Product Details

Foundations of Psychological Testing (PSY-217)
Location:
Various: distance learning format

Length:
Varies (self-study; self-paced)

Dates:
December 2014 - Present.

Subject Area:
Psychology

Number of Credits:
3

Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this learning experience, students will be able to: trace the history of psychological testing; identify the professional practice standards of associations and societies most relevant to psychological testing; evaluate different levels of measurement and the procedures for interpreting test scores; discuss the concept of a construct; examine the scientific approach to constructing, administering and using survey data; investigate how to develop and assess a test; and investigate using tests in educational, clinical, counseling and workplace settings.

Instruction: 

This course introduces students to the basics of psychological testing as well as psychometrics and statistics. The material focuses on the foundational concepts and issues using real-life examples and situations. Instructional methods include: study guide, required readings, and a final exam.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Introduction to Psychological Testing (1/20).


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