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Johnnie Anne Wilson PSY 655 December 4 2017 Stacey Soeldner Measures of Intelligence
Introduction Critiquing the major definitions of intelligence Achievement tests Assessments of intelligence Theory that best fits tests/assessments Explanation of relation between measures and definitions Evaluation of selected measures How the goals of the measures are similar and different How the tests/assessments are used Purpose of tests/assessments Index
Introduction
Charles Spearman: General Intelligence Theory of multiple intelligences Assessment instruments Major definitions of intelligence
Started to be used in 2003 Assessment started in grade 3 Replaced the TAAS test Texas assessment of knowledge in skill (TAKS)
Started in grade 4 Standardized test Measures academic achievements California Achievement Test (CAT)
Made for selecting job candidates Measures personality traits related to work Preferences and motivation for working Work personality inventory (WPI) test
Traced back to 1916 Scores converted into nominal categories

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