Psychological Testing (Non-Infotrac Version) / Edition 5

Psychological Testing (Non-Infotrac Version) / Edition 5

by Robert M. Kaplan, Dennis P. Saccuzzo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534505252

ISBN-13: 9780534505257

Pub. Date: 08/01/2000

Publisher: Wadsworth

Easy-to-read and accessible, this book effectively communicates the excitement and dynamics of the field of psychological testing. Robert Kaplan and Dennis Saccuzzo provide students with a current analysis of the most widely used psychological tests in schools, professional training programs, business, industry, the military, and clinical settings. As students read

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Easy-to-read and accessible, this book effectively communicates the excitement and dynamics of the field of psychological testing. Robert Kaplan and Dennis Saccuzzo provide students with a current analysis of the most widely used psychological tests in schools, professional training programs, business, industry, the military, and clinical settings. As students read through the book, they get a clear picture of how psychological tests are constructed, how they are used, and how an understanding of them can make a difference in their careers and everyday lives.Students will get a very real sense of how psychological tests are constructed, how they are used, and how an understanding of them can make a difference in their careers and everyday lives. Comprehensive and accurate, yet interesting and personally relevant, this book gets and keeps students' attention through the use of informal discussions and real-life examples.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534505257
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Publication date:
08/01/2000
Edition description:
5TH
Pages:
736

Table of Contents


PART I: PRINCIPLES
1.Introduction
2.Norms and Basic Statistics for Testing
3.Correlation and Regression
4.Reliability
5.Validity
6.Writing and Evaluating Test Items
7.Selection and Decision Analysis
8.Test Administration.
PART II: APPLICATIONS
9.Interviewing Techniques
10.Theories of Intelligence and the Binet Scale
11.The Wechsler Intelligence Scales
12.Other Individual Tests of Ability
13.Group Ability Tests: Intelligence, Achievement, and Aptitude
14.Tests for Choosing Careers
15.Structured Personality Tests
16.Projective Personality Tests
17.Cognitive-Behavioral Assessment
18.Testing in Health Psychology and Health Care.
PART III: ISSUES
19.Test Bias
20.Testing and the Law
21.The Future of Psychological Testing. APPENDICES
1.Areas of a Standard Normal Distribution
2.Publishers of Major Tests
3.Critical Values of r for Two-Tailed Test
4.Critical Values of t
5.Code of Fair Testing Practices in Education.

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