TITLE

The Predictive Validity and Reliability of the Basic School Skills Inventory

AUTHOR(S)
Hawthorne, Linda White
PUB. DATE
January 1977
SOURCE
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Jan1977, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Estimates the predictive validity and reliability of an experimental edition of the Basic School Skills Inventory (BSSI). Prediction of the first grade performance of children based on their BSSI scores in kindergarten; Estimation of test-retest reliability using a method developed for criterion-referenced measures; Reliability in predicting first-grade performance.
ACCESSION #
4730656

 

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