Peabody Individual Achievement Test


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Peabody Individual Achievement Test (Revised)

(pē'bŏd″ē, pē′bĭ-dē″),

PIAT-R

A test typically administered to school-aged children designed to measure scholastic achievement. It includes six sections that gauge general knowledge; reading comprehension and recognition; spelling; writing; and math skills.
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Peabody Individual Achievement Test. Circle Pines, MN: American Guidance Service.
A general battery of academic achievement tests included the following: Peabody Individual Achievement Test (PIAT: Dunn & Markwardt, 1970), Woodcock Reading Mastery Tests-Revised (Woodcock, 1987) and Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test-Revised (Dunn & Dunn, 1981).
Most colleges used standardized measures, such as the Wide Range Achievement Test, the Peabody Individual Achievement Test, the Detroit Test of Learning Aptitude, the Peabody Individual Achievement Test, the Detroit Test of Learning Aptitude, the Woodcock-Johnson Psychoeducational Test Battery, the Wepman Auditory Discrimination Test, the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale--Revised, and the Key Math Diagnostic Mathematics Test (Ugland & Duane, 1976).