Manual for Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal

Manual for Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal

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After their widespread use during World War One, experts increasingly used psychological tests as a tool to rank and sort people in contexts including (but not limited to) education and employment. The Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal Manual was published by the World Book Company and copyrighted 1952. This twelve page booklet covered topics including: description of the test, uses for educational purposes, uses for personnel purposes, general directions to the examiner, directions for administering, directions for scoring, instructions for conversion to percentiles, interpreting the test results, reliability, validity, construction and technical characteristics of the test and norms, and references. In addition, the booklet contains fourteen different tables. For further context, see the Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal (1983.0168.20) and the Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal Answer Sheet (1983.0168.22).
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Currently not on view
Object Name
pamphlet
date made
1952
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 21.4 cm x 28 cm; 8 7/16 in x 11 1/32 in
ID Number
1983.0168.21
catalog number
1983.0168.21
accession number
1983.0168
Credit Line
Gift of Ruth E. Myer
subject
Mathematics
Psychological Tests
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National Museum of American History
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