American Chemical Society

Division of Chemical Education Examinations Institute

Exams That Need Norming

Preliminary Norming Results

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Exam Mean
(abs)
StdDv
(abs)
Med
(abs)
Num Ques Mean
(%)
StdDv
(%)
Med
(%)
Num stdnt
Physical Chemistry 2001 - Dynamics 25 6.02 25 40 61 15.05 63 246
General Chemistry 2010 (brief) 25 7.69 24 50 50 15.37 48 1025
Physical Chemistry 2006 - Dynamics 31 8.26 31 50 62 16.52 62 281
HIgh School Advanced 2004 27 7.98 26 60 45 13.30 43 91
Advanced High School Chemistry 2006 37 9.27 37 60 61 15.46 62 112
2004 First Term General Chemistry (ACS Text) 37 9.34 37 60 61 15.57 62 455
2008 General Chemistry (Conceptual) 32 10.55 32 60 54 17.59 53 822
2008 General Chemistry Conceptual - First Term Subset 24 6.11 24 40 61 15.27 60 1183
2008 General Chemistry Conceptual - Second Term Subset 23 6.23 23 40 57 15.57 57 851
High School Chemistry 2011 45 14.20 44 80 56 17.74 55 1274
2010 High School Advanced 32 7.71 32 60 54 12.85 53 59
2012 Biochemistry Exam - Core 21 5.59 21 40 53 13.97 53 354
2012 Biochemistry Exam - Complete Exam 33 9.57 34 60 56 15.95 57 518
2009 ACS Chemistry in Context 28 6.47 28 48 58 13.48 58 20
Analytical Exam - 2013 26 7.09 25 50 52 14.18 50 437
General Chemistry 2013 37 12.47 36 70 53 17.81 51 1528
High School Chemistry 2013 50 13.23 48 80 62 16.54 60 248
Diagnostic of Undergraduate Chemistry Knowledge - 2013 32 7.18 32 60 54 11.96 53 241
Physical Chemistry - Thermodynamics 2013 26 6.31 26 50 52 12.62 52 89
Physical Chemistry - Quantum Mechanics 2013 29 6.73 27 50 59 13.46 54 38
IN14 Trial B 34 7.31 33 60 56 12.19 55 70
IN14 Trial A 28 6.76 28 60 47 11.26 47 125
Second Term General Chemistry Trial B 31 8.81 30 65 47 13.55 46 109