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From: Carolyn Ybarra <>
Subject: RE: [APG] Quiz for library staff?
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2004 12:10:24 -0700
If they want statistics, you probably don't want open-ended
questions. You would want questions that could be answered "Yes" or
"No," or multiple choice. This makes it easier to score or grade and
convert to statistics. (But doesn't necessarily do a better job at
actually measuring what people have learned - that's a different
At 7:30 AM -0500 8/30/04, Pat Stamm wrote:
>I don't know where to find a quiz... but if you find one, I would love to
>have it too.
>If you do need to invent the wheel, here's a question or two.
>1) What's the difference between Head of household indexes and Every name
>2) Name some differences between Ancestry and Heritage Quest Census Indexes?
>3) Is searching by Soundex important and why?
>Sorry, you got my juices flowing this a.m.
>Patricia Walls Stamm, CGRS
>Certified Genealogical Records Specialist (CGRS) is a service mark of the
>Board for Certification of GenealogistsR, used under license by
>board-certified associates who meet genealogical competency standards
>prescribed for those programs.
Carolyn Ybarra, Ph.D.
Family Research Services
1017 El Camino Real, #332
Redwood City, CA 94063