9780495604587

Essentials of Testing and Assessment : A Practical Guide for Counselors, Social Workers, and Psychologists

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495604587

  • ISBN10:

    0495604585

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/10/2009
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Summary

Comprehensive and easy to read, Neukrug and Fawcett's ESSENTIALS OF TESTING AND ASSESSMENT: A PRACTICAL GUIDE, 2e introduces learners to the concepts and applications of assessment and testing. Case vignettes, samples of real tests, and additional activities and exercises increase understanding and reduce student anxiety.

Table of Contents

History And Current Professional Issues
History of Testing and Assessment
Ethical, Legal and Professional Issues in Assessment
Test Worthiness And Test Statistics
Test Worthiness: Validity, Reliability, Practicality and Cross-Cultural Fairness
Statistical Concepts: Making Meaning out of Raw Scores
Statistical Concepts: Creating New Scores to Interpret Test Data
Commonly -Used Assessment Techniques
Assessment of Educational Ability: Survey Battery, Diagnostic, Readiness and Cognitive Ability Tests
Intellectual and Cognitive Functioning: Intelligence Testing and Neuropsychological Assessment
Career and Occupational Assessment: Interest Inventories, Multiple Aptitude and Special Aptitude Tests
Clinical Assessment: Objective and Projective Personality Tests
Informal Assessment: Observation, Rating Scales, Classification Methods, Environmental Assessment, Records and Personal Documents and Performance-Based Assessment
Diagnosis And Writing The Assessment Report
Diagnosis in the Assessment Process
The Assessment Report Process: The Interview, Assessment Techniques, Environmental Assessment, and the Report
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