• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

Psychoeducational Test Batteries

Introduction

Psychoeducational test batteries are designed to provide a comprehensive assessment of an individual's strengths and weaknesses across a wide range of skills and abilities. Unlike standardized diagnostic testing which is used primarily to assess mastery of specific goals and objectives or areas of deficit (e.g. a commercially available norm-referenced test of mathematics), comprehensive test batteries are more general in focus, sampling from a broad array of skills within a particular domain. To date, the domains most typically represented are those of (a) cognitive or intellectual abilities, and (b) broad-based academic achievement. Each of these domains is then represented by a variety of subtests that are designed to assess the specific features of their respective domains. That is, the cognitive or intellectual portion of the psychoeducational ...

    • Loading...
    locked icon

    Sign in to access this content

    Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

    • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
    • Read modern, diverse business cases
    • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles