Adapting Educational and Psychological Tests for by Ronald K. Hambleton,Peter F. Merenda,Charles D. Spielberger

By Ronald K. Hambleton,Peter F. Merenda,Charles D. Spielberger

Adapting academic and mental assessments for Cross-Cultural Assessment seriously examines and advances new equipment and practices for adapting exams for cross-cultural evaluate and examine. The foreign try out fee (ITC) guidance for try model and conceptual and methodological matters in try out variation are defined intimately, and questions of ethics and trouble for validity of try rankings in cross-cultural contexts are conscientiously tested. Advances in attempt translation and model technique, together with statistical identity of incorrect try out goods, setting up equivalence of alternative language models of a attempt, and methodologies for evaluating assessments in a number of languages, are reviewed and evaluated. The booklet additionally makes a speciality of adapting skill, fulfillment, and character exams for cross-cultural evaluation in academic, commercial, and medical settings.

This ebook furthers the ITC's undertaking of stimulating examine on well timed issues linked to overview. It offers a great source for classes in psychometric equipment, try out building, and academic and/or mental review, trying out, and size. Written by way of the world over recognized students in psychometric tools and cross-cultural psychology, the gathering of chapters also needs to supply crucial info for educators and psychologists interested by cross-cultural evaluate, in addition to scholars desiring to such careers.

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