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The intelligence test desk reference (ITDR) : Gf-Gc cross-battery assessment
Author:
McGrew, Kevin S.
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Publication Information:
Boston : Allyn and Bacon, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
xvii, 485 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780205198573
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Book

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The desk reference section provides a comprehensive description of the critical features of individually administered intelligence tests, including quantitative and qualitative comparative information for the major intelligence batteries. Test information is presented in a visual-graphic consumer's


Table of Contents

ForewordDr. John Carroll
I Intelligence Tests and Gf-Gc Theory
1 A Continuum of Progress in Psychometric Theories and Measures of Intelligence: From Spearman's g to Contermporary Gf-Gc Theory
Theories of Intelligence: Three Research Traditions
Progress in Psychometric Theories and Measures of Intelligence
What Is Gf-Gc Theory?
Broad and NarrowGf-Gc Abilities Definitions
The Relation BetweenGf-Gc Theory and Other Select Theories of Intelligence
Concluding Comments
2 Gf-Gc Theory in Perspective: Supporting Evidence for Relations to Academic Achievement, Occupational Outcomes and Other Traits, and Limitations
Supporting Evidence for Gf-Gc Theory
Limitations of Gf-Gc Theory
II The Intelligence Test Desk Reference (ITDR): Psychometric, Theoretical, and Qualitative Descriptions and Evaluations
3 Understanding and Using the ITDR
Purpose of the ITDR
Understanding What Tests Measure: The Big Picture
Focusing the Big Picture: The Cross-Battery Perspective
Psychometric Characteristics Presented in the ITDR
Other Variables That Influence Test Performance
The ITDR Summary Pages
4 Differential Ability Scales (DAS)
General Information
Composite Measure Information
Score Information
Norming Information
Reviews
Subtest Summary Pages
5 Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children (K-ABC)
General Information
Composite Measure Information
Score Information
Norming Information
Reviews
Subtest Summary Pages
6 Kaufman Adolescent and Adult Intelligence Test (KAIT)
General Information
Composite Measure Information
Score Information
Norming Information
Reviews
Subtest Summary Pages
7 Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale: Fourth Edition (SB:IV)
General Information
Composite Measure Information
Score Information
Norming Information
Reviews
Subtest Summary Pages
8 Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale Third Edition (WAIS-III)
General Information
Composite Measure Information
Score Information
Norming Information
Reviews
Subtest Summary Pages
9 Wechsler Intelligence Scale for ChildrenThird Edition (WISC-III)
General Information
Composite Measure Information
Score Information
Norming Information
Reviews
Subtest Summary Pages
10 Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of IntelligenceRevised (WPPSI-R)
General Information
Composite Measure Information
Score Information
Norming Information
Reviews
Subtest Summary Pages
11 Woodcock-Johnson Psycho-Educational BatteryRevised (WJ-R)
General Information
Composite Measure Information
Score Information
Norming Information
Reviews
Subtest Summary Pages
12 Commonly Used and New Special Purpose Tests of Gf-Gc Abilities
Special Purpose Tests: A Supplement to Standard Intelligence Batteries
Conclusion
III The Gf-Gc Cross Battery Approach to Assessing and Interpreting Cognitive Abilities
13 The Gf-Gc Cross-Battery Approach: Definition and App

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