Appraisal Procedures for Counselors and Helping Professionals

Appraisal Procedures for Counselors and Helping Professionals

by Robert J. Drummond
     
 
Thorough coverage of appraisal. Basic measurement theory and all relevant tests are included, plus a broad array of types of assessments from ability, aptitude, and achievement testing to school, career, and mental health assessment. Practical guidance. Basic procedures in appraisal, including test selection, administration, interpretation, and reporting, are all

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Thorough coverage of appraisal. Basic measurement theory and all relevant tests are included, plus a broad array of types of assessments from ability, aptitude, and achievement testing to school, career, and mental health assessment. Practical guidance. Basic procedures in appraisal, including test selection, administration, interpretation, and reporting, are all presented in clear, useful prose. Expanded content. This edition has expanded coverage of measurement concepts (especially reliability and validity), computer-assisted and computer-adaptive testing, personality testing, and high-stakes testing in education.

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Intended to help current and future workers in the helping professions to become better consumers of psychological and educational tests and assessment procedures, this text covers the philosophical and ethical principles involved in testing, when tests are used and why, how to locate and select valid and reliable instruments, and how to interpret and report results. Updates include new tests, web site listings, and computer versions of tests and interpretive reports. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780023306815
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
10/28/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
527
Product dimensions:
7.77(w) x 9.42(h) x 1.38(d)

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