Select a contemporary issue that is of interest to you.
Create an attitude survey using your selected issue.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you explain the steps you took to create your survey. Address the following items in your paper:
Explain the purpose of the survey.
Discuss the preliminary design issues you experienced in creating your survey.
Describe the specific instructions for administering, scoring, and interpreting your survey.
Attach a copy of your survey to your paper when you turn it in.
Define, compare and contrast Ability Tests and Achievement Tests. Give examples of each and discuss situations when one might be more appropriate than the other.
Select an occupation and identify 2-3 Primary Mental Abilities from Table 7.2 in your book that you feel are relevant to your occupation. Discuss ways that you might measure these abilities to select employees. Identify any concerns with reliability and/or validity you may see.