A Cybernetic Approach To The Assessment Of Children: Toward A More Humane Use Of Human Beings, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

A Cybernetic Approach To The Assessment Of Children

Toward A More Humane Use Of Human Beings, 1st Edition

By Mark Ozer


248 pages

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This collection addresses the application of the principles of cybernetics to the methodology of assessment of function in children. The authors suggest that an awareness of the issues of control and informational feedback exemplified by cybernetics leads to new ways of thinking about both the process of gathering data and the type of data sought.

Table of Contents

Other Titles of Interest -- Introduction -- Cybernetic Theory: Research Models in Child Development -- A Cybernetic Model for Research in Human Development -- Cybernetics, Experience, and the Concept of Self -- Cybernetics and Theories of Assessment -- Against "Objective" Tests: A Note on the Epistemology Underlying Current Testing Dogma -- Cognitive-Developmental Assessment in Children: Application of a Cybernetic Model -- The Application of Cybernetics to the Assessment of Children -- New Directions in the Assessment of Children's Language -- A Cybernetic Approach to Assessment: A Problem-Solving Planning System

About the Author

Mark N. Ozer is associate professor of child health and development at the George Washington University School of Medicine. In his private practice he treats children with developmental problems and a wide range of neurological diseases.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General