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Course Details

Course Code: PSYC502 Course ID: 4038 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course serves to introduce students to the topic of psychological testing. In addition to describing the various types of psychological testing, it will also provide information about test design and construction, administration and scoring, and reliability and validity.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

1. Investigate the contributions made by the early founders of testing,
2. Examine ethical and legal issues associated with testing
3. Apply concepts of content, criterion, incremental, and construct validity
4. Examine the purpose, format and application of traditional and alternative cognitive measures
5. Articulate principles of observation and interviewing techniques.
6. Critique the purpose, strengths and limitations of common objective personality measures (e.g., 16PF, MMPI-2, etc.)
7. Examine the purpose, strengths and criticisms of projective assessment techniques (e.g., Rorschach, Thematic Apperception Test, etc.)
8. Demonstrate APA style and writing skills appropriate for graduate level work

1. Investigate the contributions made by the early founders of testing,
2. Examine ethical and legal issues associated with testing
3. Apply concepts of content, criterion, incremental, and construct validity
4. Examine the purpose, format and application of traditional and alternative cognitive measures
5. Articulate principles of observation and interviewing techniques.
6. Critique the purpose, strengths and limitations of common objective personality measures (e.g., 16PF, MMPI-2, etc.)
7. Examine the purpose, strengths and criticisms of projective assessment techniques (e.g., Rorschach, Thematic Apperception Test, etc.)
8. Demonstrate APA style and writing skills appropriate for graduate level work

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.