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TVIP Technical Information

Publication Data

Instrument name/abbreviation Test de Vocabulario en Imagenes Peabody (TVIP)
Author(s) Lloyd M. Dunn, Delia E. Lugo, Eligio R. Padilla, & Leota M. Dunn
Publisher/address Pearson Assessments, Bloomngton, MN
Copyright date 1986

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Product Description

Brief description Measure of Spanish vocabulary.
Primary use/purpose For use with Spanish-speaking and bilingual students
Age range covered 2.5 to 18
Administration time 10 to 15 minutes
Individual vs. group individual
User qualifications Level B

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Content

Domains Hearing vocabulary of standard, universal Spanish used to some degree in all countries where Spanish is spoken.
Subtest names n/a
Composite name n/a
Forms one
Materials included in the kit Test easel, Spanish or English Manual, 25 Record Forms

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Item Information

Item types Multiple-choice items, four pictures to a plate
Response format Multiple-choice: Examinees put an "x" in front of their choice, out of 4 or 5 options
Item scoring Objective (1/0)

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Scoring Information

Scoring options n/a
Derived scores available—Subtests n/a
Derived scores available—Composites n/a
Domain Raw score, standard score (mean = 100, SD = 15), percentile, stanine, age equivalent
Norm groups available Separate norms for Mexico and Puerto Rico, in addition to the composite norms based on subjects from both places.

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Technical Information—Standardization

Description Norms developed by testing monolingual, Spanish-speaking students in Latin America.
Date Testing in Mexico took place between September 1981 and November 1982.
Testing in Puerto Rico took place between September 1982 and February 1983.
Size 1,219 children from the public schools of Mexico with 20% coming from Mexico City
1,488 children from Puerto Rico with 62.2% from the San Juan metropolitan area

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Sample

Controlled for: Females Males
Age/Gender Yes Yes
Race See above. See above.
Geographic region See above. See above.
SES/parent education To correct for unevenness of SES representation, a weighting system was used to increase or decrease the contributions of each individual's score at each age, so as to fit the SES ratios established by the US census statistics. To correct for unevenness of SES representation, a weighting system was used to increase or decrease the contributions of each individual's score at each age, so as to fit the SES ratios established by the US census statistics.
Community size yes (urban vs. rural) yes (urban vs. rural)

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Reliability

Age Reliability
2:6–2:11 .80
3:0–3:11 .91
4:0–4:11 .94
5:0–5:11 .93
6:0–6:11 .93
7:0–7:11 .94
8:0–8:11 .94
9:0–9:11 .91
10:0–10:11 .94
11:0–11:11 .92
12:0–12:11 .93
13:0–13:11 .95
14:0–14:11 .92
15:0–15:11 .94
16:0–16:11 .94
17:0–17:11 .93
Median .93

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Validity

Content The 125 stimulus words comprising the TVIP can be traced directly to their English counterparts in the PPVT™-R which was built on the original PPVT.
Concurrent Correlations between scores on the TVIP and the K-ABC™: Spanish .25 to .56

Correlation between TVIP and the Habilidad General Ability: Test .44

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