A contextual approach to social skills assessment in the peer group: who is the best judge?

  title={A contextual approach to social skills assessment in the peer group: who is the best judge?},
  author={Kyongboon Kwon and Elizabeth Moorman Kim and Susan M. Sheridan},
  journal={School psychology quarterly : the official journal of the Division of School Psychology, American Psychological Association},
  volume={27 3},
  • Kyongboon KwonE. KimS. Sheridan
  • Published 25 June 2012
  • Psychology
  • School psychology quarterly : the official journal of the Division of School Psychology, American Psychological Association
Using a contextual approach to social skills assessment in the peer group, this study examined the criterion-related validity of contextually relevant social skills and the incremental validity of peers and teachers as judges of children's social skills. Study participants included 342 (180 male and 162 female) students and their classroom teachers (N = 22) from rural communities. As expected, contextually relevant social skills were significantly related to a variety of social status… 

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