Riverside Publishing to Launch New Testing Products at APA; Gale Roid, Ph.D. to Meet with Conference Attendees at Special Reception.Business Editors
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Riverside Publishing, a division of Houghton Mifflin, will exhibit at the 111th American Psychological Association The American Psychological Association (APA) is a professional organization representing psychology in the US. Description and history
The association has around 150,000 members and an annual budget of around $70m. (APA (All Points Addressable) Refers to an array (bitmapped screen, matrix, etc.) in which all bits or cells can be individually manipulated.
APA - Application Portability Architecture ) Convention August 7-10, 2003, in Toronto. Located at booths 418-422, Riverside Publishing will showcase a diverse group of well-respected, quality assessments. This year, Riverside Publishing is pleased to introduce the new Fifth Edition of the Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scales Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scales Definition
The Stanford-Binet intelligence scale is a standardized test that assesses intelligence and cognitive abilities in children and adults aged two to 23. (SB5), Second Edition of the Bender(R) Visual-Motor Gestalt Gestalt (gəshtält`) [Ger.,=form], school of psychology that interprets phenomena as organized wholes rather than as aggregates of distinct parts, maintaining that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Test (Bender-Gestalt II), Diagnostic Supplement to the WJ III(R) Tests of Cognitive Abilities (DS), and the Dean-Woodcock Neuropsychological Battery (DW).
SB5 is an individually administered assessment of intelligence and cognitive abilities and is appropriate for ages 2 to 85+. Bender-Gestalt II is co-normed with SB5 and is a brief test of visual-motor integration that may provide interpretative information about an individual's development and psychological functioning. It is appropriate for ages 3 to 85+. DS expands on the capabilities of the WJ III Tests of Cognitive Abilities with eleven new tests, new clusters, and new interpretive procedures. It provides an opportunity to obtain additional information about an individual's relative cognitive strengths and weaknesses and is designed for use in educational, clinical, or research settings with individuals ages 2 to 90+. Lastly, DW is a comprehensive assessment of sensory-motor functioning that expands the psychologist's range of assessment and provides standardized procedures and normative information to typically non-standardized measures used in neuropsychology neuropsychology
Science concerned with the integration of psychological observations on behaviour with neurological observations on the central nervous system (CNS), including the brain. . These assessments are all currently available with the exception of DW, which will be available in September. For additional information, visit www.riversidepublishing.com.
In addition to showcasing these products, Riverside Publishing will be hosting a booth event with Gale Roid, Ph.D. Dr. Roid is currently Visiting Professor and, formerly, Scholar in Residence at Simpson College and Graduate School (2000-2002) in California. He is a former Dunn Professor of Educational and Psychological Assessment at Peabody College of Vanderbilt University and is the author of the Fifth Edition of the Stanford-Binet. Dr. Roid earned an A.B. from Harvard University and his Ph.D. in psychological assessment from the University of Oregon The University of Oregon is a public university located in Eugene, Oregon. The university was founded in 1876, graduating its first class two years later. The University of Oregon is one of 60 members of the Association of American Universities. , 1969. He is the author or co-author of 5 published tests, 2 books, 8 book chapters, more than 20 research articles in refereed journals, and more than 50 refereed convention papers at APA, AERA AERA American Educational Research Association
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NASP National Airport System Plan , and other professional conferences. He has been a technical consultant for over 40 published tests and manuals. Dr. Roid will be at the Riverside booth to host Coffee with Gale Roid on Thursday, August 7, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and Friday, August 8, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. APA attendees are welcome at the Riverside booth during these times to meet Dr. Roid.
About Houghton Mifflin
About Houghton Mifflin Boston-based Houghton Mifflin Company is one of the leading educational publishers in the United States, with over $1 billion in sales. Houghton Mifflin publishes textbooks, instructional technology, assessments and other educational materials for elementary and secondary schools and colleges. The Company also publishes an extensive line of reference works and award-winning fiction and nonfiction for adults and young readers. Houghton Mifflin offers computer-administered testing programs and services for the professional and certification markets. With its origins dating back to 1832, Houghton Mifflin today combines its tradition of excellence with a commitment to innovation. The Company's website can be found at www.hmco.com.