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The Resource Essentials of psychological testing, Susana Urbina

Essentials of psychological testing, Susana Urbina

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Essentials of psychological testing
Title
Essentials of psychological testing
Statement of responsibility
Susana Urbina
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"An engaging, practical guide to psychological testingEssentials of Psychological Testing, 2nd Edition is a fully updated and revised overview of the basic principles of psychometrics, including the information needed to understand and evaluate tests. It contains everything you need to know about the science of measuring knowledge, abilities, attitudes, personality traits, and education level, and introduces readers to the most relevant reference works in the field. This guide was written specifically for active professionals and students in fields ranging from clinical mental health and social work to education and human resources. In Essentials of Psychological Testing, 2nd Edition, even the most complicated psychometric principles are made interesting and easy to comprehend. More importantly, you will learn how to translate this new knowledge into practice by selecting the right tests, administering them appropriately, and correctly interpreting results.Dr. Susana Urbina describes the science of psychometrics, along with its history, providing important background information for the sections that follow. You'll find detailed information on testing procedures, score interpretation, reliability and validity, and "Test Yourself" questions that help activate your knowledge. In addition, the Second Edition has been updated to include: Information from the revised Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing New examples from the most recent versions of psychological tests Discussion of new test administration technologies, such as the Q-Interactive Illustrations and easy-to-find reinforcement of key concepts Dr. Urbina is recognized as a leading expert in the field of psychometrics, and her enjoyable writing style makes it easy to master this complex subject. Essentials of Psychological Testing, 2nd Edition is required reading for anyone who needs to know what psychological tests are and how to use them in a professional, consistent, scientifically sound manner"--
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1946-
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Urbina, Susana
Dewey number
150.28/7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF176
LC item number
.U73 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Essentials of behavioral science series
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  • Psychological tests
  • Psychometrics
  • PSYCHOLOGY / Assessment, Testing & Measurement
  • Psychological tests
  • Psychometrics
  • Psychometrie
  • Test
  • Testgütekriterium
Label
Essentials of psychological testing, Susana Urbina
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Series Preface -- Preface to the Second Edition -- Acknowledgments -- One Introduction to psychological tests and their uses -- Two Essential statistics for testing -- Three Essentials of test score interpretation -- Four Essentials of reliability -- Five Essentials of validity -- Six Essential test item considerations -- Seven Essentials of ethical test use -- Appendix A Commercially available tests mentioned in the text -- Appendix B Addresses of test publishers and distributors -- Appendix C Table of areas and ordinates of the normal curve -- References -- Index -- About the Author
Control code
869367662
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xiii, 383 pages
Isbn
9781118680483
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2014003355
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)869367662
Label
Essentials of psychological testing, Susana Urbina
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Series Preface -- Preface to the Second Edition -- Acknowledgments -- One Introduction to psychological tests and their uses -- Two Essential statistics for testing -- Three Essentials of test score interpretation -- Four Essentials of reliability -- Five Essentials of validity -- Six Essential test item considerations -- Seven Essentials of ethical test use -- Appendix A Commercially available tests mentioned in the text -- Appendix B Addresses of test publishers and distributors -- Appendix C Table of areas and ordinates of the normal curve -- References -- Index -- About the Author
Control code
869367662
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xiii, 383 pages
Isbn
9781118680483
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2014003355
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)869367662

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