CRITERION-REFERENCED TESTING

a method of examination based upon the comparing of someone's actions with a set standard, which is fixed so that everyone's rating is gauged upon the same standard and isn't impacted by the actions of other people.

CRITERION-REFERENCED TESTING: "Criterion-referenced testing is often thought to be the most fair basis for comparisons."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CRITERION-REFERENCED TESTING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/criterion-referenced-testing/ (accessed October 21, 2020).
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