Ranking Ourselves: Perspectives on Intelligence Testing, Affirmative Action, and Educational Policy

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Wendy M. Williams, PhD (Guest Editor)
Vol. 6, No. 1, March 2000
Item #: 2190601
Format: Hard copy

About the special issue

This special theme issue focuses on the current thinking of leading scholars in the areas of intelligence testing, affirmative action, and educational policy.

Articles in this issue

Perspectives on Intelligence Testing, Affirmative Action, and Educational Policy
Pages 5–19
Williams, Wendy M.

Use of Standardized Tests in Admissions in Postsecondary Institutions of Higher Education
Pages 20–32
Calvin, Allen

Conceptual Foundations of IQ Testing
Pages 33–43
White, Sheldon H.

Tests, Affirmative Action in University Admissions, and the American Way
Pages 44–55
Detterman, Douglas K.

Validity, Fairness, and Group Differences: Tough Questions for Selection Testing
Pages 56–62
Halpern, Diane F.

The Role of IQ and Education in Predicting Later Labor Market Outcomes: Implications for Affirmative Action
Pages 63–89
Scullin, Matthew H.; Peters, Elizabeth; Williams, Wendy M.; Ceci, Stephen J.

The Role of Standardized Admission Tests in the Debate About Merit, Academic Standards, and Affirmative Action
Pages 90–100
Wightman, Linda F.

Identifying and Measuring Diversity's Payoffs: Light at the End of the Affirmative Action Tunnel
Pages 101–111
Perloff, Robert; Bryant, Fred B.

A Principled Design Framework for College Admissions Tests: An Affirming Research Agenda
Pages 112–120
Everson, Howard T.

Testing: The Dilemma of Group Differences
Pages 121–128
Jensen, Arthur R.

Skills Gaps, Not Tests, Make Racial Proportionality Impossible
Pages 129–143
Gottfredson, Linda S.

Why Is Psychometric Research on Bias in Mental Testing So Often Ignored?
Pages 144–150
Reynolds, Cecil R.

Racial and Gender Bias in Ability and Achievement Tests: Resolving the Apparent Paradox
Pages 151–158
Hunter, John E.; Schmidt, Frank L.

Implicit Theories of Intelligence as Exemplar Stories of Success: Why Intelligence Test Validity Is in the Eye of the Beholder
Pages 159–167
Sternberg, Robert J.

A Theory of Intelligence as Processing: Implications for Society
Pages 168–179
Fagan III, Joseph F.

Testing Versus Understanding Human Intelligence
Pages 180–190
Deary, Ian J.; Austin, Elizabeth J.; Caryl, Peter G.

The Hidden History of IQ and Special Education: Can the Problems Be Solved?
Pages 191–198
Flynn, James R.

Curriculum-Based External Exit Exam Systems: Do Students Learn More? How?
Pages 199–215
Bishop, John H.

Helping Students Learn Only What They Don't Already Know
Pages 216–222
Stanley, Julian C.

The Continuing Use and Misuse of SAT Scores
Pages 223–232
Grissmer, David W.

So Near and Yet So Far: Lingering Questions About the Use of Measures of General Intelligence for College Admission and Employment Screening
Pages 233–252
Ceci, Stephen J.

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