ERIC Number: ED455653
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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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)
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Measurement, Cognitive Tests, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Expressive Language, Gifted, Intellectual Development, Intelligence, Intelligence Quotient, Intelligence Tests, Minority Group Children, Receptive Language, Standardized Tests, Test Content, Test Interpretation, Test Reliability, Test Validity, Testing
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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