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Psychological testing : principles, applications, and issues

Author: Robert M Kaplan; Dennis P Saccuzzo
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Wadsworth Cengage Learning, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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"Psychological Testing: Principles, Applications, and Issues, Seventh Edition is organized into three parts. Part I focuses on the core concepts that affect the evaluation of all tests. Part II discusses the major types of psychological tests, while Part III looks at present-day issues affecting testing such as bias, laws and ethics. The text features a multitude of test profiles and sample items, demonstrating how  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert M Kaplan; Dennis P Saccuzzo
ISBN: 9780495095552 0495095559 0495506354 9780495506355
OCLC Number: 191810258
Description: xxvi, 715 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Norms and basic statistics for testing --
Correlation and regression --
Reliability --
Validity --
Writing and evaluating test items --
Test administration --
Interviewing techniques --
Theories of intelligence and the Binet scales --
The Wechsler Intelligence Scales : WAIS-III, WISC-IV, and WPPSI-III --
Other individual tests of ability in education and special education --
Standardized tests in education, civil service, and the military --
Applications in clinical and counseling settings --
Projective personality tests --
Computers and basic psychological science in testing --
Testing in counseling psychology --
Testing in health psychology and health care --
Testing in industrial and business settings --
Test bias --
Testing and the law --
Ethics and the future of psychological testing.
Responsibility: Robert M. Kaplan, Dennis P. Saccuzzo.
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Suitable for courses in psychological testing or tests and measurement, this book covers the principles of testing and measurement, the major types of tests such as Wechsler, Rorschach, and Binet,  Read more...

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