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Psychological testing

Author: Anne Anastasi; Susana Urbina
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ Prentice Hall 1997
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7. edView all editions and formats

This introduction to psychological testing familiarises students with the basics of test construction and prepares them to effectively evaluate different tests, choose tests for particular purposes  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Anastasi; Susana Urbina
ISBN: 0023030852 9780023030857 0136144888 9780136144885
OCLC Number: 832774822
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 561 - 679
Description: XIII, 721 Seiten Illustrationen, Diagramme
Contents: I. FUNCTIONS AND ORIGINS OF PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING. 1. Nature and Use of Psychological Tests. 2. Historical Antecedents of Modern Testing. II. TECHNICAL AND METHODOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES. 3. Norms and the Meaning of Test Scores. 4. Reliability. 5. Validity: Basic Concepts. 6. Validity: Measurement and Interpretation. 7. Item Analysis. III. ABILITY TESTING. 8. Individual Tests. 9. Tests for Special Populations. 10. Group Testing. 11. Nature of Intelligence. 12. Psychological Issues in Ability Testing. IV. PERSONALITY TESTING. 13. Self-Report Personality Inventories. 14. Measuring Interests and Attitudes. 15. Projective Techniques. 16. Other Assessment Techniques. V. APPLICATIONS OF TESTING. 17. Major Contexts of Current Test Use. 18. Ethical and Social Considerations in Testing. Appendix A: Alphabetical Listing of Tests and Other Assessment Tools. Appendix B: Addresses of Test Publishers, Distributors, and Test-Related Organizations. References. Acknowledgements. Name Index. Subject Index.
Responsibility: Anne Anastasi; Susana Urbina


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