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Estimating the reliability of the short forms of the WISC-R

by Constance Franklin Kenney

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Testing,
  • Reliability,
  • Intelligence tests,
  • Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children,
  • Ability in children

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    Other titlesEstimating reliability for short forms of WISC-R.
    Statementby Constance Franklin Kenney
    ContributionsUniversity of Alberta. Dept. of Educational Psychology
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 65 leaves
    Number of Pages65
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26897352M
    OCLC/WorldCa70325267

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ix, 65 leaves ; 29 cm In partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Education, Department of Educational Psychology Spine title: Estimating reliability for short forms Pages: The concurrent validity and reliability for abbreviated versions of the WISC-R were estimated with a group of one hundred children between the ages of six and 16 years.

Specifically, shortened versions involved the reduction in the number of items for each by: 5. A four-test short form of the WISC-R was developed on the basis of both rational and statistical criteria, using data from the representative standardization sample.

The short-form comprised Arithmetic and Vocabulary from the Verbal Scale along with Picture Arrangement and Block Design from the Performance by:   Conclusions: Short forms show promise as useful estimates. The 7-subtest (Crawford et al., ) and 5-subtest (BdSiVcLnCd) short forms yielded the most accurate estimates of FSIQ.

VcSiMrBd yielded the most accurate estimate of GAI. Clinical recommendations are provided for use of short forms in pediatric by: We then highlighted the three best short forms of WISC-V based on the estimated psychometric parameters. The results are interpreted in terms of validity, reliability and screening quality of IGC.

A new short form of the WISC-III was examined with a clinical adolescent sample (N = 30) and the short form estimate of WISC-III Full Scale IQ also served as the criterion for validating two brief.

The WISC–Revised (WISC-R) retained all 12 subtests from the first edition, shifted the age range, and continued to offer a VIQ, PIQ, and FSIQ. The WISC–Third Edition (WISC-III) retained all of the subtests from the WISC-R and introduced a new subtest.

The WISC–III introduced four. The purpose of this study was to develop a four-subtest short form of the WPPSI-R. Reliability and validity data that support the use of the WPPSI-R short form are also presented.

METHODS Sample The WPPSI-R normative sample was used for construction of the short form. Yes. Although the indices contain fewer subtests than in WISC–III VIQ and PIQ, the reliability is just as high for the indices as it was for the VIQ and PIQ.

This is mostly due to the removal of subtests that demonstrated relatively lower reliability than those subtests that were retained and the highly reliable subtests that were added. creates a demand for short and reliable measures of cognitive ability.

In some settings, practitioners routinely administer a cognitive ability screener or a short form of a comprehensive intelligence test (e.g., a scale that provides two verbal and two nonverbal ability subtests) screen for cognitive issues.

Clinical utility of a WISC-R short form. Ryan JJ. Examined the validity of the Vocabulary-Block Design subtest combination as an estimate of te WISC-R Full Scale IQ in a clinical population. One hundred and twenty children (67 males, 53 females) with school and/or behavioral problems between the ages of and were administered the.

The short form score was then converted into an Estimated IQ Score using methods provided by Sattler (). Scoring tables from the WISC-R manual were used to create separate age-adjusted scores for the two subtests for year 1.

To examine the validity of short forms of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised (WISC-R), the WISC-R was first administered to hospitalized psychiatric patients, aged No subjects had a primary diagnosis of mental retardation or learning disability, and one-third were receiving psychotropic medication.

WISC-R IQ scores ranged from 70 to (mean of ). What Can the WISC-R Measure. Anthony J. Conger, Judith Cohen Conger, Albert D. Farrell, and David Ward Purdue University The WISC-R was investigated by using measures of profile (multivariate) reliability in order to deter- mine its most reliable dimensions and the precision and similarity of the multivariate structure across age to differences among the 11 age.

Validity of the Wechsler abbreviated scale of intelligence and other very short forms of estimating intellectual functioning. Axelrod BN(1).

Author information: (1)Psychology Section, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Detroit, MIUSA. [email protected] Is the GAI a good short form of the WISC-IV. If a short form is used, “Estimate” must be added to the record form and The more subtests used in the short form, the higher the reliability and validity of the estimated IQ.

The scores obtained from a short form. The tetrad of subtests of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised (WISC-R) that best predicts the WISC-R Full-Scale intelligence quotient (IQ) was determined for 1, Appalachian students referred for evaluation in grades, and The sample was divided into three groups.

Students in grades 1 through 4 (n=) were those with chronological ages (CAs) of 6 years 0. Since this correlation is the test-retest estimate of reliability, you can obtain considerably different estimates depending on the interval. Parallel-Forms Reliability. In parallel forms reliability you first have to create two parallel forms.

Subtests on the WISC-R The data set in Tabachnick & Fidell, used to illustrate confirmatory factor analysis, consists of subtest scores on the second version of the Wechsler Intelligence Test for Children.

The subjects were school-aged children who had been diagnosed as learning-disabled. The data were collected between and Verbal IQ. The third reflects a blend of psychometric, clinical, and practical factors. WISC-III standardization data were used to select the short forms, to determine their psychometric properties, and to develop formulas for computing a child's estimated Full Scale Intelligence Quotient.

b. Parallel forms reliability (also called Equivalence) answers the question, “Are the two forms of the test or measure equivalent?” If different forms of the same test or measure are administered to the same group; one would expect that the reliability coefficient will be high. For example, Form A.Fast Track Project, a “short form” of the WISC-R was used which included two of the ten subtests: Block Design (from the Performance module of the WISC) and Vocabulary (from the Verbal Ability module).

The short form score was then converted into an Estimated IQ Score using methods provided by Sattler (). II. Report Sample.The Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC), developed by David Wechsler, is an individually administered intelligence test for children between the ages of 6 and The Fifth Edition (WISC-V; Wechsler, ) is the most recent version.

The WISC-V takes 45–65 minutes to administer. It generates a Full Scale IQ (formerly known as an intelligence quotient or IQ score) that represents.