9780130805904

Appraisal Procedures for Counselors and Helping Professionals

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    9780130805904

  • ISBN10:

    0130805904

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2000
  • Publisher: PRENTICE HALL
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Summary

Text is appropriate for courses in assessment in counseling, psychological testing, and tests and measurement. The leading text in appraisal for counselors. This thorough overview of appraisal covers basic measurement theory and all relevant tests. It provides guidance on how and when to use tests in different environments with different populations, and it provides practical suggestions on basic procedures like test selection, administration, and reporting.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 Models for Test Use and Selection
1(12)
CHAPTER 2 Statistical Concepts
13(24)
CHAPTER 3 Measurement Concepts
37(22)
CHAPTER 4 Locating and Selecting Tests
59(18)
CHAPTER 5 How to Administer Tests
77(16)
CHAPTER 6 Scoring and Interpreting Tests
93(18)
CHAPTER 7 Ability and Intelligence Testing
111(28)
CHAPTER 8 Aptitude Testing
139(16)
CHAPTER 9 Achievement Testing
155(20)
CHAPTER 10 Career and Employment Testing
175(30)
CHAPTER 11 Personality Testing
205(24)
CHAPTER 12 Assessment of Adjustment
229(22)
CHAPTER 13 Learning Styles
251(16)
CHAPTER 14 Assessment of Development
267(16)
CHAPTER 15 Environmental Assessment
283(16)
CHAPTER 16 The Computer in Assessment
299(16)
CHAPTER 17 Alternate and Authentic Assessment Techniques
315(22)
CHAPTER 18 Working with Special Populations
337(16)
CHAPTER 19 Multicultural Assessment
353(12)
CHAPTER 20 Test-Taking Skills
365(16)
CHAPTER 21 School Testing Programs
381(18)
CHAPTER 22 Communicating Test Results to Clients, Parents, and Professionals
399(24)
CHAPTER 23 Written Test Reports
423(18)
CHAPTER 24 Legal and Ethical Concerns and Issues in Testing
441(14)
CHAPTER 25 Current Trends and Issues
455(12)
APPENDIX A Tests 467(16)
APPENDIX B Test Publishers and Distributors 483(2)
GLOSSARY 485(10)
REFERENCES 495(14)
NAME INDEX 509(4)
SUBJECT INDEX 513(22)
TEST INDEX 535

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