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Factors influencing the selection of standardized tests for the diagnosis of Specific Language Impairment

The authors reported their study revealed the most frequently used standardized tests were omnibus measures (e.g., Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals—Fourth Edition [Semel, Wiig, & Secord, 2003], Preschool Language Scale, Fourth Edition [Zimmerman, Steiner, & Pond, 2002]) and single-word vocabulary measures … Continue reading

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Being All That You Can Be-The Weighting of Potential in Assessments of Self and Others

Williams, Gilovich, & Dunning reported that participants in this study,  when assessing themselves and other people, required more tangible proof that someone else has a given level of potential than they required of themselves, and they relied more on how they would … Continue reading

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The realibility of the OWLS written expression scale with ESL kindergarten students

Harrison, Ogle, and Keilty conducted an analysis of the Oral and Written Language Scales (OWLS) written expression scale with ESL and non-ESL kindergarten students. The authors concluded that the results of their analysis supported the use of the OWLS written … Continue reading

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