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Journal of Educational Sciences > Volume 26, No. 2, 2014

Local Norms of Some Subtests of Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children Third Edition (WISC-III) at Schools for Gifted Students in Khartoum State / Salah eldin Farah Attallah Bakhiet

Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children - Third Editon (WISC-III) - is one of the most important diagnostic tools in special education all over the world, particularly in the area of gifted and talented Identification.This study aimed to derive local norms for some subscales of WISC-III at schools for gifted students in Khartoum State. 1384 of candidates for admission to gifted schools participated in the study: 44.4% males and 55.6% females. Statistical indices for performance on the scale and its subscales were derived. Weighed scores for verbal and performance subscales were also extracted. In addition, deviated intelligence quotients were extracted for verbal and performance subscales, and total scale. Implications and recommendations were offered.
Key Words: Psychometric & psycho educational assessment, Intelligence tests, gifted & talented.

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