Psychological Testing: Principles, Applications, and Issues

Psychological Testing: Principles, Applications, and Issues

Co-authors Kaplan and Saccuzzo’s engaging, thorough text demonstrates how psychological tests are constructed and used, both in a professional setting and in everyday lives. PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING: PRINCIPLES, APPLICATIONS, AND ISSUES, SEVENTH EDITION is organized into three parts for instructor convenience. Part I focuses on the core concepts that affect the evaluation of all tests. Part II discusses the major types of psychological tests, while Part III looks at present-day issues affecting testing such as bias, laws and ethics. Chapters are independent enough to allow instructors to structure their class to achieve course objectives. The text features a multitude of test profiles and sample items, demonstrating how psychological testing is used and reported. Real-life case studies demonstrate the uses and misuses of psychological testing, helping to maximize student interest. Technical Example boxes explain complex statistical concepts in detail to ensure students are fully grasping the concepts. PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING: PRINCIPLES, APPLICATIONS, AND ISSUES, SEVENTH EDITION features the fundamentals of psychological testing, their important applications, and the controversies that emerge from those applications in the clinical, education, industrial and legal settings. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Psychological Testing: Principles, Applications, and Issues

Psychological Testing: Principles, Applications, and Issues

Easy-to-read and accessible, PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING: PRINCIPLES, APPLICATIONS, AND ISSUES effectively communicates the excitement and dynamics of the field of psychological testing. Robert Kaplan and Dennis Saccuzzo provide students with a current analysis of the most widely used psychological tests in schools, professional training programs, business, industry, the military, and clinical settings. The authors offer a clear picture of how psychological tests are constructed, how they are used, and how an understanding of them can make a difference in their careers and everyday lives. Comprehensive and accurate, yet interesting and personally relevant, this book gets and keeps students' attention through the use of informal discussions and real-life examples. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Psychological Testing

Principles, Applications, and Issues

Psychological Testing

Easy-to-read and accessible, PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING: PRINCIPLES, APPLICATIONS, AND ISSUES effectively communicates the excitement and dynamics of the field of psychological testing. Robert Kaplan and Dennis Saccuzzo provide students with a current analysis of the most widely used psychological tests in schools, professional training programs, business, industry, the military, and clinical settings. The authors offer a clear picture of how psychological tests are constructed, how they are used, and how an understanding of them can make a difference in their careers and everyday lives. Comprehensive and accurate, yet interesting and personally relevant, this book gets and keeps students' attention through the use of informal discussions and real-life examples.

Psychological testing

principles, applications, and issues

Psychological testing

This accessible and engaging book for undergraduates is less cluttered with details than other books for the course and students like to read it! It offers an up-to-date analysis of the most widely-used tests in educational, industrial, clinical, and health settings. The Third Edition features a significant increase in the number of test profiles, sample items, and figures, while it addresses timely and controversial topics such as nationalized testing, test bias, and cross-cultural issues. Kaplan and Saccuzzo cover the technical principles of test evaluation and construction in a concise, comprehendible manner, using practical examples from ''real life.'' Assuming no theoretical background and little knowledge of statistics, the book provides thorough coverage of basic statistical concepts while ensuring an understanding of important principles.

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Appealing to co-ordinators of college success courses (those who place equal emphasis on academic skills and personal adjustment), this text addresses course topics from the standpoint of the individual student.