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COUN 555 Final
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What does WAIS stand for?
Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale
What does the WPPSI stand for?
Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence
What does achievement measure?
Current knowledge and skills (in-class exam)
What does aptitude measure?
Future performance (SAT)
What kind of test is the Perdue Pegboard and what does it measure?
Specialized test, Finger dexterity
What psychometric feature should an admissions test have?
What is the most well-known admissions test?
If someone is known as engaging, caring, and social: what is her primary Holland Code?
What is a strength of interest inventories?
They tend to be reliable because interests are stable
What kind of test/inventory measures independence, motivation, sociliability, and attitude?
Are personality tests relevant for career counseling?
What assessments are good to use in career counseling?
Career assessments, skills assessments, personality tests, aptitude tests, values assessments, interest inventories
What type of personality characteristics are more enduring? Type or Trait
What's another name for Objective personality tests?
Name a Projective personality test
Rorschach, Tree/House/Person, TAT
What theory are projectice tests based on and why?
Psychoanalytic, because they function on the premise of an exisiting unconscious (deliberately ambigious)
What does the MMPI measure?
What is the point of a clinical assessment?
To diagnose mental disorders
What's the difference between structured and semi-structured?
Structured: reading from a script verbatim. Semi-structured: start with script question then more questions off of that
When is it appropriate to move to a mental status exam?
If any abnormal behavior is showing (psychosis)
When does informal observation start?
With the handshake between the clinician and client (first face-to-face encounter)
What is the primary function of the feedback sessons?
Informing the client of their assessment results, other observations, tieing things together, recommendations, asking for additional information
Is the examinee usually there for the feedback (report)?
Yes, even if it is a child
What do you do if the client does not undertand the report results?
Keep breaking them down, use graphics, use charts, use simple language, graphs, profiles
What's the objective of the written report?
For the file, for other people involved, answers the referral question, to organize and interpret everything, to make recommendations
How should the assessment report be written?
In understandable language, avoiving jargon, not being technical
What does it mean if there is a flat profile?
In an IEP meeting: there is a similar level of performance in all areas measured, performed all the way across
What is it called when a test has items that do not seem to reflect the content?
Content validity, content sampling error
What is it called when there are two different observers? What if they report different results?
Interrater reliability, interrater differences
If the reliability coefficient is .27, what percentage is attributed to random chance area?
What is it called when a test is great and you want to give it again to see if you get the same score?
What estimate of reliability would you use if you create two versions of a test?
Alternate forms reliability
If the test manual says the reliability coefficient is .92, what percentage of the variance is explained by real differences?
What kind of validity is calculated by correlating test scores with other scores that measure the same construct?
Some test companies use factor analysis (ex. big 5), what is the goal of factor analysis?
To define common factors to reduce data, simplifies to a few factors
If I have a class in Testing and give you a test on Microbiology, what is the validity problem?
If I have one test that differentiates between groups of children who have one characteristic and groups of children who have a different characteristic, what kind of validity evidence is this?
Who created the two-factor theory of intelligence?
Who created the multifactor theory of intelligence?
Who created the hierarchical model of intelligence?
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