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Warne, Russell T.; Doty, Kristine J.; Malbica, Anne Marie; Angeles, Victor R.; Innes, Scott; Hall, Jared; Masterson-Nixon, Kelli – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2016
"Above-level testing" (also called "above-grade testing," "out-of-level testing," and "off-level testing") is the practice of administering to a child a test that is designed for an examinee population that is older or in a more advanced grade. Above-level testing is frequently used to help educators design…
Descriptors: Test Items, Testing, Academically Gifted, Talent Identification
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Finch, W. Holmes; Cassady, Jerrell C.; Jones, James A. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2016
The Learning and Study Strategies Inventory (LASSI) is a very popular tool for measuring the learning and study strategies of high school and college students. Prior research with the LASSI has supported the originally proposed model with three latent traits, with minor variations among the contributing subtests contributing to those traits.…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Measures (Individuals), Factor Analysis, Scores
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Abubakar, Amina; van de Vijver, Fons; Alonso-Arbiol, Itziar; He, Jia; Adams, Byron; Aldhafri, Said; Aydinli-Karakulak, Arzu; Arasa, Josephine; Boer, Diana; Celenk, Ozgur; Dimitrova, Radosveta; Ferreira, Maria Cristina; Fischer, Ronald; Mbebeb, Fomba Emmanuel; Frías, María Teresa; Fresno, Andrés; Gillath, Omri; Harb, Charles; Handani, Penny; Hapunda, Given; Kamble, Shanmukh; Kosic, Marianna; Looh, Joseph Lah; Mazrui, Lubna; Mendia, Rafael Emilio; Murugami, Margaret; Mason-Li, Mei; Pandia, Weny Savitry; Perdomo, Cristina; Schachner, Maja; Sim, Samantha; Spencer, Rosario; Suryani, Angela; Tair, Ergyul – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2016
There is hardly any cross-cultural research on the measurement invariance of the Brief Multidimensional Students' Life Satisfaction Scales (BMSLSS). The current article evaluates the measurement invariance of the BMSLSS across cultural contexts. This cross-sectional study sampled 7,739 adolescents and emerging adults in 23 countries. A multi-group…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, Attitude Measures, Adolescents, Young Adults
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Lowe, Patricia A. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2015
The present study examined measurement invariance across gender and gender differences on two measures of test anxiety developed for U.S. middle and high school, and college students. It was hypothesized that measurement invariance and gender differences would be found on the two measures of test anxiety, suggesting no separate scoring system is…
Descriptors: Test Anxiety, Affective Measures, Gender Differences, Test Bias
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Valdivia Vázquez, Juan Antonio; Rubio Sosa, Juan Carlos A.; French, Brian F. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2015
The Trait Meta-Mood Scale (TMMS) is an emotional intelligence (EI) assessment originally developed for the U.S. population. This scale measures three EI factors--attention, clarity, and repair--to evaluate how an individual perceives one's own EI skills. Although the TMMS has been adapted for use in several languages and cultures, the structure of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Emotional Intelligence, Intelligence Tests, Spanish
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Kubinger, Klaus D.; Wiesflecker, Sabine; Steindl, Renate – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2008
An interview guide for children and adolescents, which is based on systemic therapy, has recently been added to the collection of published instruments for psychological interviews. This article aims to establish the amount of information gained during a psychological investigation using the Systemic-based Interview Guide rather than an intuitive,…
Descriptors: College Students, Validity, Psychology, Interviews
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Krasa, Nancy – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2007
This study assesses the adequacy of item gradients and ceilings for the subtests of the Woodcock-Johnson III (WJ III) Cognitive and Achievement batteries, including the Diagnostic Supplement, in their use with participants ages 16 to 25 and Grades 10 to 18. Of the 52 subtests, 18 contain adequate item gradients and ceilings for the entire age and…
Descriptors: Cognitive Tests, Achievement Tests, Adolescents, Young Adults
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Tam, Wai-Cheong Carl – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2004
Along with ongoing research on the WAIS-R, short forms of the WAIS-III have attracted much attention. However, few studies of WAIS-III short forms are based on normal samples or on the validation of estimated indexes. This study examined the utility of two seven-subtest short forms in 81 healthy young adults in Taiwan with the administration of…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Intelligence Tests, Intelligence Quotient, Young Adults
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Feldmann, Gregory M.; Kelly, Ruth M.; Diehl, Virginia A. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2004
Processing speed subtests are components of widely used intellectual assessment instruments. Many researchers interpret these measures as assessing a unitary construct, but there is a question concerning the constructs assessed by these measures and, ultimately, their interpretative utility. Coding and Symbol Search from the Wechsler Intelligence…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Intelligence Tests, Information Processing, Cognitive Ability