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Thorndike, Robert L. (Robert Ladd) 1910-1990

Overview
Works: 140 works in 520 publications in 6 languages and 6,526 library holdings
Genres: Examinations 
Roles: Author, Editor, Redactor, Contributor
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Most widely held works by Robert L Thorndike
Measurement and evaluation in psychology and education by Robert L Thorndike( Book )

95 editions published between 1954 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 2,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contiene: 1. Historical and philosophical orientation -- 2. Overview of measurement methods -- 3. Planning a test -- 4. Preparing test exercises -- 5. Elementary statistical concepts -- 6. Qualities desired in any measurement procedure -- 7. Norms and units for measurement -- 8. Where to find information about specific tests -- 9. Standardized achievement tests -- 10. Standardized tests of intelligence or scholastic aptitude -- 11. The measurement of special aptitudes -- 12. Questionnaires and inventories for self-appraisal -- 13. The individual as others see him -- 14. Behavioral measures of personality -- 15. Projective tests -- 16. Planning a school testing program -- 17. Marks and marking -- 18. Measurement in eduactional and vocational guidance -- 19. Tests in the selection and classification of personnel
Educational measurement by Robert L Thorndike( Book )

19 editions published between 1951 and 1976 in English and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this second edition, twenty-three authorities, with the assistance of more than ninety collaborators, present chapters that deal with the recent developments under three broad headings: technological developments and their reverberations and implications; conceptual developments, and social and political issues impinging upon the testing enterprise. Automation of test scoring and the evaluation of educational programs are the subjects of two new chapters
Personnel selection; test and measurement techniques by Robert L Thorndike( Book )

37 editions published between 1949 and 1970 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The concepts of over- and underachievement by Robert L Thorndike( Book )

15 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This monograph was written for educators interested in initiating research studies on underachievement and overachievement. Defective experimental planning, inherent deficiencies in concept definition, and other factors resulting in faculty research design render many research findings in this area inconclusive or misleading. The concepts of underachievement and overachievement are examined. Methodological problems and errors to be avoided are pointed out. Precautions for obtaining sound and meaningful results are discussed. The monograph covers--(1) designing research to study achievement versus predicted achievement, (2) design I, experimental manipulation and followup, (3) design ii, a prediction over time, (4) design ii-b, concurrent correlation, (5) design ii-c, concurrent comparison of contrasting groups, and (6) a checklist of questions. This document is available for $3.25 as library of congress no. 63-17266 from the bureau of publications, teachers college, columbia university, new york 27, N.Y. (ps)
Reading comprehension education in fifteen countries : an empirical study by Robert L Thorndike( Book )

19 editions published in 1973 in 3 languages and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten thousand careers by Robert L Thorndike( Book )

17 editions published between 1959 and 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Applied psychometrics by Robert L Thorndike( Book )

12 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intelligence as information processing : the mind and the computer by Robert L Thorndike( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Research problems and techniques by Robert L Thorndike( Book )

6 editions published between 1947 and 1948 in English and Undetermined and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contents: Job analysis problems and procedures; Invention and refinement of aptitude test forms; Problems in determining an adequate criterion; Determining the validity of single tests; Obtaining composite aptitude scores; Problems associated with reliability and reliability determination; Problems in correlation analysis; Sources and control of error in test scores; Training experiments
A comparative study of children's reading interests, based on a fictitious annotated titles questionnaire by Robert L Thorndike( Book )

8 editions published between 1941 and 1959 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Characteristics of men who remained in and left teaching by Robert L Thorndike( Book )

9 editions published between 1959 and 1961 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Several groups of educators and ex-educators were identified and compared with respect to aptitude variables and certain reactions to the job of teaching. A special questionnaire was administered to the study sample of approximately 660 classroom teachers, school administrators, college teachers, ex-school teachers, and ex-college teachers--all of whom had taken a common battery of aptitude tests in the U.S. army air force during world war ii. It was found that those who had left teaching had been significantly superior to those who were still classroom teachers on tests of reading comprehension, arithmetic reasoning, and mathematics. There were similar differences between those who had left and those who had remained in college teaching. The higher ability of the nonteachers was paralleled by higher income. The primary dissatisfaction in teaching in both groups was with pay income. Other focal points of concern were inadequate status, duties other than teaching, and lack of interest by pupils. The general pattern of concerns and satisfactions in teaching was much the same for both groups, and these opinions were apparently not related to intellectual ability as indicated by the world war ii test results. (Jh)
Tests y técnicas de medición en psicología y educación by Robert L Thorndike( Book )

25 editions published between 1969 and 1989 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Stanford-Binet intelligence scale, fourth edition : guide for administering and scoring by Robert L Thorndike( Book )

12 editions published in 1986 in English and Spanish and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La quatrième édition de l'Échelle d'intelligence Stanford-Binet est une révision de l'Échelle d'intelligence Stanford-Binet, Forme L-M de 1960. Les auteurs de cette révision ont conservé la continuité avec l'échelle de 1960 en utilisant ses points forts, tout en introduisant des changements de façon à produire un instrument plus efficace pour mesurer les habiletés cognitives de sujets de deux ans à l'âge adulte. [...] Les auteurs ont conçu la quatrième édition avec les objectifs suivants: Aider à faire la distinction entre les élèves souffrant d'arriération mentale et ceux qui sont atteints de certaines difficultés d'apprentissage; aider les éducateurs et les psychologues à comprendre la raison pour laquelle un élève en particulier éprouve de la difficulté à apprendre en classe; aider à identifier les élèves surdoués, et étudier le développement des capacités cognitives des individus à partir de 2 ans d'âge jusqu'à l'âge adulte
Arthur I. Gates (1890-1972) : a biographical memoir by Robert L Thorndike( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Organization of behavior in the albino rat by Robert L Thorndike( Book )

3 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanford-Binet intelligence scale by Robert L Thorndike( Visual )

8 editions published in 1986 in English and Spanish and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a continuous scale for appraising cognitive development from age 2 to adult in an adaptive-testing format which tests individuals with a wide range of tasks varied according to his or her ability level
The human factor in accidents, with special reference to aircraft accidents by Robert L Thorndike( Book )

4 editions published between 1951 and 1964 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanford-Binet intelligence scale : third revision form L-M : 1972 norms tables by Robert L Thorndike( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cognitive abilities test by Robert L Thorndike( Book )

20 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lorge-Thorndike intelligence tests ... by Irving Lorge( Book )

10 editions published between 1954 and 1964 in English and French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Ladd Thorndike, Robert 1910-1990

Robert L. Thorndike Amerikaans statisticus (-)

Robert L. Thorndike Amerikaans statisticus (1910-1990)

Robert L. Thorndike psychologue et professeur d'université américain

Robert Thorndike

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Languages
English (284)

Spanish (30)

German (1)

French (1)

Italian (1)

Iranian (1)