PS 302 Tests and Measurements
S2T 2008 DLB
Cheryl L. Shirley
Senior Online Instructor
Ph. D. - Clinical Psychology - Pacific Graduate School of PsychologyM. S. - Clinical Psychology - Pacific Graduate School of PsychologyM. Ed. - Counseling and Personnel Services - University of Maryland
St. Robert, Missouri (Ft. Leonard Wood Campus)
Monday & Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
(573) 855-3732 (CST)
Fax #: (573) 336-2928
03/17/2008 to 05/11/2008
Kaplan, R. M. and Saccuzzo, D. P. (2005). Psychological testing: Principles, applications, and issues (6th ed.). Thomson/Wadsworth, ISBN 0-534-63306-4.
Highly Recommended Supplement:
Nicolai, K. (2005). Student workbook for psychological testing: Principles, applications and issues. Thomson/Wadsworth, ISBN 0-534-63308-0
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Test Review and Critique
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Each student is responsible for:
Proctored Final Examination - A computerized examination will be taken in a proctored testing environment during the 8th week at one of the Park University sites around the country, or at an approved alternate location. For proctored examinations, photo identification is required at the time of the test. Guidelines for selecting an acceptable proctor can be found on the Park University Website.
Other Information on proctored exams:
Weekly Homework Assignments
Final course grades will be determined as follows:
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Policy for Submission of Late Assignments: You have one week after the due date to submit late work. Typically, late work will receive only half of the available points.
Students are responsible for clicking on the link below and thoroughly reading each online course policy. If you have questions about any of these policies, please contact me for clarification.
Online Course Policies
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
The following overview provides some guidelines to assist you in planning your coursework and scheduling the major learning activities in this course:
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-86Definitions
Academic dishonesty includes committing or the attempt to commit cheating, plagiarism, falsifying academic records, and other acts intentionally designed to provide unfair advantage to the students.
Cheating includes, but is not limited to, intentionally giving or receiving unauthorized aid or notes on examinations, papers, laboratory reports, exercises, projects, or class assignments which are intended to be individually completed. Cheating also includes the unauthorized copying of tests or any other deceit or fraud related to the student's academic conduct.
Plagiarism involves the use of quotation without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignments (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing.
Falsifying academic records includes, but is not limited to, altering grades or other academic records.
Other acts that constitute academic dishonesty include:
Stealing, manipulating, or interfering with an academic work of another student or faculty member.
Collusion with other students on work to be completed by one student.
Lying to or deceiving a faculty member.
In the event of alleged academic dishonesty, an Academic Dishonesty Incident Report will be submitted to an Online Academic Director who will then investigate the charge. Students who engage in academic dishonesty are subject to a range of disciplinary actions, from a failing grade on the assignment or activity in question to expulsion from Park University. Park University's academic honesty policy and related procedures can be found in full in the 2004-2005 Park University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalogs.
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-88
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .
Last Updated:3/3/2008 12:23:21 PM