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This book 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. Chapter topics include the history and meaning of assessment; basic statistical concepts in testing and assessment; reliability, validity, and test construction; objective personality assessment; projective and behavioral personality assessment; the nature and assessment of intelligence; the assessment of aptitudes, achievement, interests, work values, career development and maturity, and career indecision; environmental assessment; person-environment psychology and assessment; human development and assessment.; and professional and ethical standards and social issues in assessment. For use in guidance and counseling professions, social work, educational administration, and other areas in which a background in testing and assessment is needed.

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This text presents basic concepts in psychological tests and assessment. It focuses on the theory, techniques and skills used to assess people and their behaviour in context with the environment. This edition includes a revised section on race, ethnicity and culture in tests and assessment.

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Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again! Virtually all testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events are included. Cram101 Textbook Outlines gives all of the outlines, highlights, notes for your textbook with optional online practice tests. Only Cram101 Outlines are Textbook Specific. Cram101 is NOT the Textbook.

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This book 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. Chapter topics include the history and meaning of assessment; basic statistical concepts in testing and assessment; reliability, validity, and test construction; objective personality assessment; projective and behavioral personality assessment; the nature and assessment of intelligence; the assessment of aptitudes, achievement, interests, work values, career development and maturity, and career indecision; environmental assessment; person-environment psychology and assessment; human development and assessment.; and professional and ethical standards and social issues in assessment. For use in guidance and counseling professions, social work, educational administration, and other areas in which a background in testing and assessment is needed.

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780130959478
Author:
Walsh, W Bruce
Publisher:
Pearson
Author:
Walsh, W. Bruce
Author:
Betz, Nancy E.
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Location:
Upper Saddle River, N.J.
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Psychological tests
Subject:
Testing
Subject:
Ability
Subject:
Psychometrics
Subject:
Assessment, Testing & Measurement
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Psychology & Psychiatry
Subject:
Psychology : General
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
4
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
MySearchLab Series 15% off
Series Volume:
no. 99-01
Publication Date:
June 2000
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
481
Dimensions:
9.1 x 7 x 1.2 in 771 gr

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"Synopsis" by , This text presents basic concepts in psychological tests and assessment. It focuses on the theory, techniques and skills used to assess people and their behaviour in context with the environment. This edition includes a revised section on race, ethnicity and culture in tests and assessment.
"Synopsis" by , Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again! Virtually all testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events are included. Cram101 Textbook Outlines gives all of the outlines, highlights, notes for your textbook with optional online practice tests. Only Cram101 Outlines are Textbook Specific. Cram101 is NOT the Textbook.
"Synopsis" by , This book 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. Chapter topics include the history and meaning of assessment; basic statistical concepts in testing and assessment; reliability, validity, and test construction; objective personality assessment; projective and behavioral personality assessment; the nature and assessment of intelligence; the assessment of aptitudes, achievement, interests, work values, career development and maturity, and career indecision; environmental assessment; person-environment psychology and assessment; human development and assessment.; and professional and ethical standards and social issues in assessment. For use in guidance and counseling professions, social work, educational administration, and other areas in which a background in testing and assessment is needed.
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