Psychological Testing: A Practical Introduction, 2nd Edition

Edition: 2nd
Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 2006-10-01
Publisher(s): WILEY
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Tom Hogan's Psychological Testing: A Practical Introduction, 2e emphasizes active learning strategies to provide a practical introduction to the field of testing in psychology and allied disciplines. A rigorous yet accessible text, Psychological Testing is uniquely written as a learning device as opposed to a reference work, encouraging readers to apply the material they are learning to real-life, contemporary situations.

Author Biography

Thomas P. Hogan teaches in the Education and Psychology Departments of the University of Scranton. Having written over 100 articles, presentations, papers, and chapters on educational measurement and assessment issues, he has also coauthored several widely used standardized and criterion-referenced assessment instruments. Dr. Hogan frequently serves as a consultant to school, state, and national organizations on assessment issues.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1:The World of Psychological Testing
Chapter 2: Sources of Information about Tests
Chapter 3: Test Norms
Chapter 4: Reliability
Chapter 5: Validity
Chapter 6: Test Development and Item Analysis
Chapter 7: Intelligence Theories and Issues
Chapter 8: Individual Tests of Intelligence
Chapter 9: Group Tests of Mental Ability
Chapter 10: Neuropsychological Assessment (Brooke Cannon)
Chapter 11:Achievement Tests
Chapter 12: Objective Personality Tests
Chapter 13: Clinical Instruements and Methods
Chapter 14: Projective Techniques
Chapter 15: Interests andAttitudes
Chapter 16: Ethical and Legal Issues

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