Handbook of Psychological and Educational Assessment of by Cecil R. Reynolds, Randy W. Kamphaus, Cheryl N. Hendry

By Cecil R. Reynolds, Randy W. Kamphaus, Cheryl N. Hendry

The 2 volumes of the instruction manual of mental and academic overview of youngsters, moment version, disguise all facets of kid and adolescent overview. best scientific scientists summarize the country of the technological know-how of evaluate paradigms, tools, and techniques. With an emphasis on sensible medical issues, chapters additionally delve into concerns with regards to try out improvement, psychometrics, and bias. very easily designed for reference or textual content use, this enormous wisdom base has been synthesized into volumes that could be bought individually or jointly. INTELLIGENCE, flair, AND success surveys evaluation of intelligence, studying kinds, and educational success; covers historic matters and psychometric equipment; and addresses variety matters, moral matters, and exact subject matters in psychological trying out. character, habit, AND CONTEXT studies using projective equipment, interviewing and remark, and goal equipment of assessing character and behaviour; discusses the evaluation of particular syndromes and indicators; and provides instruments for assessing adaptive abilities and the kinfolk context.

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After numerous studies and the success of such coaching programs as that of Stanley Kaplan, it was apparent that SAT scores could be increased through instruction. At some point, faced with this evidence that it does not measure “aptitude,” SAT was said to stand for Scholastic Achievement Tests. Over the past decade, there has been a general movement among educators against objective multiple-choice “tests” such as the SAT in favor of authentic performance assessment, portfolio assessment, and other assessment techniques.

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