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Chapter 6: Attainment

Attainment
Attainment
Assessing Aptitude (Ability) and Attainment (Achievement)

In public controversies about tests, disputants have failed to recognize that virtually every bit of evidence obtained with IQs would be approximately duplicated if the same study were carried out with a comprehensive measure of achievement. (Cronbach, 1976: 211)

What Is Aptitude and Why Assess It?

Aptitude pertains to a person's capability and potential to develop skills or acquire knowledge. Commonly ...