PS 302 Tests and Measurements
U1B 2006 BL
Bachelor of Science, Management/Health CareMaster of Arts, Counseling
May 22 through July 12, 2006
5:00 - 7:30 PM
Textbook: Walsh, Bruce W., Betz, Nancy E., Tests & Assessment, (4th Edition), Prentice-Hall Publishing Company, 2001.
Course Description: An introduction to the uses of psychological tests and to the techniques of test construction and evaluation. Topics include: a survey of common tests in the areas of general classification, differential testing of abilities and measurement of personality characteristics. Pre-requisite: PS101. 3:0:3
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: Student Presentation of Psychological test or any test, mid-term exam and final exam.
Grading: The final course grade will be determined using the following measurements: Mid-Term Exam & Final Exam (presentations will be rated on a student by student basis). The following will be used to assign course letter grades:
90 - 100 A
80 - 89 B
70 - 79 C
60 - 69 D
Below 60 F (for three or
more un-excused absences)
1 th Session: Introduction, course overview, review of syllabus. Lecture: Chapter l, The History and Meaning of Assessment.
2 nd Session Continued Lecture: Chapter 1, The History and Meaning of
3 rd Session Lecture: Chapter 2, Basic Statistical Concepts in Testing and
4th Session Lecture: Chapter 3, Reliability, Validity, and Test Construction.
5th Session Lecture: Chapter 4, Objective Personality Assessment.
6th Session Lecture: Chapter 5, Projective and Behavioral Personality
7th Session MID-TERM EXAM (June 12, 2006)
8th Session Review of Mid-term exam, Lecture: Chapter 6, The Nature and
Assessment of Intelligence.
9 th Session Lecture: Chapter 7, The Assessment of Aptitudes.
10th Session Lecture: Chapter 8, The Assessment of Achievement.
11th Session Lecture: Chapter 9, The Assessment of Interests.
12 th Session Lecture: Chapter 10, The Assessment of Work Values, Career Development and Maturity, and Career Indecision.
13th Session Student Presentation of Psychological Tests.
14th Session Student Presentations of Psychological Tests.
15th Session Final Exam (July 10, 2006)
16th Session Review results of Final Exam July 12, 2006
(last day of class)
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 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
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 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89
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:4/28/2006 1:56:45 PM