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Biography

Kate Jacobs is an Educational Psychologist, lecturer and researcher in the Faculty of Education at Monash University, Melbourne. She is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), the APS College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists, and committee member of the APS Psychologists in Schools Interest Group. Kate is also a member of SPELD's expert working group.

In addition to psychological scale development and validation, Kate's teaching and research interests centre around psycho-educational assessment practices, particuarly those related to advancing knowledge surrounding the link between cognitive ability and academic achievement, as well as evidence-based assessment of specific learning disorders.

Research interests

Psychological scale development and validation; Intelligence; cognitive abilities; learning disorders; evidence-based psychological assessment; cognitive ability-academic achievement relations

Keywords

  • learning disorders
  • evidence-based psychological assessment
  • self-estimated intelligence
  • personality
  • accuracy of self-estimates
  • cattell-horn-carroll

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Projects 2013 2013

Research Output 2010 2018

Preservice psychology training about (specific) learning differences

Sadusky, A., Freeman, N. C., Jacobs, K. E. & Reupert, A. E., 1 Dec 2018, In : The Educational and Developmental Psychologist. 35, 2, p. 51-66 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Teachers' use of psycho-educational reports in mainstream classrooms

Lindelauf, J., Reupert, A. & Jacobs, K. E., 1 Jun 2018, In : Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools. 28, 1, p. 1-17 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Evidence-based assessment and intervention for specific learning disability in school psychology.

Jacobs, K. E., Flanagan, D. P. & Alfonso, V. C., 2017, Handbook of Australian school psychology: Integrating international research, practice, and policy. Thielking, M. & Terjesen, M. D. (eds.). Springer, p. 145-171 27 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Living well with chronic pain

Sheedy, J., McLean, L. A., Jacobs, K. E. & Sanderson, L., 2017, In : Advances in Mental Health. 15, 1, p. 15-27 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Predicting in-service educators' intentions to teach in inclusive classrooms in India and Australia

Sharma, U. & Jacobs, K. E., 2016, In : Teaching and Teacher Education. 55, p. 13 - 23 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review