By Ronald K. Hambleton, Peter F. Merenda, Charles D. Spielberger
Adapting academic and mental assessments for Cross-Cultural evaluate severely examines and advances new tools and practices for adapting assessments for cross-cultural evaluation and learn. The foreign attempt fee (ITC) instructions for try model and conceptual and methodological matters in try out version are defined intimately, and questions of ethics and predicament for validity of attempt ratings in cross-cultural contexts are rigorously tested. Advances in try out translation and edition technique, together with statistical id of improper try out goods, developing equivalence of alternative language types of a attempt, and methodologies for evaluating assessments in a number of languages, are reviewed and evaluated. The publication additionally makes a speciality of adapting skill, fulfillment, and character assessments for cross-cultural overview in academic, commercial, and scientific settings. This booklet furthers the ITC's challenge of stimulating examine on well timed issues linked to overview. It offers a great source for classes in psychometric equipment, try development, and academic and/or mental review, trying out, and size. Written via the world over identified students in psychometric equipment and cross-cultural psychology, the gathering of chapters must also supply crucial details for educators and psychologists excited by cross-cultural evaluate, in addition to scholars desiring to such careers.
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