment test reviews. The concept is defined with an example (Diagnostic Achievement Battery) which is then reviewed including standards that must be met and a discussion of how the assessment stacks up. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.

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