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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 Intelligence and Its Measurement
9th Week Intelligence Tests
10th Week Personality Assessment
11th Week Methods of Personality Assessment
12th Week Clinical Assessment
13th Week Educational Assessment
14th Week Neuropsychological Assessment
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READINGCohen, R.J., Swerdlik, M.E. and Sturman, E.D. (2013). Psychological testing and assessment: An introduction to tests and measurement (8th Ed.). NY: Mc Graw Hill.
Miller, L. A. and Lovler, R. L. (2016). Foundations of psychological testing: A practical approach (5thı). USA: Sage.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSDiscussion,Lecture,Questions/Answers,Presentation,Practice
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term120
Assignment115
Quiz230
Total(%)65
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)65
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)35
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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