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Tests and Assessment [With Access Code] W. Bruce Walsh

Tests and Assessment [With Access Code]

W. Bruce Walsh

Published January 17th 2009
ISBN : 9780205705474
Hardcover
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MySearchLab provides students with a complete understanding of the research process so they can complete research projects confidently and efficiently. Students and instructors with an internet connection can visit www.MySearchLab.com and receiveMoreMySearchLab provides students with a complete understanding of the research process so they can complete research projects confidently and efficiently. Students and instructors with an internet connection can visit www.MySearchLab.com and receive immediate access to thousands of full articles from the EBSCO ContentSelect database. In addition, MySearchLab offers extensive content on the research process itself--including tips on how to navigate and maximize time in the campus library, a step-by-step guide on writing a research paper, and instructions on how to finish an academic assignment with endnotes and bibliography. 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.