In this case study, you will analyze a testing scenario using your knowledge of testing and ethics.
Part A: Review the Case
A school psychologist uses an IQ test to identify students who would benefit from gifted programs and special education. According to the school district policy, new students must be tested for placement. A student from a rural school relocates to an urban school within the same district. The school psychologist tests the student and observes a change in the IQ score from testing done two months prior.
Part B: Case Analysis
In a 3-5 page paper, addressing the following information:
1. Describe your immediate reaction to the scenario. What are the details you immediately noticed? What questions did the scenario raise about testing?
2. Identify and explain 3 factors that impact performance on IQ tests.
3. Identify and discuss 3 reliability and validity concerns with the scenario.
4. Identify at least 3 ethical concerns as per the APA Ethical Codes associated with this scenario.
Integrate 2 academic sources on psychological assessment to support your position.
Please ensure that your paper is in APA format from the 7th edition (2019), using 12 pt Times New Roman or Sans Serif font, double-spaced, with a title and references page. An abstract is not necessary. The paper should integrate a minimum of 2 scholarly resources. I will allow you to use the first person to explain your immediate reaction, but remember to keep your writing in the third person for the rest of the analysis. Also, I suggest that you use each of the aforementioned numerical points as respective subheadings to best format your paper. For more information on Knowledge of Testing and Ethics read this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_subject_research
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