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By Ronald K. Hambleton, Peter F. Merenda, Charles D. Spielberger

ISBN-10: 0805830251

ISBN-13: 9780805830255

Dapting academic and mental exams for Cross-Cultural evaluation significantly examines and advances new equipment and practices for adapting checks for cross-cultural overview and learn. The foreign attempt fee (ITC) guidance for attempt edition and conceptual and methodological concerns in try variation are defined intimately, and questions of ethics and crisis for validity of try out rankings in cross-cultural contexts are rigorously tested. Advances in attempt translation and edition technique, together with statistical id of mistaken attempt goods, constructing equivalence of other language types of a attempt, and methodologies for evaluating exams in a number of languages, are reviewed and evaluated. The ebook additionally specializes in adapting skill, fulfillment, and character exams for cross-cultural evaluate in academic, commercial, and scientific settings.This e-book furthers the ITC's project of stimulating examine on well timed subject matters linked to overview. It offers a good source for classes in psychometric equipment, try building, and academic and/or mental evaluate, checking out, and dimension. Written via across the world identified students in psychometric tools and cross-cultural psychology, the gathering of chapters also needs to supply crucial details for educators and psychologists interested in cross-cultural evaluate, in addition to scholars intending to such careers.

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36 HAMBLETON The author thanks Fons van de Vijver and Ype Poortinga from Tilburg University in the Netherlands for their assistance in prepar­ ing this chapter, and to Liane Patsula and Anil Kanjee for their techni­ cal assistance. REFERENCES American Educational Research Association, American Psychological Associa­ tion, & National Council on Measurement in Education. (1985). Standards for educational and psychological testing. Washington, DC: American Psy­ chological Association. American Educational Research Association, American Psychological Associa­ tion, & National Council on Measurement in Education.

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