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Psychological testing : a practical approach to design and evaluation /

by Kline, Theresa,
Published by : Sage Publications, (Thousand Oaks, Calif. :) Physical details: xii, 356 p. : ill. ; 26 cm. ISBN:788178295718 (pbk.); 8178295717 (pbk.). Year: 2005
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 335-347) and index.

1. The assessment of individuals : the critical role and fundamentals of measurement -- 2. Designing and writing items -- 3. Designing and scoring responses -- 4. Collecting data : sampling and screening -- 5. Classical test theory : assumptions, equations, limitations, and item analyses -- 6. Modern test theory : assumptions, equations, limitations, and item analyses -- 7. Reliability of test scores and test items -- 8. Reliability of raters -- 9. Assessing validity using content and criterion methods -- 10. Assessing validity via item internal structure -- 11. Ethics and professional issues in testing -- 12. Brief reviews of some selected tests and concluding comments.

"Theresa Kline guides readers through the process of designing and evaluating a test, paying careful attention to ensure that the test meets the highest professional standards. Kline uses simple, clear examples throughout and fully details the required statistical analyses." "Psychological Testing is perfectly suited as a main text for upper-level undergraduate and graduate testing or psychometrics courses in departments of Psychology, Education, Sociology, Management, and in the Human Services disciplines. Professional researchers, educators, and consultants will also want to add this to their libraries for up-to-date coverage of test design and evaluation techniques."--BOOK JACKET.

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