Self Assessment Reflection Paper

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Self Assessment Reflection Paper
Yvonne Johnson-Cane
Wilmington University

Self Assessment Reflection Paper In the Tests and Measurements class we were given an assignment to complete several assessment tests. These tests included: 1) The Simple Rathus Assertiveness Schedule, 2) Barsch Learning Style Inventory, 3) Career Decision Profile, and 4) Winward Community College Trio Program Study Habits Inventory. As I proceeded to respond to the questions on the tests I kept a few things in mind. I tried to stay focused and answer as honestly and accurately as possible. As discussed, the results of such tests rely heavily on the honesty of the answers. At times, I felt a bit overwhelmed because I was unsure of some of my answers. I felt
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Receiving my assessment results, my scores were 28% visual, 24% auditory and 20% kinesthetic. My visual and auditory scores were very close, so I also feel that these go hand and hand. They work together to give me a more complete learning experience. Even though my kinesthetic score was the lowest, I feel that I also have a need to write things down or be hands on with some activities. This helps me when I am trying to learn how something works. I would score this test high in psychometric quality. I consider it to be a “good test” because it measured what it claimed it would measure and the conclusions that were drawn were appropriate making it valid (Miller, 2011). The purpose and nature of this assessment was very clear. I understood what the test was measuring, what it was predicting and the format. I felt the questions were consistent and easy to understand. I didn’t feel that any of the assessments were bias in any way. I personally felt that there were no ethical issues involved. They didn’t have any questions that directly interfered with your personal life or discriminated in any way. The questions were clear and easy to understand and the results that I received were given a clear explanation. This assignment was very interesting and it gives me a better understanding to the importance and the foundations of psychological assessments. I see how the results of such tests can result in an individual’s decision making or their future. These
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