ERIC Number: EJ556556
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Utility of Intelligence Tests for Treatment Planning, Classification, and Placement Decisions: Recent Empirical Findings and Future Directions.
Gresham, Frank M.; Witt, Joseph C.
School Psychology Quarterly, v12 n3 p249-67 Fall 1997
Maintains that intelligence tests contribute little to the planning, implementation, and evaluation of instructional interventions for children. Suggests that intelligence tests are not useful in making differential diagnostic and classification determinations for children with mild learning problems and that such testing is not a cost-beneficial use of school psychologists' time. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special theme issue: "A Critical Appraisal of Intelligence Testing."