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A Simple Confidence Testing Format [microform] / Robert F. Boldt
Bib ID 5225243
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Boldt, Robert F
 
Online Versions
Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1971 
20 p. 
Summary

This paper presents the development of scoring functions for use in conjunction with standard multiple-choice items. In addition to the usual indication of the correct alternative, the examinee is to indicate his personal probability of the correctness of his response. Both linear and quadratic polynomial scoring functions are examined for suitability, and a unique scoring function is found such that a score of zero is assigned when complete uncertainty is indicated and such that the examinee can expect to do best if he reports his personal probability accurately. A table of simple integer approximations to the scoring function is supplied (Author)

Notes

Sponsoring Agency: Air Force Human Resources Lab., Lowry AFB, CO.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Confidence Testing.  |  Guessing (Tests)  |  Multiple Choice Tests.  |  Response Style (Tests)  |  Scoring Formulas.  |  Statistical Analysis.  |  Test Interpretation.
Other authors/contributors Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ
Available From ERIC 
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260 |a[Washington, D.C.] :|bDistributed by ERIC Clearinghouse,|c1971.
300 |a20 p.
500 |aSponsoring Agency: Air Force Human Resources Lab., Lowry AFB, CO.|5ericd
520 |aThis paper presents the development of scoring functions for use in conjunction with standard multiple-choice items. In addition to the usual indication of the correct alternative, the examinee is to indicate his personal probability of the correctness of his response. Both linear and quadratic polynomial scoring functions are examined for suitability, and a unique scoring function is found such that a score of zero is assigned when complete uncertainty is indicated and such that the examinee can expect to do best if he reports his personal probability accurately. A table of simple integer approximations to the scoring function is supplied (Author)
530 |aMay also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18:|uhttps://eric.ed.gov/
533 |aMicrofiche.|b[Washington D.C.]:|cERIC Clearinghouse|emicrofiches : positive.
650 1 7 |aConfidence Testing.|2ericd
650 1 7 |aGuessing (Tests)|2ericd
650 1 7 |aMultiple Choice Tests.|2ericd
650 1 7 |aResponse Style (Tests)|2ericd
650 1 7 |aScoring Formulas.|2ericd
650 0 7 |aStatistical Analysis.|2ericd
650 0 7 |aTest Interpretation.|2ericd
710 2 |aEducational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.
856 4 1 |uhttps://eric.ed.gov/?id=ED056098
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