¶ … Aptitude
One of the concerns in assessing general intelligence is that there is an over-emphasis upon verbal intelligence. Even if the test is not specifically a verbal IQ test, this is a concern given that fluency in the English language (and the type of English used by the test designer) may impact the test-taker's ability to interpret the instructions. The purpose of the Cultural Fair IQ test is to distill all verbal advantages from the test design, versus tests such as the test of Verbal-Linguistic Intelligence. These tests, much like Visual-Spatial Intelligence tests are designed to test a specific 'kind' of intelligence vs. general intelligence.
Everyone has different personal strengths and weaknesses and the advantage of taking separate tests is that these abilities can be more perfectly isolated and measured. It also ensures that, for example, an unusually strong spatial intelligence does not result in an artificially high score on the Cultural Fair IQ test which is supposed to assess general intelligence or an unusually large vocabulary does not give one an artificially high score on a verbal tests of ostensibly general intelligence like the Wechsler Scales or Stanford-Binet. However, the disadvantage is that by segmenting tests, an incomplete picture of the subject's ability cannot be arrived at, since ultimately functional intelligence requires...
spatial IQ both on the supposedly generalized Cultural Fair IQ test as well as the segmented tests. I also felt that the online format encouraged more impulsive decision-making on the test, versus the more traditional paper-based method. Paper-based tests also allow for more strategizing by skipping around the test. Both testing formats are supposed to be more objective and less prone to observer bias than other methods of assessing performance such as observations and open-ended evaluations of (for example) problem-solving or written essays although the standardized test format can still be biased based upon the background of the test designer.
Self-check: Part II
The predominant competing theories regarding intelligence are between theorists who believe that there is a 'generalized' intelligence factor vs. those who stress the existence of multiple intelligences, or the idea that someone can be very intelligent in one area (say, musical or kinesthetic intelligence) yet lacking in other…
Integrated Management Framework The notion of Operations Management (OM) resembles that of a tree with various branches attached to it; although each of the branches represents a separate icon, their roots are linked. Here, the various branches stand for Logistics, Purchasing, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Management Information Systems (MIS), Accounting, Engineering and Marketing. All have a different persona but play a significant role in the implementation of Operations Management and
6). This graduate indicates that rather than relying on the innate abilities identified by the career aptitude test, she "worked realistically with the grit and gumption I possessed, as opposed to counting on my talent to pave the way" (quoted in Bell & Short, 2003 at p. 6). Some commonly used career aptitude tests include the ACT's (formerly American College Testing) EXPLORE testing regimen that examines 8th and 9th grade
.....personal marketing plan with the intention of marketing myself to my future employer. This is my first step into the management profession and I am excited to settle into a job in this field. This Personal Marketing Plan (PMP) will guide me on the areas I need to focus more as far as my career is concerned. I am an American resident having completed all my studies here. Throughout my elementary
According to a British Study conducted on all students born in the first week of March 1958, and following them through adolescence and on until the age of twenty-three: There were no average differences between grouped and ungrouped schools because within the grouped schools, high-group students performed better than similar students in ungrouped schools, but low-group students did worse. Students in remedial classes performed especially poorly compared to ungrouped students
Vocational Assessment Test Review: Myers Briggs Type Indicator The Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a personality assessment that can help guide people to suitable vocations, but which is also useful in other scenarios. It was developed by Isabel Briggs Myers and Katharine Cooks Briggs, from a Jungian psychology perspective. Although they began working on it in the early 1940s, it was first published in 1962. It is a self-report questionnaire,
Maturationist, Constructivist, and Environmentalist Educational Theories Numerous educational and childhood development theories have impacted school readiness discussions. Among the most notable theories that hold an effect on readiness practices are maturationists', constructivists', and environmentalists' development theories. Maturationists observe that there can be achievement of school readiness practices when all healthy children hold the potential to carry out activities such as counting and alphabet recitation. Encompassment of these activities is in learning