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ERIC Number: ED455653
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 931
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ISBN: ISBN-0-9618209-7-7
Assessment of Children: Cognitive Applications. Fourth Edition.
Sattler, Jerome M.
This text is designed not only as a teaching text but also as a reference source for students and professionals on the assessment of the cognitive development of children. Chapters address: (1) process challenges of assessing children; (2) context challenges in assessing children; (3) ethical, legal, and professional applications of assessment practices; (4) useful statistical and measurement concepts; (5) historical survey and theories of intelligence; (6) issues related to the measurement and change of intelligence; (7) administering tests to children; (8) the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-III (WISC-III); (9) WISC-III subtests; (10) interpreting the WISC-III; (11) the Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence; (12) the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-III (WAIS-III); (13) WAIS-III subtests and interpreting the WAIS-III; (14) the Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale: Fourth Edition; (15) differential ability scales; (16) assessment of intelligence with specialized measures; (17) assessment of academic achievement; (18) assessment of receptive and expressive language; (19) assessment of culturally and linguistically diverse children; (20) research findings and recommendations on the assessment of culturally and linguistically diverse children; and (21) principles of report writing. Each chapter includes a summary of key points and study questions. Appendices include tables for the different tests. (Contains over 950 references.) (CR)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Stanford Binet Intelligence Scale; Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale; Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children; Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence