Validity Evidence of the Z-Test-SC for Use With Children

  • Anna Elisa de Villemor-Amaral Universidade São Francisco
  • Pâmela Malio Pardini Pavan Universidade São Francisco
  • Raquel Rossi Tavella Centro Universitário Nossa Senhora do Patrocínio
  • Lucila Moraes Cardoso Universidade Estadual do Ceará
  • Fabiola Cristina Biasi Universidade São Francisco

Abstract

In Brazil, there is a lack of tools to assess the children's affective and cognitive dynamics and investments are needed in research that seeks evidence of validity of some assessment tools for that public. The Zulliger test in the Comprehensive System (Zulliger-SC) evaluates the adequacy of reality perception, affects, self-perception, interpersonal relationship and cognitive processing and can be used with children, although there are few studies with this purpose in Brazil. Thus, the aim was to contribute in this field, comparing the performances in different stages of development. The participants were 103 children aged 6 and 12 years old, students from public schools in the state of São Paulo, who answered the test individually in the schools. The Zulliger-SC distinguished the children consistently with what is theoretically expected for their age, bringing some evidence of the Zulliger's validity with children.

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Published
2016-08-01
How to Cite
Villemor-Amaral, A., Pavan, P., Tavella, R., Cardoso, L., & Biasi, F. (2016). Validity Evidence of the Z-Test-SC for Use With Children . Paidéia (Ribeirão Preto), 26(64), 199-206. https://doi.org/10.1590/1982-43272664201607
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