Online-Assessment: Grundlagen und Anwendung von Online-Tests by Heinke Steiner

By Heinke Steiner

Immer mehr Unternehmen nutzen Online-Assessments, um Potenziale von Bewerbern oder Mitarbeitern through web zu testen. Online-Tests sind effizient - doch sie setzen auch Grenzen. In diesem Buch zeigen erfahrene Personalfachleute, was once bei der Planung und dem Einsatz von Online-Tests zu beachten ist. Fallbeispiele, Checklisten zu Erfolgskriterien sowie eine kommentierte Übersicht zu Anbietern machen dieses Buch zu einem unverzichtbaren Leitfaden für alle, die Online-Tests einsetzen oder sich einen ersten Überblick verschaffen möchten.

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Rehabilitation and Health Assessment: Applying ICF by Elias, PhD, DEd, CRC Mpofu,Thomas, PhD Oakland

By Elias, PhD, DEd, CRC Mpofu,Thomas, PhD Oakland

"Mpofu and Oakland have given us a quantity of outstanding readability, intensity, and breadth, one whose application extends way past rehabilitation psychology. As such, Rehabilitation and overall healthiness evaluation: employing ICF guidance might be an excellent textual content for classes in review in any respect degrees training and may function a valued reference resource for destiny examine in a large choice of fields."--PsycCRITIQUES

Instructor's advisor to be had to certified teachers!

The international well-being Organization's ICF (International category of Functioning, incapacity, and healthiness) has gone through dramatic alterations some time past decade, requiring that incapacity be understood in mild of contextual, social, and private elements. This exam of ICF directions presents a entire survey of overview instruments, rising applied sciences, and techniques worthy for personalizing rehabilitation and overall healthiness care interventions.

Editors Mpofu and Oakland have accrued a global crew of specialists to set forth this masterful volume-dedicated to aiding scholars, researchers, and practitioners boost their realizing of try out use, review, and dimension, utilizing the framework and philosophy awarded within the ICF version.

With this e-book, readers will how one can observe ICF instructions successfully, through increasing their wisdom of:

  • Professional matters, similar to moral quandaries, cultural and variety issues, and dealing with little ones and youth
  • Cutting-edge overview applied sciences, reminiscent of digital global instruments, useful magnetic resonance imaging, and pre-scored overall healthiness prestige instruments
  • Assessments of sufferers' model to incapacity, comparable to measures of ache, forgiveness, self-efficacy and resilience, spirituality, and more
  • Measures of participation, together with actual and useful functionality, neighborhood integration, sexual functioning, and leisure activities

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Comprehensive Evaluations: Case Reports for Psychologists, by Nancy Mather,Lynne E. Jaffe

By Nancy Mather,Lynne E. Jaffe

An beneficial number of pattern case stories from specialists in baby and adolescent assessment

With contributions from gurus within the fields of psychology and precise education-including sunrise Flanagan, Elaine Fletcher-Janzen, Randy Kamphaus, Nadeen Kaufman, George McCloskey, Jack Naglieri, Cecil Reynolds, and Gale Roid—Comprehensive Evaluations presents over fifty pattern case reviews that will help you draft conscientiously deliberate, goal-directed, and accomplished reviews that truly clarify the explanations for a student's school-related problems, from preschool to postsecondary level.

A wellspring of data for academic pros, Comprehensive Evaluations presents versions for writing diagnostic stories to accompany the assessments most often administered within the review of kids, teens, and adults, together with the BASC-2, KABC-II, WAIS-IV, WISC-IV, and WJ III. The reviews replicate quite a few disciplines inside psychology and schooling, diverse theoretical views and paradigms, and span a vast spectrum of disabilities.

The diagnostic studies came upon inside Comprehensive Evaluations will help:

  • Expand your familiarity with established attempt instruments

  • Enhance your realizing of the translation of try out scores

  • Improve your skill to tailor written reviews to the needs of the evaluation

  • Translate evaluate effects into significant therapy recommendations

  • Recognize the variations in what evaluators from numerous tuition districts, companies, and personal practices deliberate to be a accomplished evaluation

  • Appreciate how your theoretical standpoint and selection of exams can impact diagnostic conclusions

  • Determine a document writing sort that meets your needs

Comprehensive Evaluations deftly illustrates how thorough tests aid empirically pinpoint the explanations a scholar is suffering at school, which then permits an evaluator to choose the main acceptable lodgings and interventions to assist the coed succeed.

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Assessment of Addictive Behaviors, Second Edition by Dennis M. Donovan,G. Alan Marlatt

By Dennis M. Donovan,G. Alan Marlatt

This complete scientific source and textual content is grounded in state of the art wisdom in regards to the biopsychosocial strategies eager about addictive behaviors. awarded are research-based, eminently functional ideas for assessing the remedy wishes and ongoing medical results of people who've issues of substance use and nonchemical addictions. From major participants, the booklet exhibits tips on how to weave review throughout the whole means of care, from the preliminary screening to intervention, relapse prevention, and posttreatment monitoring.

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Applied Psychometrics using SPSS and AMOS by Holmes Finch,Brian F. French,Jason C. Immekus

By Holmes Finch,Brian F. French,Jason C. Immekus

The booklet can be designed basically for graduate scholars (or complicated undergraduates) who're studying psychometrics, in addition to execs within the box who want a reference to be used of their perform. we might suppose that clients have a few simple wisdom of utilizing SPSS to learn facts and behavior easy analyses (e.g., descriptive facts, frequency distributions). furthermore, the reader will be acquainted with simple statistical suggestions similar to descriptive records (e.g., suggest, median, variance, common deviation), percentiles and the rudiments of speculation checking out. they need to even have a passing familiarity with concerns in psychometrics akin to reliability, validity and test/survey scoring. we won't suppose any longer than simple familiarity with those concerns, and should commit a component to every one bankruptcy (as good because the complete first bankruptcy) to reviewing a lot of those simple rules for these now not acquainted with them.

We envision the ebook as being helpful both as a main textual content for a direction on utilized size the place SPSS is the most platform for guideline, or as a complement to a extra theoretical textual content. We additionally expect that readers operating in govt businesses chargeable for checking out and dimension concerns on the neighborhood, nation and nationwide degrees, and personal checking out, survey and industry examine businesses, in addition to school participants desiring a pragmatic source for psychometric perform will function a marketplace for the ebook. in brief, the readership would come with graduate scholars, college contributors, info analysts and psychometricians accountable for research of survey reaction facts, in addition to academic and mental assessments.

The target of the publication is to supply readers with the instruments worthy for assessing the psychometric traits of academic and mental measures in addition to surveys and questionnaires. every one bankruptcy will hide a topic pertinent to psychometric and size perform, with an emphasis on program. subject matters might be in short mentioned from a theoretical/technical viewpoint with a purpose to give you the reader with the historical past essential to appropriately use and interpret the statistical analyses that may be provided as a result. Readers will then be provided with examples illustrating a selected proposal (e.g., reliability). those examples will contain a dialogue of the actual research, in addition to the SPSS code essential to behavior them. The ensuing output will then be mentioned intimately, concentrating on the translation of the consequences. ultimately, examples of the way those effects could be written up can also be integrated within the textual content. it's was hoping that this mix of thought with examples of tangible perform will serve the reader either as a pedagogical instrument and as a reference work.

To our wisdom, no booklet outlining psychometric perform utilizing often on hand software program resembling SPSS at the moment exists. on condition that many practitioners in academia, govt and personal use SPSS for statistical analyses of trying out info, we think that our e-book will fill an incredible area of interest available in the market. it's going to include very useful information about how you can behavior a large choice of psychometric analyses, in addition to tips about interpretation of effects and the fitting structure for reporting those effects. We think that it'll turn out important to members in academic dimension, psychometrics, and survey and marketplace research.

Our textual content will upload to the literature by way of delivering clients with a unmarried reference containing the most important rules in utilized psychometrics with directions and examples for carrying out the analyses in SPSS. furthermore, we'll offer unique macros for estimating quite a few information and undertaking analyses universal in academic and mental measurement.

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Intelligent Testing with the WISC-V by Alan S. Kaufman,Susan Engi Raiford,Diane L. Coalson

By Alan S. Kaufman,Susan Engi Raiford,Diane L. Coalson

Interpret the WISC–V to assist diagnose studying disabilities and to translate profiles of attempt rankings to academic action

The Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children—Fifth variation (WISC–V) is a priceless software for assessing young children and children with studying disorders—and Intelligent trying out with the WISC–V bargains the excellent suggestions you want to administer, ranking, and interpret WISC–V profiles for informing diagnoses and making significant academic techniques. This crucial source will give you state of the art services on how one can interpret the WISC–V, which has an increased try constitution, extra subtests, and an array of recent composites. Intelligent Testing bargains helpful recommendation from skilled pros with reference to clinically employing the WISC–V to be able to comprehend a kid's strengths and weaknesses—and to create a exact, acceptable intervention plan. finally, this booklet equips you with the knowledge you want to determine the easiest theory-based equipment for analyzing every one kid's profile of attempt ratings in the context of his or her history and behaviors. Intelligent Testing presents a robust theoretical foundation for reading the WISC–V from numerous vantage issues, similar to neuropsychological processing concept and the Cattell-Horn-Carroll (CHC) version, but it lets you interpret kid's profiles utilizing basic, elementary steps.

The most often used IQ try out on the earth, the WISC–V (like past types of the WISC) performs an necessary position in comparing kids for studying and highbrow disabilities, developmental and language delays, and proficient and proficient classifications. As such, knowing find out how to use the most recent model of WISC is very very important while assessing kids and teenagers a while 6 to sixteen years.

  • Explore all points of either the normal WISC–V and WISC–V Digital
  • Read aim, self reliant try out studies of the WISC–V from self reliant, highly-respected specialist sources
  • Review 17 medical case reviews that attention reports of youngsters and teens spoke of psychologists for various purposes equivalent to studying difficulties, particular studying disabilities, ADHD, highbrow giftedness, and autistic spectrum disorders
  • Learn how a broad-based, multi-faceted method of interpretation that calls upon a number of medical techniques from the fields of cognitive neuroscience, scientific and faculty neuropsychology, neuropsychological processing, and the CHC version, can profit little ones by means of supplying significant ideas to oldsters, academics, and sometimes to the youngsters and teens themselves
  • Use the result of WISC–V as a supporting agent to help in developing the easiest intervention plan, instead of permitting attempt effects to dictate placement or labeling

Intelligent checking out with the WISC–V is an critical source for execs who paintings with the WISC–V, together with institution psychologists, medical psychologists, academic diagnosticians, and more.

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The Psychology Industry Under a Microscope! by David B. Stein

By David B. Stein

The Psychology lower than a Microscope! explores why psychology remedy efficacy premiums are so terrible, why mental trying out is unreliable, and why prognosis is doubtful. He additionally explores the weaknesses inherent in a hundred and fifteen APA accepted doctoral courses and what alterations can help enhance the effectiveness of the psychology clinician. He introduces a cognitive/behavioral diagnostic process that's way more cohesive and good than the piecemeal and complicated approach presently in position. This publication introduces a simple to appreciate and cutting edge visible version that integrates all of medical psychology and much surpasses any past makes an attempt at constructing versions. the writer additionally demanding situations the new resurgence of the disorder version for analysis in addition to the politics and economics that lie in the back of its present attractiveness. The reader could consider challenged through this booklet yet will locate it tricky to refute its content material. This thought-provoking ebook is key for any clinician or instructor.

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What Intelligence Tests Miss: The Psychology of Rational by Keith E. Stanovich

By Keith E. Stanovich

Critics of intelligence tests—writers resembling Robert Sternberg, Howard Gardner, and Daniel Goleman—have argued lately that those checks overlook very important traits reminiscent of emotion, empathy, and interpersonal abilities. despite the fact that, such opinions indicate that although intelligence exams may possibly leave out yes key noncognitive parts, they surround such a lot of what's very important within the cognitive area. during this publication, Keith E. Stanovich demanding situations this greatly held assumption.

Stanovich exhibits that IQ checks (or their proxies, corresponding to the SAT) are appreciably incomplete as measures of cognitive functioning. They fail to evaluate characteristics that the majority humans go together with “good thinking,” talents resembling judgment and determination making. Such cognitive talents are an important to real-world habit, affecting the way in which we plan, review serious facts, pass judgement on hazards and chances, and make potent judgements. IQ exams fail to evaluate those abilities of rational inspiration, even supposing they're measurable cognitive approaches. Rational concept is simply as very important as intelligence, Stanovich argues, and it's going to be valued as hugely because the skills at the moment measured on intelligence tests.

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Cluster Analysis in Neuropsychological Research: Recent by Daniel N. Allen,Gerald Goldstein

By Daniel N. Allen,Gerald Goldstein

​​ ​Cluster research is a multivariate type procedure that enables for identity of homogenous subgroups inside various samples in accordance with shared characteristics. In contemporary years, cluster research has been more and more utilized to mental and neuropsychological variables to deal with a few empirical questions. This booklet presents an outline of cluster research, together with statistical and methodological concerns in its software to neurobehavioral variables. First, an advent to cluster research is gifted that emphasizes problems with relevance to neuropsychological study, together with controversies surrounding it use. Cluster research is then utilized to medical issues that don't have an linked prototypical neuropsychological profile, together with annoying mind damage, schizophrenia, and illnesses linked to homelessness. In a moment software, cluster research is used to enquire the process general reminiscence development. Finally, cluster research is utilized to category of mind harm severity in childrens and teens who sustained disturbing mind injury. 

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Statistics in Psychology: An Historical Perspective by Michael Cowles

By Michael Cowles

This booklet provides an old evaluation of the field--from its improvement to the present--at an available mathematical point. This version gains new chapters--one on issue research and the opposite at the upward push of ANOVA utilization in mental research.

Written for psychology, in addition to different social technology scholars, this publication introduces the main personalities and their roles within the improvement of the sector. It offers perception into the disciplines of information and experimental layout in the course of the exam of the nature of its founders and the character in their perspectives, which have been occasionally own and ideological, instead of aim and clinical. It motivates additional examine by means of illustrating the human component to this box, including measurement to a space that's as a rule very technical.

meant for complicated undergraduate and/or graduate scholars in psychology and different social sciences, this e-book can be of curiosity to teachers and/or researchers drawn to the origins of this omnipresent discipline.

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