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Structural Validity of the Woodcock Johnson III Cognitive in a Referred Sample


Abstract The structural validity of the WJ-III Cognitive was investigated using the GIA-Extended Battery test scores of 529, six-to-thirteen-year-old students referred for a psychoeducational evaluation. The results of an exploratory factor analysis revealed 11 of the 14 tests loaded on their expected factors. For the factors Gc, Gf, Gs, and Gv, both tests associated with the factor loaded highly; for Gsm, Glr, and Ga, only one test associated with each factor loaded highly. Obtained congruence coefficients supported the similarity between the factors Gs, Gf, Gc, Glr, and Gv for the current referred sample and the normative factor structure. Gsm and Ga were not found to be similar. The WJ-III Cognitive structure established in the normative sample w... (more)
Created Date 2012
Contributor Strickland, Tracy (Author) / Watkins, Marley (Advisor) / Caterino, Linda (Advisor) / Green, Samuel (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Educational psychology / Structural Validity / WJ III Cognitive
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 84 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Educational Psychology 2012
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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