Principles and Applications of Assessment in Counseling

Author: Susan Whiston
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840028556
Release Date: 2012-04-13
Genre: Medical

This comprehensive introduction to appraisal and assessment, created specifically for counseling students, presents mathematical and statistical concepts in a simple and useful manner. The book stresses the importance of counselors being good consumers of assessment tools, to avoid misusing tools in manners harmful to clients. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Becoming a Behavioral Science Researcher

Author: Rex B. Kline
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781606235966
Release Date: 2008-08-21
Genre: Psychology

Students and beginning researchers often discover that their introductory statistics and methods courses have not fully equipped them to plan and execute their own behavioral research studies. This indispensable book bridges the gap between coursework and conducting independent research. With clarity and wit, the author helps the reader build needed skills to formulate a precise, meaningful research question; understand the pros and cons of widely used research designs and analysis options; correctly interpret the outcomes of statistical tests; make informed measurement choices for a particular study; manage the practical aspects of data screening and preparation; and craft effective journal articles, oral presentations, and posters. Including annotated examples and recommended readings, most chapters feature theoretical and computer-based exercises; an answer appendix at the back of the book allows readers to check their work.

The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

Author: Irving B. Weiner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470170250
Release Date: 2010-01-19
Genre: Psychology

Psychologists, researchers, teachers, and students need complete and comprehensive information in the fields of psychology and behavioral science. The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology, Volume One has been the reference of choice for almost three decades. This indispensable resource is updated and expanded to include much new material. It uniquely and effectively blends psychology and behavioral science. The Fourth Edition features over 1,200 entries; complete coverage of DSM disorders; and a bibliography of over 10,000 citations. Readers will benefit from up-to-date and authoritative coverage of every major area of psychology.

Tests in Print

Author: Oscar Krisen Buros
Publisher:
ISBN: STANFORD:36105025984779
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Educational tests and measurements


Tests in Print II

Author: Buros Institute
Publisher: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements
ISBN: UOM:49015003120558
Release Date: 1974-11-01
Genre: Reference

Customers who place a standing order for the Tests in Print series or the Mental Measurements Yearbook series will receive a 10% discount on every volume. To place your standing order, please call 1-800-848-6224 (in the U.S.) or 919-966-7449 (outside the U.S.). Designed to complement the Mental Measurements Yearbooks, Tests in Print fills a pressing need for a comprehensive bibliography of all commercially available English language tests in print. Although these volumes are useful in and of themselves, their maximum usefulness requires the availability and use of the Mental Measurements Yearbooks. Although information on available tests and specific test bibliographies is valuable, the greatest service which Tests in Print can perform is to encourage test users to choose tests more wisely by consulting the MMY test reviews, test reviews from journals, and the professional literature on the construction, use, and validity of the tests being considered. Tests in Print II contains invaluable reference work for all test users lists: 2,467 tests published as separates which were in print as of early 1974 16,574 references through 1971 on specific tests a cumulative name index for each test with references a reprinting of the 1974 APA-AERA-NCME Standards for Educational and Psychological Tests a directly of 493 test publishers with complete listings of their tests a title index which includes both in-print and out-of-print tests an analytical author index a scanning index for quickly locating tests designed for a particular population.

Tests in Print V

Author: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements
Publisher: Buros Inst of Mental
ISBN: OSU:32436010547428
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Study Aids

Customers who place a standing order for the Tests in Print series or the Mental Measurements Yearbook series will receive a 10% discount on every volume. To place your standing order, please call 1-800-848-6224 (in the U.S.) or 919-966-7449 (outside the U.S.). Designed to complement the Mental Measurements Yearbooks, Tests in Print fills a pressing need for a comprehensive bibliography of all commercially available English language tests in print. Although these volumes are useful in and of themselves, their maximum usefulness requires the availability and use of the Mental Measurements Yearbooks. Although information on available tests and specific test bibliographies is valuable, the greatest service which Tests in Print can perform is to encourage test users to choose tests more wisely by consulting the MMY test reviews, test reviews from journals, and the professional literature on the construction, use, and validity of the tests being considered. Although information on available tests and specific test bibliographies is valuable, the greatest service which Tests in Print can perform is to encourage test users to choose tests more wisely by consulting the MMY test reviews, the excerpted test reviews from journals, and the professional literature on the construction, use, and validity of the tests being considered. Tests in Print V contains information on over four thousand instruments. Along with a brief description, entries include population, scoring, pricing, publisher information, and a reference list of professional literature citing articles relevant to individual instruments. Indexes of titles, classified subjects, names, and scores, as well as a publishers directory and index are included, with notations for out-of-print instruments. Information is given for tests in a wide range of areas, including education, psychology, counseling, management, health care, career planning, sociology, personnel, child development, social science, and research. Tests in Print V also provides a comprehensive index to the Mental Measurements Yearbook by directing readers to the appropriate volume or volumes for reviews of specific tests.

Cognitive and Intellectual Disabilities

Author: Stephen B. Richards
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135049263
Release Date: 2014-09-15
Genre: Education

Cognitive and Intellectual Disabilities: Historical Perspectives, Current Practices, and Future Directions provides thorough coverage of the causes and characteristics of cognitive and intellectual disabilities (formerly known as mental retardation) as well as detailed discussions of the validated instructional approaches in the field today. Features include: A companion website that offers students and instructors learning objectives, additional activities, discussion outlines, and practice tests for each chapter of the book. An up-to-date volume that reflects the terminology and criteria of the DSM-V and is aligned with the current CEC standards. Teaching Applications: presents the strongest coverage available in any introductory text on instructional issues and applications for teaching students with cognitive and intellectual disabilities. A unique chapter on "Future Issues" that explores the philosophical, social, legal, medical, educational, and personal issues that professionals and people with cognitive and intellectual disabilities face. This comprehensive and current introductory textbook is ideally suited for introductory or methods courses related to cognitive and intellectual disabilities.

Tests in Print III

Author: James V. Mitchell
Publisher:
ISBN: UOM:39076001010763
Release Date: 1983
Genre: Educational tests and measurements

Customers who place a standing order for the Tests in Print series or the Mental Measurements Yearbook series will receive a 10% discount on every volume. To place your standing order, please call 800-755-1105 (in the U.S.) or 402-472-3581 (outside the U.S.). Designed to complement the Mental Measurements Yearbooks, Tests in Print fills a pressing need for a comprehensive bibliography of all tests in print. Although these volumes are useful in and of themselves, their maximum usefulness requires the availability and use of the Mental Measurements Yearbooks. Although information on available tests and specific test bibliographies is valuable, the greatest service which Tests in Print can perform is to encourage test users to choose tests more wisely by consulting the MMY test reviews, the excerpted test reviews from journals, and the professional literature on the construction, use, and validity of the tests being considered.

Catalog of Copyright Entries Third Series

Author: Library of Congress. Copyright Office
Publisher:
ISBN: UIUC:30112113401738
Release Date: 1975
Genre: Copyright

The record of each copyright registration listed in the Catalog includes a description of the work copyrighted and data relating to the copyright claim (the name of the copyright claimant as given in the application for registration, the copyright date, the copyright registration number, etc.).

Sources of information in the social sciences

Author: William H. Webb
Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association
ISBN: UOM:39015010750126
Release Date: 1986
Genre: Social Science

Brief descriptions of specific fields in history, economics, and other areas of social science introduce annotated bibliographies of source material