By Ronald K. Hambleton, Peter F. Merenda, Charles D. Spielberger
Adapting academic and mental assessments for Cross-Cultural evaluate seriously examines and advances new equipment and practices for adapting assessments for cross-cultural review and examine. The overseas try out fee (ITC) directions for attempt variation and conceptual and methodological matters in try out model are defined intimately, and questions of ethics and challenge for validity of attempt rankings in cross-cultural contexts are conscientiously tested. Advances in attempt translation and edition method, together with statistical identity of mistaken try out goods, developing equivalence of other language models of a attempt, and methodologies for evaluating exams in a number of languages, are reviewed and evaluated. The publication additionally specializes in adapting skill, success, and character checks for cross-cultural review in academic, commercial, and medical settings. This publication furthers the ITC's venture of stimulating learn on well timed issues linked to overview. It presents an outstanding source for classes in psychometric equipment, attempt building, and academic and/or mental review, checking out, and size. Written by way of across the world recognized students in psychometric tools and cross-cultural psychology, the gathering of chapters also needs to offer crucial info for educators and psychologists interested by cross-cultural overview, in addition to scholars desiring to such careers.
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Adapting Educational and Psychological Tests for Cross-Cultural Assessment by Ronald K. Hambleton, Peter F. Merenda, Charles D. Spielberger