IQ tests and their validity in the 21st-century — Observatory of Educational Innovation

David BrodosiWe live in a culture that sees intelligence as part of a person’s value. Smart people get into the best schools, obtain the best jobs, receive the highest salaries, are the leaders, the examples everyone else should follow. If you are the smartest person of a designated group, it is normal that people follow you and that a lot of doors open for you, figuratively. Being smart is a crucial component of success, but… do we measure it correctly?

IQ tests are a fundamental tool to measure student intellectual capacity. We consider them mathematically and scientifically precise, but are they really that? Or are we purposely blinding ourselves to the cultural contexts that power the biases behind the very concept of the intelligence quotient and the tests we use to measure it?
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David Brodosi

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David Brodosi

David Brodosi

David Brodosi

David Brodosi

Experienced Director of services with a demonstrated history of success in the higher education industry. Skilled employer Relations, Nonprofit Organizations, Career Development, Coaching, Conflict Resolution, and instructional design. Provide guidance on tech strategies and trends for state-of-the-art classrooms, course development, and faculty design support services. Recognized as a thought leader regarding the intersection of AV/IT, collaboration technology that supports his organization’s mission to deliver world-class research and tech solutions for higher education institutions. Strong community and social services professional with strong education professional with a Post Graduate focused on curriculum and development.

Research/Specialty Areas: Emerging Educational Technology, Instructional Design Services, Online Learning, Faculty Training & Development, Team Leadership, and Management Theory.

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