Comprehending Test Manuals : A Guide and Workbook Paperback
* Your students will get valuable practice in interpreting actual excerpts from published test manuals. * Each of the 39 exercises begins with a guideline that helps students review the measurement concepts they will need in order to complete the exercise. * Background notes on each exercise describe the purpose of the test from which the excerpt was drawn. * Students answer questions that require them to locate and interpret important points in the excerpt. * The excerpts are largely unabridged so that students practice interpreting material as it is actually presented by test makers. * The skills they learn with this book can be easily transferred to other test manuals they may be using in the future. * Students have an ethical responsibility to be thoroughly familiar with the technical characteristics of the tests they will use.
This book prepares them for this responsibility. * All major topics are covered, including: * validity* reliability* standard error of measurement* norm group composition* derived scores * scales to detect faking * item analysis* cultural bias* The excerpts are drawn from tests such as:* Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children* Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test* 16PF* Stanford Binet Intelligence Scale* MMPI* Beck Depression Inventory* Stanford Achievement Test Series* KeyMath* and many others!
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 122 pages
- Publisher: Pyrczak Publishing
- Publication Date: 01/07/1998
- Category: Research methods: general
- ISBN: 9781884585128
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