Pamphlet, Manual of Directions with Key, California Test of Personality - Secondary Series

Pamphlet, Manual of Directions with Key, California Test of Personality - Secondary Series

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This is the manual of directions (not the test itself) for one version of the California Test of Personality. The California Test Bureau not only published tests of intelligence (mental maturity) and achievement, but also measures of personality like the one described in this document. These tests were intended to measure personality adjustment and social effectiveness.
They came in several forms. The “Primary Series” was for kindergarteners and children in grades one through three (see 1990.0034.123). The “Elementary Series,” was for grades four through nine (1990.0034.124). The “Intermediate Series” was for grades seven through ten (see 1990.0034.125). The “Secondary Series,” for which this is the manual of directions, was for grades 9 to 14 [sic]. The Intermediate and Secondary series were published first, then the Primary and an adult form.
The authors the test were Ernest W. Tiegs (1891-1970), Willis W. Clark (1895-1964), and Louis P. Thorpe (1893-1970). Tiegs was a dean and professor of education at USC, Clark was director of administrative research for the Los Angeles public schools, and Thorpe was on the faculty in education at USC.
Reference:
Tiegs, Ernest W., Willis W. Clark, and Louis P. Thorpe. "The California Test of Personality," The Journal of Educational Research, 1941, 35, #2, pp.102-08.This describes the test in detail.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Pamphlet
date made
1939
author
Thorpe, Louis P.
Clark, Willis W.
Tiegs, Ernest W.
publisher
California Test Bureau
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 20 cm x 27 cm; 7 7/8 in x 10 5/8 in
ID Number
1990.0034.126
accession number
1990.0034
catalog number
1990.0034.126
Credit Line
Gift of Samuel Kavruck
subject
Mathematics
Psychological Tests
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