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Whitworth, Randolph H.; Chrisman, Sabine M. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1987
The Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children and Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence (WPPSI) were administered to Anglo- and Mexican-American children aged four to six. Both scales measured similar, but not identical, intellectual and achievement factors, indicating concurrent validity. Anglo children scored higher on WPPSI verbal…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Comparative Testing, Concurrent Validity, Early Childhood Education
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Whitworth, Randolph H.; Gibbons, Ruth T. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1986
A cross-racial comparison of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS) was made with the revised version, the WAIS-R. Three groups of Anglo, Black, and Mexican-American male college students were administered both versions of the WAIS on the same day. Significant differences were found among the racial groups. (Author/LMO)
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Anglo Americans, Blacks, Comparative Testing
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Alvidres, Maria D.; Whitworth, Randolph H. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1981
A validity study on a locally developed college entrance examination was conducted. Thirteen variables combined accounted for only 20 percent of the total variance in university grade point average. A critical analysis of the entrance examination and university selection procedures is discussed and contrasted with data from United States colleges.…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, College Entrance Examinations, College Freshmen, Foreign Countries