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Expanded Assessment for Discrimination Learning with Mentally Retarded Persons: A Practical Strategy for Research and Training.
Yu, Dickie; And Others – American Journal on Mental Retardation, 1989
Research findings were reviewed on the Auditory Visual Combined Discrimination Test, which can be used with severely and profoundly mentally retarded persons to assess basic position, visual, and auditory discriminations. The test was found to be reliable and predictive of client performance in classroom learning, language, and vocational tasks.…
Descriptors: Discrimination Learning, Perception Tests, Predictive Measurement, Severe Mental Retardation
Assessing Movement Control in Children with Mental Retardation: A Generalizability Analysis of Observers.
Ulrich, Dale A.; And Others – American Journal on Mental Retardation, 1989
The study of variance in observers assessing movement control in children with mild mental retardation found that observers who received informal training needed to observe twice as many trials to reach an acceptable standard of reliability compared to the observers who received competency-based training. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Classroom Observation Techniques, Competency Based Teacher Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Interrater Reliability