Image from page 58 of "Methods and results of testing school children; manual of tests used by the psychological survey in the public schools of New York city, including social and physical studies of the children tested" (1920)
Title: Methods and results of testing school children; manual of tests used by the psychological survey in the public schools of New York city, including social and physical studies of the children tested
Subjects: Educational tests and measurements
Publisher: New York : E.P. Dutton & Company
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Fig. 6.—Instruction Box Dimensions. lines on the cover. Second: Take out the sJiortest of thethree sticks you will find there. Then put the pointed endof this stick into the hole at the end of the box under thered ball. Push the stick in as far as it will go. Next takeout the red ball and put it into the part of the box that hasthe largest number of buttons. Lastly put the stick in thepart of the box that has two hlack lines on the cover. NowI will tell you again so that you will be sure to remember.Repeat instructions verbatim from First open the part,etc. Then say, Now go ahead. Keep the box out of sightuntil used. Remember that this is an instruction test, andnever vary in the least from the verbatim instructions. En-couragement of any sort should be avoided. No further
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o O 6 TESTING SCHOOL CHILDREN 33 repetition of the instructions is allowed whether asked foror not. If any request is made, simply say, Go ahead anddo as I told you. Start watch immediately after *Goahead and stop it when stick has been placed in the box.Time limit of three minutes. Record the time in seconds and the moves as follows,using X for a correct move and giving a full description ofan incorrect one. Moves: 1. Choosing and opening correct box. 2. Choosing and taking correct stick. 3. Choosing and taking correct ball. 4. Choosing and sticking correct end of stick in cor- rect hole. 5. Choosing correct box and putting ball in it. 6. Choosing correct box and putting stick in it. Evaluation: Rules for scoring moves. 1. Total omission of a move. Credit is given for thosemoves only which precede the one omitted. 2. Interpolation of a move wholly outside the instruc-tions. Credit is omitted for all moves following the inter-polated move. 3. Correction of an incorrect move. When this
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