ERIC Number: ED040903
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1969-May-15
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A Pilot Study of the Social Competence Assessment Profile (P-SCAP) - Part I.
The P-SCAP is an experimental format for verifying assessment procedures specially designed for use with retarded children. It does not measure intelligence or social learning. The resultant scores are useful only for measuring the suitability of the format and type of task for testing retarded children. These scores can determine the following: 1) whether or not retarded children have the prerequisite perceptual, verbal and motor skills to perform the tasks; 2) how many pretraining items are needed in order to make this procedure useable; 3) how the test procedure relates to age and other student characteristics. If this technique is successful it will be used in a forthcoming Social Competence Assessment Profile (SCAP) which is specifically designed for measuring the social learning of retarded children. P-SCAP test procedures give the children an opportunity to manipulate some educational pictures in a game-like situation. There are two 30-minute testing sections, each with a total of 22 demonstration, Pretraining, and test items. General directions for administration, test procedures, and item directions are given. Appendices include: tips for field test representatives, a basic information form, and a testing evaluation form. Some related documents are SO 000 004, SO 000 099, SO 000 138, SO 000 140, SO 000 141, SO 000 156-000 158. (SBE)
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Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Yeshiva Univ., New York, NY. Dept. of Special Education.