[IPAC-List] Norms

Dennis Doverspike dennisdoverspike at gmail.com
Wed Jan 8 14:31:40 EST 2014

Another study

Hausknecht, J. P., Halpert, J. A., Di Paolo, N. T., & Moriarty Gerrard, M.
O. (2007). Retesting in selection: A meta-analysis of coaching and practice
effects for tests of cognitive ability. *Journal of Applied Psychology*,
*92*(2), 373.

On Wed, Jan 8, 2014 at 12:49 PM, Patrick McCoy
<Patrick.McCoy at psc-cfp.gc.ca>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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