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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 equipment and practices for adapting assessments for cross-cultural review and learn. The overseas try out fee (ITC) directions for try version and conceptual and methodological matters in try out edition are defined intimately, and questions of ethics and predicament for validity of try out ratings in cross-cultural contexts are rigorously tested. Advances in attempt translation and edition method, together with statistical id of improper attempt goods, setting up equivalence of alternative language models of a try out, and methodologies for evaluating assessments in a number of languages, are reviewed and evaluated. The booklet additionally makes a speciality of adapting skill, success, and character assessments for cross-cultural overview in academic, business, and scientific settings. This publication furthers the ITC's venture of stimulating study on well timed themes linked to evaluation. It presents a good source for classes in psychometric tools, attempt 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 must also supply crucial info for educators and psychologists considering cross-cultural evaluation, in addition to scholars intending to such careers.

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Grisay, A. (2003). Translation procedures in OECD/PISA 2000 international assess­ ment. Language Testing, 20(2), 225-240. Butcher, J. , & Garcia, R. E. (1978). Cross-national application of psychological tests. The Personnel and Guidance Journal, 56(8), 472-475. Hambleton, R. , & Kanjee, A. (1995b). Translation of tests and attitude scales. In T. Husen & T. N. , pp. 6328-6334). Oxford, England: Pergamon. Prieto, A. J. (1992). A method for translation of instruments to other languages. Adult Education Quarterly, 43, 1-14.

Grisay, A. (2003). Translation procedures in OECD/PISA 2000 international assess­ ment. Language Testing, 20(2), 225-240. Butcher, J. , & Garcia, R. E. (1978). Cross-national application of psychological tests. The Personnel and Guidance Journal, 56(8), 472-475. Hambleton, R. , & Kanjee, A. (1995b). Translation of tests and attitude scales. In T. Husen & T. N. , pp. 6328-6334). Oxford, England: Pergamon. Prieto, A. J. (1992). A method for translation of instruments to other languages. Adult Education Quarterly, 43, 1-14.

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