M.A. in School Psychology
Educational Services and Leadership
College of Education
Fifth grade (Education); Learning disabled children; Psychological tests for children
The purpose of this study was to compare thirty students' profiles under the Psychological Processing Checklist, a tool that attempts to locate the observable, measurable behaviors evident in a student's classroom performance that might be indicative of an emergent processing deficiency. Two individual instructors rated the same students, all chosen from two fifth grade classrooms in a Southern New Jersey public school, and the results were compared using correlation data. Significant correlations between the two profiles generated for each student, as measured by the Checklist, lent support for the Checklist as a reliable tool. It was hypothesized that the PPC would demonstrate statistically satisfactory levels of correlation between the profiles generated by the teachers participating in the study. Results of this study showed modest to strong correlations between scores, which provided support for the PPC as a reliable assessment tool.
Nonnemacher, John A., "The interrater reliability of the Psychological Processing Checklist" (2001). Theses and Dissertations. 1590.