Author/s: Dr Barry Johnson and Dr Gareth Hagger-Johnson
Publication year: 2013
A practical reference book on basic statistical methods to support users of psychometric tests
The content is divided into three sections:
1. Statistical terms and equations (14 chapters)
Increases understanding and demonstrates efficient application in the assessment process of a range of statistical concepts.
2. Report writing (3 chapters)
Introduces excel formulae and table creations.
Illustrates data merging and insertion of charts into reports using excel.
3. Future trends (1 chapter)
Highlights future trends in assessment.
Features and outcomes:
- Uses scenarios and step-by-step worked examples for illustration
- Aids in diagnostic interpretation of psychometric scores and addresses common misunderstandings
- Increases confidence that diagnostic conclusions reflect sound principles of statistical interpretation and hypothesis-testing.
Who’s it for?
Psychometric Assessment, Statistics and Report Writing will be of benefit to all professionals involved in assessing young people and adults with special educational needs and specific learning difficulties, including:
- Teachers training for a practising certificate in special education or specialist teachers who are renewing certificates
- Assessors who provide reports for Access Arrangements, the Disabled Students’ Allowance, or for tribunals
- Health professionals and psychologists as an aid to induction into fieldwork assessment practices
- Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
Psychometric Assessment, Statistics and Report Writing – Sample Pages
Psychometric Assessment, Statistics and Report Writing is an ideal addition to university reading lists across education, psychology and health departments.
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To find out more about the content of this title, please see the sample pages and chapters below.
Sample Initial Introductory Pages
Chapter 1 – Sample Content
Chapter 6 – Sample Content
Chapter 9 – Sample Content
Chapter 17 – Sample Content
Psychometric Assessment, Statistics and Report Writing, 192 pages