Essentials of Creativity Assessment. Essentials of Psychological Assessment

  • ID: 2325320
  • Book
  • 240 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to effectively assesscreativity, a popular measure of cognitive ability correlated with intelligence

Essentials of Creativity Assessment presents balanced coverage of the wide variety of assessments that can be used to gauge creativity, enabling mental health professionals to select the creativity assessment method that best fits the situations, groups of people, and programs that are involved.

Written to gather as many resources as possible to enable professionals to make their own judgment about the most appropriate creativity assessments, this timely book covers:

  • Divergent Thinking Tests

  • The Consensual Assessment Technique

  • Self Assessment

  • Assessment by Others: Teacher, Peer, and Parent Measures

Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book is designed to help busy mental health professionals quickly acquire the knowledge and skills they need to make optimal use of major psychological assessment instruments. Each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as test questions that help readers gauge and reinforce their grasp of the information covered.

Offering myriad ways to assess creativity, Essentials of Creativity Assessment arms readers to find the most appropriate technique or combination of techniques for their particular creativity assessment purposes.

Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series:

  • Essentials of Assessment Report Writing

  • Essentials of WISC®–IV Assessment

  • Essentials of Cross–Battery Assessment, Second Edition

  • Essentials of WJ III Tests of Achievement Assessment

  • Essentials of WJ III Cognitive Abilities Assessment

  • Essentials of Stanford–Binet (SB5) Assessment

  • Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment

  • Essentials of Processing Assessment

  • Essentials of DAS–II® Assessment

  • Essentials of Millon Inventories Assessment, Third Edition

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Acknowledgments.

Series Preface.

One. Introduction to Creativity.

Two. Divergent Thinking Tests.

Three. The Consensual Assessment Technique.

Four. Assessment by Others: Teacher, Peer, and Parent Measures.

Five. Self Assessment.

Six. Creativity, Intelligence, and Giftedness.

Seven. Moving Forward.

References.

Annotated Bibliography.

Index.

About the Authors.

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James C. Kaufman, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the California State University at San Bernardino, where he is also the director of the Learning Research Institute. He has published over 120 books, articles, and chapters.

Jonathan A. Plucker, PhD, is a Professor of Educational Psychology and Cognitive Science at Indiana University, where he directs the Center for Evaluation and Education Policy.

John Baer, PhD, is a Professor of Educational Psychology at Rider University in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. He has published several books and scores of research articles and book chapters on creativity, cooperative learning, and other educational psychology topics.

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