Effect of Class Standing on Students' Predictions of Their Final Exam Scores:

@inproceedings{Balch1992EffectOC,
  title={Effect of Class Standing on Students' Predictions of Their Final Exam Scores:},
  author={William Ralston b. Balch},
  year={1992}
}
Ninety undergraduate introductory psychology students predicted their numerical scores on a multiple-choice final exam directly before the exam was passed out (pretest prediction) and just after completing the exam (posttest prediction). Based on their all-but-final-exam point totals, students were ranked with respect to class standing and categorized as above average (top third), average (middle third), or below average (bottom third). Below average students significantly overestimated their… CONTINUE READING