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Chapter-17 - Both measure learned abilities, but...

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It’s all about potential… Aptitude Tests Linn and Gronlund Chap. 17
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Achievement v Aptitude Aptitude They don’t measure a FIXED capacity or learned  knowledge They provide an indication of present level of  knowledge that can predict future performance They measure one’s ability to learn Achievement  Past achievement is the best predictor of future  achievement, so… use this too…
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Draw a spectrum here… 1. End of course tests 2. A complete battery of tests 3. Academic aptitude test 4. Cultural or environmental aptitude test To finish off:
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Unformatted text preview: Both measure learned abilities, but achievement relates more to school and aptitude relates more to all experiences Now for Intelligence Tests Look at the name Careful using IQ Also known as Learning ability tests School ability tests Cognitive ability test Scholastic aptitude tests http://www.intelligencetest.com/ Cautions Remember about the SE of the M Find out why Johnny scored low Verify results with other information Take the results and improve learning Be careful before you label someone...
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course PSYC 442 taught by Professor Billestes during the Fall '11 term at Lee.

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