SIT-R3 Complete Kit includes:
- Technical Manual with Calibrated Norms Tables
- Scannable Score Sheets (50)
- Blind/Visually Impaired Supplementary Manual
Third Edition (SIT-R3)
Richard L. Slosson
Revised by: Charles L. Nicholson / Terry L. Hibpshman
Visually Impaired Supplementary Manual by: Sue Larson
Ages: 4 through 65 years
Administration: Individual; 10 to 20 minutes
The SIT-R3 provides a quick, reliable index of intellectual ability in children and adults, including those who are visually impaired or blind. Widely used in schools, clinics, and industry, the SIT-R3 has been designed to be used by a vast variety of educational administrators. Specific administrators considered in this revision include teachers, principals, guidance counselors, special education and learning disability teachers, psychologists, psychometrics, and social workers who often need to evaluate an individual’s mental ability.
It has been constructed so that the administration and scoring of the test occur simultaneously, thus enabling the test to be given in a brief period of time. Although the SIT-R3 can not be administered to groups, individual administration overcomes shortcomings of other group tests. The SIT-R3 does not penalize individuals who are extra careful, methodical, fearful and easily upset under pressure of speed, poorly motivated, uncooperative, misunderstanding the importance of the task at hand, or have reading handicapps. All the domains found within the SIT-R3 were strengthened.
Slosson Intelligence Test - Revised
1. General Information (GI) - reflects the learning of
cultural knowledge, much of which is not explicitly or
directly taught (29 items).
2. Comprehension (CO) - a cognitive domain testing one’s
knowledge of social behavior, “common sense” and ability
to interpret sayings and proverbs (33 items).
3. Quantitative (QN) - the ability to do mental calculations,
remember the essential numbers, determine the arithmetic
process needed to calculate the correct answers (34 items).
4. Similarities & Differences (SD) - testing one’s skill in
determining common attributes of two dissimilar things or
concepts and some uncommon attributes (30 items).
5. Vocabulary (VO) - the ability to use, understand and
define words orally. Communication skills are dependent
on vocabulary ability (33 items).
6. Auditory Memory (AM) - ability to remember and repeat
a random series of digits correctly, both forward and
backward, as well as several sentences (28 items)
Distribution of Items are more even
throughout the Six Verbal Cognitive Domains
Test Items use Contemporary Language
and are Free of Demographic, Racial, or Sex Bias
Standardization Sample is Larger, reflecting a Stratification consistent with the U.S. Census
Validity and Reliability studies are more comprehensive
The Deviational Intelligence Quotient (IQ) is extended to a Total Standard Score (TSS)
Based on a sample of approximately 2,000 individuals, norms are presented in intervals of three months for ages 4.0 through 17.11 years, with one normative group for ages 18 years and above. The SIT-R3 overall score is reported as a Total Stand Score (TSS) with a mean of 100 and a standard deviation of 16. Percentile ranks, mean age equivalents, T-scores, Normal Curve Equivalents (NCEs), and stanines are also provided. After Administering the SIT-R3, Comparisons can then be made with other tests yielding category standard scores on the verbal side.
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Six Verbal Cognitive Domains: