PSYC 3250 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Detection Theory, Computerized Adaptive Testing, Item Response Theory
Data storage: not a phrased used to testing programs which merely read, there is a hierarchy of computer involvement: answer sheets. High selection of treatment integrated report writing test interpretation test administration data storage low. Computerized tests are equivalent to paper and pencil versions. One concern: a person seeking counseling may bypass psychologists and physicians to take a variety of tests which create a diagnosis and medical treatments: this is not an issue today. Computerized test administration computerized sensors are rapidly replacing mechanical measurement devices (ex. Automobile engines) it is possible in the field of psychology that computerized tests may influence test scores (they may react differently to a computer) Issues: will people respond the same to paper and pencil tests. Mead and drasgow state people view computerized tests more positively. Cultural differences may be smaller on computerized tests. Evidence shows that there are little differences from.