[IPAC-List] Norms

Joel Wiesen jwiesen at appliedpersonnelresearch.com
Wed Jan 8 13:02:30 EST 2014

Hi Pat,

Perhaps the answer depends on the purpose for the norms.

Can you tell us a bit more about your project?


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On 1/8/14 12:49 PM, Patrick McCoy wrote:

> I am currently running off some normative data on a test (means and

> frequency distributions) to see how people are doing on it and to see

> what proportion pass at various cutoff scores.

> My question concerns how to handle the issue of candidates taking the

> same test more than once. One option would be to use only the first

> test score. Another would be to use all scores. A third option would

> be to use only the most recent score.

> My tendency would be to use the most recent score or all scores, and I

> suspect that the results from these two approaches will be quite similar

> in most instances. Does that make sense or am I missing something?

> Your thinking on this would be appreciated!

> Pat McCoy

> Ottawa Canada



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