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100 1  Urbina, Susana,|d1946-|eauthor. 
245 10 Essentials of psychological testing /|cSusana Urbina.
       |h[Axis 360 electronic resource] 
250    Second edition. 
264  1 Hoboken, New Jersey :|bJohn Wiley & Sons, Inc.,|c[2014] 
300    1 online resource (xiii, 385 pages). 
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490 1  Essentials of behavioral science series 
500    Machine generated contents note: Series Preface Preface to
       the Second Edition Acknowledgments One Introduction to 
       Psychological Tests and Their Uses Two Essential 
       Statistics for Testing Three Essentials of Test Score 
       Interpretation Four Essentials of Reliability Five 
       Essentials of Validity Six Essential Test Item 
       Considerations Seven Essentials of Ethical Test Use 
       Appendix A Commercially Available Tests Mentioned in the 
       Text Appendix B Addresses of Test Publishers and 
       Distributors Appendix C Table of Areas and Ordinates of 
       the Normal Curve References Index About the Author. 
504    Includes bibliographical references and index. 
520    "An engaging, practical guide to psychological 
       testingEssentials of Psychological Testing, 2nd Edition is
       a fully updated and revised overview of the basic 
       principles of psychometrics, including the information 
       needed to understand and evaluate tests. It contains 
       everything you need to know about the science of measuring
       knowledge, abilities, attitudes, personality traits, and 
       education level, and introduces readers to the most 
       relevant reference works in the field. This guide was 
       written specifically for active professionals and students
       in fields ranging from clinical mental health and social 
       work to education and human resources. In Essentials of 
       Psychological Testing, 2nd Edition, even the most 
       complicated psychometric principles are made interesting 
       and easy to comprehend. More importantly, you will learn 
       how to translate this new knowledge into practice by 
       selecting the right tests, administering them 
       appropriately, and correctly interpreting results. Dr. 
       Susana Urbina describes the science of psychometrics, 
       along with its history, providing important background 
       information for the sections that follow. You'll find 
       detailed information on testing procedures, score 
       interpretation, reliability and validity, and "Test 
       Yourself" questions that help activate your knowledge. In 
       addition, the Second Edition has been updated to include: 
       Information from the revised Standards for Educational and
       Psychological Testing New examples from the most recent 
       versions of psychological tests Discussion of new test 
       administration technologies, such as the Q-Interactive 
       Illustrations and easy-to-find reinforcement of key 
       concepts Dr. Urbina is recognized as a leading expert in 
       the field of psychometrics, and her enjoyable writing 
       style makes it easy to master this complex subject. 
       Essentials of Psychological Testing, 2nd Edition is 
       required reading for anyone who needs to know what 
       psychological tests are and how to use them in a 
       professional, consistent, scientifically sound manner"--
       |cProvided by publisher. 
588 0  Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on 
       July 08, 2014). 
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650  0 Psychometrics. 
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