Essay Cove

Essay Cove

This is a graded discussion: 4 points possible
due May 5
Week 2 – Discussion 1
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Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Refer to the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric under the Settings icon above for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.
Intelligence Quotient [WLOs: 1, 2, 4] [CLOs: 1]
Prior to beginning work on this discussion, read the Intelligence Tests (Links to an external site.) encyclopedia entry, Intelligence Tests (Links to an external site.) article, Intelligence Testing for Special Education: Individualized Testing for Evaluation, Group Testing for Identification (Links to an external site.) article, and watch the Intelligence Testing (Links to an external site.) video segment.
After reading the assigned articles and watching the video on intelligence, complete this IQ test:
20-question Instructions for the Free IQ Test (Links to an external site.) Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS)
Once you answer the series of test questions, you will receive your IQ score.
Reflect upon your score and answer these questions:
According to the WAIS, what does your score mean?
Based on this week’s course readings and materials, provide a well analyzed argument on whether you agree or disagree with the results and explain why.
Were there any biases inherent in this test? Explain what they were.
How relevant do you think this type of test is as related to its use in an educational setting or mental health organization?
Guided Response: By the end of Day 7, read and respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts by discussing ways that IQ results could be used in the classroom or in a mental health organization to assist in implementing effective inclusive strategies. Discuss why these results are or are not reliable and argue whether or not they should be considered in an educational setting or mental health organization.

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