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Educational Testing and Measurement

R.K. Shah (Author)
Synopsis This book is devoted to the study of various educational tests and measurement. It is also a guide book for the application of these tests in various fields. Various tests like: Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery(ASVAB), Army Alpha and Beta Tests, Computerised Adaptive Testing Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (CATASVAB), Differential Aptitude Test Battery, General Abilities Test (GAT), Graduate Record Examination (GRE), Group Tests, Individual Mental Abilities Test, Iowa Test of Educational Development (ITED). Kuder-Richardson Formula-21, Learning Abilities Measurement Program (LAMP), Medical College Admission Test (MCAT), Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI), Minnesota Vocational Interest Inventory, National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (NMSQT), Rorschach Inkbolt Test, Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), School and College Ability Test (SCAT), Sequential Test of Educational Program (STEP), Stanford-Binet Test, SVIB, Thematic Apperception Test, American College Test (ACT) and Woodcock –Johnson Ability Tests etc. have been discussed very minutely in this book. The book is divided into nine chapters. The chapter one deals with the history and current trends in testing. The second chapter is about various testing approaches. The third chapter discusses the various principles of measurement. The fourth one is about the school testing programme utilised in various schools. The fifth chapter covers various educational and psychological tests used for various purposes all over the world. The sixth chapter discusses the validity of an aptitude test. The subject matter of the seventh chapter is the validity and reliability of tests. While the chapter eight offers various tests of ability and achievement which can be used in various fields. The last chapter is about various measures of interest and other personality characteristics. In sum, this book covers a broad spectrum of various tests, scales, measurements and latest techniques to apply them in various fields.
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About the author

R.K. Shah

Dr. R.K. Shah is a double M.A., M.Ed. and holds a doctorate in Psychology awarded by Gujarat University, Ahmedabad. For more than two decades he has been teaching the subject at college and university level. He has published a number of research papers in national and international journals and has also presented papers on important aspects of the subject conferences and symposia. At present, he is Deputy Director of the Global Society for Educational Development (GSED), Ahmedabad and a visiting scholar at the University of Wisconsin, U.S.A. His areas of interest include psychology of learning, educational methodology, child development and the study of children with poor learning skills.

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Bibliographic information

Title Educational Testing and Measurement
Author R.K. Shah
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2002
Edition 1st Ed.
Publisher Pointer Publishers
Language: English
isbn 8171323103
length viii+248 p., Tables; Figures; Illustrations; 23cm