Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Module 31 Assessing Intelligence Alfred Binet Paris, 1905 Looked for mental age The goal: prediction of success in school.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "Module 31 Assessing Intelligence Alfred Binet Paris, 1905 Looked for mental age The goal: prediction of success in school."— Presentation transcript:

1

2 Module 31 Assessing Intelligence

3 Alfred Binet Paris, 1905 Looked for mental age The goal: prediction of success in school

4 Lewis Terman Revised the age standards for children Renamed test the Stanford – Binet Test (Terman was a professor at Stanford)

5 Intelligence Quotient William Stern derived the IQ from tests like the Stanford – Binet IQ= Mental age Chronological age Multiplied by 100

6 Modern Tests Aptitude tests Achievement tests WAIS, David Weschler: tried to test more than just verbal intelligence Performance + verbal

7 Standardization People that take tests are compared against the sample group, standardization group Average IQ is 100 Average range is 85 – 115

8 Reliability Consistency Test – retest or split – half scores are 2 ways to check reliability

9 Validity How well a test measures what its supposed to measure Test based on criteria Culture-fair tests

10 Extremes of Intelligence Below average 85 – 70 Mental retardation below 70

11 Breakdown of Mental Retardation Mild Retardation: –Low 50s – 70s Function as an 8 year-old Moderate Retardation: –Mid 30s – Low 50s Function as a preschooler (3-5) Severe Retardation: –Low 20s – Mid 30s Function as a toddler (2-3) Profound Retardation: –Below Function as an infant 1/11/2014Free Template from 10

12 Other Extreme of Intelligence Gifted children mostly OK Gifted programs usually arent for just gifted kids


Download ppt "Module 31 Assessing Intelligence Alfred Binet Paris, 1905 Looked for mental age The goal: prediction of success in school."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google