Comparing The Personal Development Test Scores Against GPA, GRADE, and AGE of Typical High School Students

DeMoulin, Donald F.; Walsh, Robert J.
March 2002
Journal of Instructional Psychology;Mar2002, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p22
Academic Journal
The Personal Development Test (PDT) (2001) is designed to assess the personal development of individuals, and as a meaningful index of one's Global Functioning as described in the DSM-IV (1994). It is structured on the basis of the Dewey definition of democracy��the interdependence of independent individuals.� The 200 true/false type items are distributed with 25 in each of the 8 part scores. The first four of those scores seek to measure Personal Maturity for the �independence� element in the Dewey definition, and the second four parts to measure Social Integration for the �interdependence� one.


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