Tests and Assessment

Tests and Assessment

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For junior through graduate-level courses in Psychological Testing, Psychological Assessment, Educational and Psychological Measurement, and Educational Appraisal in departments of Psychology, Education, and Counseling.This text presents basic concepts in tests and assessment to contribute to a more intelligent understanding and use of psychological and educational tests. It focuses on the theory, techniques, and skills used to assess people and their behavior in context with the environment.show more

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  • Paperback | 481 pages
  • 184.2 x 241.3 x 25.4mm | 884.52g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 0130959472
  • 9780130959478

Table of contents

I. FOUNDATIONS OF TESTS AND ASSESSMENT. 1. The History and Meaning of Assessment. 2. Basic Statistical Concepts in Testing and Assessment. 3. Reliability, Validity, and Test Construction. II. THE ASSESSMENT OF PERSONALITY. 4. Objective Personality Assessment. 5. Projective and Behavioral Personality Assessment. III. THE ASSESSMENT OF COGNITIVE ABILITY. 6. The Nature and Assessment of Intelligence. 7. The Assessment of Aptitudes. 8. The Assessment of Achievement. IV. THE ASSESSMENT OF INTERESTS AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT. 9. The Assessment of Interests. 10. The Assessment of Work Values, Career Development and Maturity, and Career Indecision. V. THE ASSESSMENT OF ENVIRONMENT, PERSON-ENVIRONMENT INTERACTION, AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT. 11. Environmental Assessment. 12. Person-Environment Psychology and Assessment. 13. Human Development and Assessment. VI. ETHICAL STANDARDS OF TESTS AND ASSESSMENT. 14. Professional and Ethical Standards and Social Issues in Assessment. References. Name Index. Subject Index.show more

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