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The Concurrent Validity of the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test-Revised Relative to the Comprehensive Tests of Basic Skills.
Beck, Frances Wi; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1985
The Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test Revised (PPVT-R) and the Comprehensive Tests of Basic Skills (CTBS) (reading, mathematics, and language subtests) were administered to 61 elementary school students in semi-rural Louisiana. Moderate positive correlations were found between PPVT-R scores and all CTBS subtests except mathematics computation. (GDC)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Basic Skills, Comparative Testing
The Criterion-Related Validity of Two Tests Hypothesized to Represent Left Brain and Right Brain Function for a Group of Elementary School Children.
Dombrower, Jule; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1982
The concurrent and postdictive validity of two newly-devised tests of contrasting hemispheric function (Test of Right Hemisphere Ability, Test of Left Hemisphere Ability) was investigated relative to scores earned on the reading and mathematics portions of the Comprehensive Tests of Basic Skills. (Author/PN)
Descriptors: Brain Hemisphere Functions, Elementary Education, Measurement Techniques, Quantitative Tests
The Concurrent Validity and Factor Structure of Seventeen Structure-of-Intellect Measures Reflecting Behavioral Content.
Favero, Jane; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1979
For a sample of 152 children in grades 2 to 6, interest centered upon concurrent validity of measures of empathy and social sensitivity as conceptualized within the behavioral segment of Guilford's structure-of-intellect model and a criterion measure represented by a standardized test of academic performance. (Author/CTM)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Tests, Divergent Thinking
The Predictive Validity of the Developmental Test of Visual-Motor Integration under Group and Individual Modes of Administration Relative to Academic Performance Measures of Second-Grade Pupils without Identifiable Major Learning Disabilities.
Curtis, Connie June; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1979
The score distributions of the two methods of administration described in the title revealed comparable means, standard deviations, and general shape of distribution. With respect to validity coefficients, no appreciable differences were found. (JKS)
Descriptors: Comparative Testing, Educational Testing, Eye Hand Coordination, Grade 2