Psychological Test, Cooperative English Test. Test C2: Reading Comprehension (Higher Level) Form S

Psychological Test, Cooperative English Test. Test C2: Reading Comprehension (Higher Level) Form S

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This test of reading comprehension was prepared by Frederick B. Davis (1909-1975) and Harold VosBurgh King (1917-1986) of the Cooperative Test Service, working with a long list of collaborators. Davis earned his B.S. from Boston University in 1931 and his masters of education (1935) and doctorate of education (1941) from Harvard University. He would serve as a consultant to the Army Air Force during World War II and was then associated with Hunter College and the University of Pennsylvania. King studied linguistics at the University of Michigan and would receive a PhD. there in 1950. After various teaching appointments, he joined the faculty in the English Department in Ann Arbor in 1958, retiring in 1979.
American Psychological Association, 1962 Directory, ed. James Q. Holsopple, Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association, 1962, pp. 157-158.
“Dr. Frederick Davis, Test Developer, 65,” New York Times, March 3, 1975.
Flanagan, J.C. “Frederick Barton Davis (1909–1975),” Psychometrika, 1976, 41, pp. 4–7.
University of Michigan, Proceedings of the Board of Regents, 1978, p. 569.
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Object Name
Psychological Test
date made
King, Harold V.
Davis, Frederick B.
Cooperative Test Service
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 15 cm x 22.3 cm; 5 29/32 in x 8 25/32 in
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Credit Line
Gift of David Gold
Psychological Tests
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