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Intelligence testing and minority students foundations, performance factors, and assessment issues

Richard R. Valencia Lisa A. Suzuki 1961-

c2001

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  • Title:
    Intelligence testing and minority students foundations, performance factors, and assessment issues
  • Author: Richard R. Valencia
  • Lisa A. Suzuki 1961-
  • Description: Cover; Contents; Series Editor's Introduction; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I - Foundations; Chapter 1 - Historical Issues; Chapter 2 - Multicultural Perspectives of Intelligence: Theory and Measurement Issues; Part II - Performance Factors; Chapter 3 - Socioeconomic Status; Chapter 4 - Home Environment; Chapter 5 - Test Bias; Chapter 6 - Heredity; Part III - Assessment Issues; Chapter 7 - Race/Ethnicity, Intelligence, and Special Education; Chapter 8 - Gifted Minority Students; Chapter 9 - A Multicultural Review of Cognitive Ability Instruments
    Chapter 10 - Future Directions and Best-Case Practices: Toward Nondiscriminatory AssessmentNotes; References; Name Index; Subject Index; About the Authors
    This book offers the reader a fresh opportunity to re-learn and re-consider the implications of intelligence testing. The authors discuss the strengths and limitations of IQ testing relative to the factors which may contribute to biased results. They review the history of the adaptation and adoption of intelligence testing; evaluate the heredity-environment debate; and discuss the specific performance factors which apply to IQ testing of those in minority ethnic groups.
  • Publication Date: c2001
  • Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. ; London : SAGE
  • Format: 1 online resource (417 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-322-41722-9;ISBN 1-4522-3186-9;ISBN 1-4522-5088-X
  • Subjects: Minorities -- Psychological testing -- United States; Intelligence levels -- United States; Intelligence tests -- United States; Intellect -- Genetic aspects; Cognition; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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