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What is Criterion-Related Evidence?
A means to measure the validity or effectiveness of a given evaluation method by comparing the scores in one test to those of another. The degree of accuracy of a test increases the closer its scores correlate to the scores of another assessment criteria of a related attribute.
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What is Content Evidence?
An examination of the degree to which a test’s content and the instructional content preceding the test match.
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What are Affective Objectives?
The goals of a lesson or teaching strategy focused on the students’ attitudes and values.
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What is a Behavior-Content Matrix?
A chart that categorizes the goals of a given lesson about appropriate cognitive levels.
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What are Home-Based Reinforcement Strategies?
Methods for effective behavior modification in which a student’s behavior in school is reported to his or her parents who then reward such behavior.
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What are Group Contingencies?
Rewards distributed in the classroom that are subject to the behavior of all students.
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What is an Applied Behavior Analysis?
The application of behavioral learning principles to behavior comprehension and modification.
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What is a Mock Participation?
A situation in which students only appear to be performing the appropriate tasks, but are not engaged in the learning or involved in a meaningful way.
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What is Overlapping?
The teacher’s ability to respond to interruptions or problems in student behavior all the while continuing a lesson.
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What is Withitness?
The extent to which the teacher is cognizant of and responsive to student behavior, classroom dynamics, and the events in the room.
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