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Advances in Cross-Cultural Assessment

by Ronald J Samuda, Reuven Feuerstein and Alan S Kaufman et al SAGE Publications, Inc
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Presenting the major trends, theories, and practices in assessing culturally diverse clients, Advances in Cross-Cultural Assessment comprises chapters from some of the key leading authors in intelligence and intelligence testing. Author Ronald J. Samuda and associates contend that classic IQ tests and traditional standardized tests of cognitive ability are only appropriate for middle-class mainstream individuals, not for those of different cultural backgrounds. For those who grow up in deficient ''environmental backgrounds'' (inadequate rearing, serious economic stress), the traditional objective standardized tests are neither valid nor reliable in measuring intelligence. A number of scholars, some of whom are among the bookÆs contributing authors, have introduced alternative approaches to assessing cognitive ability in persons from such backgrounds. A groundbreaking volume that encourages professionals to treat individuals on an individual basis, Advances in Cross-Cultural Assessment will heighten the awareness of professionals and academics in clinical and counseling psychology, educational psychology, social work, psychology, public health, and ethnic studies.

Chapter 1: Cross-Cultural Assessment: Issues and Alternatives - Chapter 2: Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children (K-ABC): Theory and Application - Chapter 3: Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children (K-ABC): Recent Research - Chapter 4: The LPAD: An Alternative Approach to the Assessment of Learning Potential - Chapter 5: Linking Assessment to Intervention with Instrumental Enrichment - Chapter 6: All Intelligence Testing is ''Cross-Cultural'' - Chapter 7: Non-Traditional Uses of Traditional Aptitude Tests - Chapter 8: Multicultural Assessment and the Bruos Institute of Mental Measurements - Name index - Subject Index - Biographical Sketch

Robert J. Sternberg is currently the dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University, where he is also professor of psychology. Prior to that, he was IBM Professor of Psychology and Education at Yale University. Sternberg received his PhD from Stanford and is the recipient of eight honorary doctorates. In addition, he has won more than two dozen awards for his work. He is a former president of the American Psychological Association and is the author of over 1100 books, articles, and book chapters.