ERIC Number: EJ527602
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Wherefore Art Thou, Multiple Intelligences? Alternative Assessments for Identifying Talent in Ethnically Diverse and Low Income Students.
Plucker, Jonathan A.; And Others
Gifted Child Quarterly, v40 n2 p81-92 Spr 1996
This study evaluated the reliability and validity of a battery of instruments based on Multiple Intelligences theory, including teacher checklists and performance-based assessment activities developed for the identification of talent in culturally diverse and/or low-income kindergarten and first-grade students. Acceptable reliability but questionable validity were found. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Alternative Assessment, Check Lists, Cultural Differences, Ethnic Groups, Evaluation Methods, Gifted Disadvantaged, Low Income Groups, Minority Groups, Multiple Intelligences, Performance Based Assessment, Primary Education, Student Evaluation, Talent Identification, Test Reliability, Test Validity, Theories
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue: World Class Standards, Alternative Assessment and Extraordinary Performance.