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A Continuous Solution to the Norming Problem

Lenhard, Alexandra, Lenhard, Wolfgang, Suggate, Sebastian and Segerer, Robin (2016) A Continuous Solution to the Norming Problem. Assessment.

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Date of publication of this fulltext: 09 May 2017 07:37

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Conventional methods for producing test norms are often plagued with “jumps” or “gaps” (i.e., discontinuities) in norm tables and low confidence for assessing extreme scores. We propose a new approach for producing continuous test norms to address these problems that also has the added advantage of not requiring assumptions about the distribution of the raw data: Norm values are established from ...


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Item type:Article
Institutions:Psychology and Pedagogy > Institut für Pädagogik > Lehrstuhl für Schulpädagogik (Prof. Dr. Heidrun Stöger)
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Keywords:continuous norming, data smoothing, curve fitting, norm scores, norm generation
Dewey Decimal Classification:300 Social sciences > 370 Education
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:35629
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