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

ISBN-10: 0805830251

ISBN-13: 9780805830255

Adapting academic and mental exams for Cross-Cultural overview significantly examines and advances new tools and practices for adapting assessments for cross-cultural evaluate and examine. The overseas attempt fee (ITC) directions for try out version and conceptual and methodological matters in attempt model are defined intimately, and questions of ethics and obstacle for validity of try out ratings in cross-cultural contexts are conscientiously tested. Advances in attempt translation and edition technique, together with statistical identity of improper try goods, setting up equivalence of alternative language models of a try, and methodologies for evaluating checks in a number of languages, are reviewed and evaluated. The ebook additionally specializes in adapting skill, fulfillment, and character assessments for cross-cultural evaluate in academic, business, and scientific settings. This booklet furthers the ITC's venture of stimulating learn on well timed themes linked to evaluation. It presents an exceptional source for classes in psychometric equipment, try out building, and academic and/or mental overview, 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 offer crucial info for educators and psychologists desirous about cross-cultural evaluation, in addition to scholars intending to such careers.

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The fourth category of guidelines concerns documentation and score interpretations. 2 Committee Members and the Organizations They Represented Chairperson Ronald K. Hambleton (ITC) University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA Committee Members Glen Budgell (ITC) Canadian Nurses Association, Canada Rob Feltham (ETPG) NFER-Nelson, England Rocio Fernandez-Ballesteros (EAPA) Universidad de Autonoma, Spain John H. A. L. de Jong (ILTA) Cito, The Netherlands Ingrid Munck (IEA) Statistics Sweden, Sweden Jose Muniz (ITC) Universidad de Oviedo, Spain Ype Poortinga (IACCP) Tilburg University, The Netherlands Isik Savasir (IUPsyS) Hacettepe University, Turkey Charles Spielberger (IAAP) University of South Florida, USA Fons van de Vijver (ITC) Tilburg University, The Netherlands Jac N.

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