Determining Cutoff Points of Factors Affecting Scores of Private Skill Tests: ROC Curve Approach

Zirhlioglu G.

EURASIAN JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH, vol.13, pp.119-130, 2013 (SSCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.119-130
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: No


Problem Statement: Evaluation is carried out by a variety of factors when choosing the student to physical education and sport science departments. These factors are skill tests, University Student Selection Exam (OSS) and students' academic success in their secondary school (AOBP). Various research have indicated that these tests scores are effective in determining academic success. Students who get a high score may be also successful in skill tests, and the grade of OSS may be effective in order to select accurate student. Problem statement of this study can be expressed as "What are cutoff points and distinctiveness level of exams those are applied for entrance to Department of Physical Education and Sports Teacher of Yuzuncu Yil University?"