Comparing Organizational Codes of Test Users

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Comparing Codes for Test Users Throughout history mankind has utilized testing. Testing or experiments are done on a daily basis. People do this without even realizing it; it has become part of our daily lives. Most of today’s modern technology such as electricity, cars, and even television were based on a series of experiments. Humans are known to be curious and want to understand how and why things were or happen. This curiosity extends to wanting to know how we act, feel, and understand things. Performing tests on living things must be done cautiously. Inappropriate treatment in experiments leads to develop specific rules for testing. As testing grew the realization grew that rules to protect the test takers needed to be…show more content…
Those that have specific training in every aspect of the test (Whiston, 2009). Modifications that are needed by the participant must be allowed and given (AACE, 2003). Monitoring the process of the testing should been done by the examiner. The testing process must follow the guidelines of the test’s manual. The counselor must be able to explain the results and interpretation of data to the client in a way that they comprehend. The participant should inform about the test and their rights associated with the test. This is also includes the data that his presented after the test. The counselor should explain proof of validity and margin of error in terms that the participant can understand. All tests and results should be housed in a secure location to protect confidentiality. The participant should be informed that the data can be used as part of program evaluation. International Guidelines for Test Use As communications across the world has become more connected so has the world associated with counseling and psychology. The International Test Commission was established to encourage that all testing be done fairly and correctly. This organization established the International Guidelines for Test Use (ITC, 2000). These guidelines were developed from a joint effort from several countries that have people or agencies involved within the

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