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Test Scores and What They Mean (6th Edition)

Test Scores and What They Mean (6th Edition)
Author: Howard B. Lyman
ISBN 13: 9780205175390
ISBN 10: 205175392
Edition: 6
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 1997-11-06
Format: Paperback
Pages: 190
List Price: $122.60

This fact-filled, authoritative introduction to psychological and educational testing equips new practitioners with an overview of how to interpret and use test scores effectively. With more coverage on the ethical considerations in test usage, this edition of this common-sense approach to using test data offers plain language analysis of the theory and implications of tests. It stresses the importance of the need for people, and not just computers, to be involved in the interpretation of test results. New practitioners and educators who need an easy-to-use guide to interpreting test scores and data.


First published in 1963 as a guide for teachers, principals, admission and guidance counselors, social workers, and personnel workers but used most often over its incarnations by students in psychological and educational measurement, industrial personnel, counseling, and related professions. Revised here from the 1991 edition with updated content and references and a somewhat expanded glossary, still without pronunciation. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.