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PSYC 368 3-14 notes and test review

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These notes cover presentations and chapter 11 notes along with the test review
psychological testing
Dr. Angela Knoverek
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PSYC 368
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This 5 page Class Notes was uploaded by Dawn Kohler on Monday March 14, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to psyc 368, at Truman State University taught by Dr. Angela Knoverek in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 11 views. For similar materials see psychological testing in Psychlogy at Truman State University.

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Date Created: 03/14/16
Psyc 368 3/14/2016 Peabody- 6 subsections Wechsler Intelligent scales- good measure for special ed. Lots of areas description on page 320. Manual for each test. Core (composite) and supplemental (extend abilities) ways to grade in book pg. 324 for table. WISC- Berbal Comprehension, Perceptual Reasoning , Working Memory, and Processing Speed. Fits well with IEP. WPPSI-III preschoolers tested has ethnically diverse norms. Fluid reasoning and Processing Speed. Put in IEPs with anaylasis of results with strengths and weaknesses. 90% of elementary sped students take it. Masters level usually school psychologist or psychologist. The GRE Anaylize academic material Verbal (multiple choice and complete sentences and write two sentences that mean the same), quantitative (word problems) and analytical writing (analysis of an argument to defend and analysis of an issue is it logical). 3hours and 45minutes. Online. Study gre practice and GRE vocab MAT- Miller Analogies Test Problem statements and analogies analytical ability. Also used for grad school, general, humanities, mathematics, language, natural and social sciences. Relationships between analogies. 120 total only scored for 100 and 60minutes of time. Computer based. Computer needs to have specific software. Mostly in US and Canada English based. Costs $80 Woodcock-Johnson Measures cognitive ability shows types of learning disabilities gains and gaps in cognitive ability. Based on research of Cattell, Horn and Carroll. 20 subtests can do standard or extended battery. 2 and up ages. Personal administration paper and pencil auditory. Basel and ceiling scoring. Standard 45-50 minutes. ACT English Math reading and Science. 13 up can take it. SAT Reading , writing Mathematics and optional essay. 180 minutes. Upper classmen in college can administer. Chapter 11 notes Specific Learning Disabilities using spoken or written language effects thinking, speaking, reading, writing, spelling and or math Look at what your students need to achieve for interventions. RtI- Uses pyramid with multiple levels. RtI addresses discrepancies between achievement and intellect. Example achievement= good grades while with time tests students with similar levels of achievement may score differently. Specific learning Disorder in reading- can understand but score low in reading scoring higher in math generally. 15pt or more gap n verbal and achievement can indicate specific learning disorders or other Issues. RtI pyramid Ind Sm All Small group may include reading and speech intervention while Individual includes sped and other students who need one on one intervention. Problem Based Intervention generally follows this structure. It accelerates learning. Look for intervention and accommodation Integrative testing- use multiple disciplines. Dynamic assessment- reading levels and IEP retests and updates. Administers aren’t neutral this helps the student learn faster. Learning potential Assessment device determines what tipe of intervention is needed Vygotsky-zoon of Proximal development- students have an aptitude but can achieve more with adult interventions. Achievement tests measure accomplishments of objectives. Achievement batteries are subdivisions of achievement tests. Aptitude tests are informal learning, prognostic, and or readiness tests can be pretests. CBCL 4-18 age range Measures behavioral and emotional subscales and can be used to look for syndromes. Conners- screen for ADHD. BASC-2 had parent and teacher report along with child self report can be used to detect underling causes of behavior such as depression and anxiety in kids. Diagnostic- looks for areas to target. Psycho educational battery two types of tests ex Woodcock-Johnson and WISC. Kaufman-simaltanious and sequential skill and learning styles look for teaching tips in the book. Age range 3-18 KABC. Performance- essay, questionnaire, work sample Portfolio used to evaluate performance. Authentic- relevant tasks Peer appraisal seldom used except for peer editing with essays. In education we also measure study habits, interests, attitudes, and organization. Test 3 Review Chapters 9-11  Look at Dr. Knoverek’s PowerPoint handouts and book material (nothing on student presentation PowerPoints will be tested on unless also in the textbook)  Know key terms at the ends of the chapters  Know intelligence theories, especially how individuals contributed to their development.  How experts and lay people thought of and defined intelligence.  Definitions of intelligence and types of intelligence such as crystalized and fluid intelligences.  Know general scores for IQ tests  Know the difference between floor, ceiling and basal levels of test scores.  Wechsler scales, How are they reported, Wechsler subtests.  Know Kaufman and its subtests  What are advantages and disadvantages to group testing  General age groups for tests  Purpose of tests  Some tests to know Iowa basic skills, SAT, ACT, GRE, MAT: Know what they do and definitions (use book not student PowerPoints; test material will come from book)


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