Assessment of Intellectual Functioning / Edition 2

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Overview

This fully updated, comprehensive text examines the assessment of intellectual abilities in children and adults. Chapters emphasize the rationale and techniques for measuring intellectual function in educational, clinical, and other organizational settings. The author includes detailed descriptions of the most widely used procedures for administering, scoring, and interpreting individual and group intelligence tests. This second edition features additional material on testing the handicapped, individual and group differences in mental abilities, theories and issues in the assessment of mental abilities, and new tests for measuring intelligence and related abilities.

Deals w/measurement concepts & methods/test administration, scoring & interpretation/group tests, etc.

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Presents the latest research data and concepts in measuring cognitive abilities in children and adults, investigating the rationale and techniques for measuring intellectual functioning in educational, clinical, and other organizational contexts. Describes procedures for administering, scoring, and interpreting intelligence tests, and addresses special problems in examining individuals in various age, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups. Includes a list of tests and vendors. This second edition covers new tests and revisions of tests, and offers questions, activities, and a glossary. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306451522
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 1/31/1996
  • Series: Perspectives on Individual Differences Series
  • Edition description: 2nd ed. 1996
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 412
  • Product dimensions: 1.00 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Table of Contents

Foundations and Definitions. Measurement Concepts and Methods. Test Administration, Scoring, and Interpretation. Individual Testing of School-age Children I: SBIV and WISCIII. Individual Testing of School-age Children II: KABC, DTLA, and DAS. Individual Testing of Adolescents and Adults: Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale. Individual Testing of Preschool Children and Infants. Individual Testing of the Handicapped. Group Tests of Intelligence. Testing in other Countries and Cultures. Individual and Group Differences in Mental Abilities. Theories and Issues in the Assessment of Mental Abilities. Looking Forward. Glossary. Appendix A: Standardized American Intelligence Tests. Appendix B: American Suppliers of Intelligence Tests and Related Materials. Index.

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