Prior to beginning work on this assignment, read the required textbook chapters and articles for this week. Select two tests about which to write your review. The first test must be selected from List A and the second test must be selected from List B. Your choice of tests include the following:
List A: Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Fourth Edition (WAISIV)
List B: Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children, Second Edition (KABC-II)
Create a PowerPoint presentation with 10-12 slides (not including the title and reference slides) entitled Review of [Insert the name of the tests reviewed]. Your presentation must provide at least one slide for each of the required topics and include appropriate citations of your referenced sources. Separate reference slides, which follow APA formatting guidelines for a References page, must be included at the end of the presentation. You must create your own template and organize your presentation in the sequence provided. Do not use a font smaller than 18 pt. You are encouraged to insert relevant figures and graphics. Make sure to appropriately cite any images, tables, figures, or information from the test publishers website used. The notes section of each slide must include the text for oral comments you would make while presenting the materials to a live audience.
References must be cited according to APA guidelines as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. For assistance with creating a visually engaging and readable presentation, you may review Garr Reynoldss tips for creating presentations. (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
The presentation must cover each of the following topics in the order presented below. Two tests may be discussed on the same slide using the side-by-side comparison format.
Required topics to be addressed for each test: Name of the test, author or authors, publisher and publication date Qualifications of the test user Common professional uses of the test Explain what the test is purported to measure along with any reliability and validity evidence that supports the authors or publishers claims. Describe the appropriate applications of the test in terms of the population(s) on which the test is validated (including age ranges) and any information regarding populations for which the tests use is not recommended. Subtest names and brief descriptions Administration and scoring procedures Cost and administration time Your critique of the instrument, including an evaluation of the tests strengths and weaknesses as a measure of the theoretical constructs of intelligence and/or achievement Evaluate reviewers comments from at least one scholarly, peer-reviewed journal article published in the last 10 years that provides an appraisal of basic measurement issues related to the tests you selected.
The presentation Must consist of 10 to 12 slides (not including title and reference slides) that are formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. Must include a separate title slide with the following: Title of presentation Students name Course name and number Instructors name Date submitted Must use the assigned chapters in the course text and a minimum of 1 peer-reviewed journal article published within the last 10 years. Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Must include separate reference slides formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
Cohen, R. J., Swerdlik, M. E., & Sturman, E. D. (2018). Psychological testing and assessment: An introduction to tests and measurement (9th ed.). Retrieved from https://redshelf.com/ Chapter 9: Intelligence and Its Measurement Chapter 10: Assessment for Education
Donoso, O.A., Bernandez, B., & Horin, E.V (2010). Use of psychological tests within vocational rehabilitation. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation.32, 191-200. Retrieved from http://www.iospress.nl/journal/journal-of-vocational-rehabilitation/ The full-text version of this article can be accessed through the EBSCOhost database in the Ashford University Library. The authors present findings from a study in which they examined the testing practices of professionals who conduct psychological assessments for the vocational rehabilitation system.
Salthouse, T.A. (2014). Evaluating the correspondence of different cognitive batteries. Assessment, 21(2), 131-42. Retrieved from http://asm.sagepub.com/ The full-text version of this article can be accessed through the Sage database in the Ashford University Library. The author analyzed data from two cognitive batteries including the WASI-IV to determine the correspondence of ability factors between the two batteries.