Graduate Psychometrics


Assignment Content


· Top of Form

· Access the Mental Measurements Yearbook, located in the University Library.

· Select two assessments of intelligence and two achievement tests.

· Prepare a 12- to 15-slide presentation about your selected instruments. In your analysis, address the following: (must include detailed speaker notes)

· Critique the major definitions of intelligence. Determine which theory of intelligence best fits your selected instruments. Explain how the definition and the measures are related.

· Evaluate the measures of intelligence you selected for reliability, validity, normative procedures, and bias.

· Your selected intelligence and achievement assessments. How are the goals of the tests similar and different? How are the tests used? What are the purposes of giving these differing tests

· Bottom of Form

******Select two assessments of intelligence and two achievement tests. Also, DO NOT Choose an "emotional" intelligence test. We are looking at the typical intelligence test that gives a standard score and IQ.******** (view attachments for example tests)

Part 2

Answer each questions using 175 words

Discussion 1

In everyday living, mental abilities tend to operate in unison rather than in isolation. How useful is it, therefore, to attempt to isolate and measure “primary mental abilities”? What is factor Advanced Certified analysis? What are the theories that relate to it in regards to intelligence? What about information processing theories? How are they different?

Discussion 2

Thanks for your post. My preferred theory of intelligence is Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligence. I think it is absolutely true that everyone has intelligence but there are many different areas or types of intelligence.

How does Gardner's theory compare and contrast to Sternberg's theory?

How can these be related to the learning environment?