ERIC Number: ED457230
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Essentials of Individual Achievement Assessment. Essentials of Psychological Assessment Series.
Smith, Douglas K.
This book discusses the achievement tests used in educational planning, transitional programming for students with disabilities, and career/vocational planning. Designed to help mental health professionals acquire knowledge and skills quickly, it includes the major individually administered tests. The chapters are: (1) "Overview"; (2) "Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement/Normative Update"; (3) "Peabody Individual Achievement Test-Revised/Normative Update"; (4) "Wechsler Individual Achievement Test I/II"; (5) "Wide Range Achievement Test 3"; and (6) "Developing Testing Accommodations for the K-TEA/NU, PIAT-R/NU, WRAT3, WIAT/WIAT-II." An appendix contains the "Code of Fair Testing Practices in Education" of the Joint Committee on Testing Practices. An annotated bibliography of 14 sources is attached. (Contains 4 tables, 11 figures, 118 references, and an index.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Career Planning, Disabilities, Educational Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Individual Differences, Mental Health Workers, Test Use
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 605 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10158 ($34.95). Tel: 800-225-5945 (Toll Free); Tel: 212-850-6336.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement; Peabody Individual Achievement Test; Wechsler Individual Achievement Test; Wide Range Achievement Test