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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING AND MEASUREMENT PSK315 Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall) 3 + 0 4

TYPE OF COURSE UNITCompulsory Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY3
SEMESTERFifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED4
NAME OF LECTURER(S)Assistant Professor Nilay Pekel Uludağlı
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) Will learn methods of psychological testing and measurement.
2) Will learn the difference between measurement and assessment.
3) Will learn steps of developing measurement tools.
4) Will learn qualifications that tests and testers should have.
5) Will acquire knowledge and gain awareness on ethics of testing and measurement.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTNone
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Introduction to Psychological Testing and Measurement
2nd Week Historical, Cultural, Legal/Ethical Considerations
3rd Week A Statistical Refresher
4th Week Norms, Correlations and Inference
5th Week Reliability
6th Week Validity
7th Week Test Development
8th Week Mid-term and Intelligence and Its Measurement
9th Week Intelligence Tests
10th Week Personality Assessment
11th Week Methods of Personality Assessment
12th Week Clinical Assessment
13th Week Neuropsychological Assessment
14th Week Assessment of Individuals with Disabilities
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READINGCohen, R. J., & Swerdlik, M. E. (2010). Psychological testing and assessment (7th Ed.). Boston: McGraw-Hill.
Grimm, L. G., & Yarnold, P. R. (2000). Reading and understanding more multivariate statistics. Washington DC: APA.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSDiscussion,Lecture
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term130
Quiz440
Total(%)70
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)70
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)30
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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