Definitions for "Diagnostic test"
Examination used to determine students current level of knowledge or skill to identify what course level they should be placed in or whether remediation is required.
Test used at the beginning of a course in order to assess what learners already know about the subject in order to place them in the most suitable class.
designed to provide information about the specific strengths and weaknesses of the test taker. It is usually designed to guide remedial instruction.
Keywords:  assay, conducted, purposes
an assay conducted for diagnostic purposes
A tool used to make a diagnosis, usually to identify areas of deficit to be targeted for intervention, 17-18, 306-308
a procedure which gives a rapid, convenient and/or inexpensive indication of whether a patient has a certain disease
Formal assessment intended to provide detailed information about individual students' strengths and weaknesses.
an individual student measurement and should not be used to compare students