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1. The fact that online instruments may not be available to individuals who do not have access to computers and/or the Internet raises concerns about the ______________ of online assessments.
a. Asian Americans score significantly higher than Whites, which accounts for the high proportion of Asian Americans in technical occupations
b. African Americans tend to score lower than Whites, but researchers have not been able to identify why this disparity exists
c. Hispanic Americans have the lowest average test scores of any ethnic group
d. Hispanic American and Native American children tend to score lower on performance items as compared to verbal items
I selected A.
1.When using interest inventories with clients with disabilities, a counselor should:
a.Not give any instructions to clients in order avoid influencing their answers
b.Expect lower scores and include that in the interpretation
c.Instruct the clients to respond with their preferences, not their capabilities
d.Focus more on achievement assessment because of the disabilities
I selected d.
1.Historically, clients with hearing impairment were often assessed using instruments that involved reading; however, this assessment strategy is flawed because:
a.It ignores the connection between hearing and reading ability
b.It is a violation of standardized administration procedures to require clients to read test items for themselves
c.It is unethical to use verbally-based assessments with individuals with hearing impairment
d.None of the above
I selected a