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ERIC Number: EJ505929
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0095-7984
What Good Is This Thing Called Intelligence and Why Bother to Measure It?
Hilliard, Asa G.
Journal of Black Psychology, v20 n4 p430-44 Nov 1994
Reviews the issues and evidence on "measuring" student intelligence. The construct validity of "intelligence," the role of cultural context as a modifier of the meaning of test results, and the lack of meaningful predictive validity of IQ tests are discussed. Results conclude that measuring intelligence currently has no contribution to instructional design that can benefit students. (GR)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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