1st Edition

Learning Potential Assessment

Edited By J.H.M. Hamers, A.J.J.M. Ruijssenaars, K. Sijtsma Copyright 1992
    382 Pages
    by Taylor & Francis

    Learning potential assessment, which has lately been receiving a great deal of attention, consists of test procedures for measuring children's learning potential procedures that be regarded as an extension of current intelligence testing. The 17 chapters included in this volume are based on papers p

    INTRODUCTION -- 1. Current Trends in Theories and Assessment of Intelligence /J. Guthke -- Part 1 THEORETICAL ISSUES -- Introduction to Part 1 -- 2. Learning Potential Assessment: Introduction /J.H.M. Hamers & W.C.M. Resing -- 3. Developments in Learning Potential Assessment /J. Guthke -- 4. The Validity of Learning Potential Tests /AJ.JM. Ruijssenaars, J.HM. Castelijns & J.H.M. Hamers -- 5. The Learning Potential Assessment Device (LPAD): Discussion of Theoretical and Methodological Problems /F.P. Biichel & U. Scharnhorst -- Part 2 METHODOLOGICAL ISSUES -- Introduction to Part 2 -- 6. Classical and Modem Test Theory with an Eye toward Learning Potential Testing /K. Sijtsma -- 1. Learning Potential Testing: The Effect of Retesting /K.J. Klauer -- 8. Psychometric Implications of Learning Potential Assessment: A Typological Approach /H. SchOttkef M. Bartram & K.H Wiedl -- 9. Psychometric Issues in Learning Potential Assessment /K. Sijtsma -- 10. The Dynamic Testing of Restructuring Tendency /A.H. Pennings & N.D. Verhelst -- Part 3 PRACTICAL ISSUES Introduction to Part 3 -- 11. Measuring Inductive Reasoning Skills: The Construction of a Learning Potential Test /W.C.M. Re sing -- 12. Learning Potential Tests with Domain-general and Domain-specific Tasks /J. Tissink, J.H.M. Hamers & J.E.H. van Luit -- 13. The Snijders-Oomen Nonverbal Intelligence Tests: General Intelligence Tests or Tests for Learning Potential? /P.J. Tellegen <£ J.A. Laros -- 14. A Learning Potential Test for Ethnic Minorities /M.G.P. Hessels & J.H.M. Hamers -- 15. Learning Potential Assessment from a Cross-cultural Perspective /F.J.R. van de Vijver -- 16. Learning Potential, Personality Characteristics and Test Performance /J. Meijer -- EPILOGUE -- 17. Learning Potential Assessment: Epilogue /J.H.M. Hamers & K. Sijtsma -- SUBJECT INDEX.


    J.H.M. Hamers, Department of Education, Utrecht University, P.O. Box 80.140, 3508 TC Utrecht, the Netherlands. K. Sijtsma, Faculty of Psychology and Education, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1081,1081 HV Amsterdam, the Netherlands. A.J.J.M. Ruijssenaars, Department of Education, University of Leuven, Vesaliusstraat 2, 3000 Leuven, Belgium.