PS 302 Tests & Measurements
F1R 2007 SC
Christ, Susann T.
Senior Professor of Psychology/Adjunct Faculty
B.A. PsychologyM.A. PsychologyPh.D. Psychology
Scott Air Force Base
8:00 am--4:30 pm (M-F)
20 Aug--14Oct 2007
8:00 - 1:00 pm
Psycholigical testing and Assessment. R.Cohen & M. Swerdilik, McGraw-Hill 6th edition 2005.
Nicolai, K. (2005). Student Workbook for Psychological Testing: Principles, Applications and Issues. Thomson/Wadsworth, ISBN 0-534-63308-0.
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Educational Philosophy: Lectures, Quizzes, Examinations, Powerpoint, Videos and Transparencies
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Test Review and Critique
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
You will be able to track your grade throughout the term. Grades will be determined by your performance on a final exam, 2 integrative assignments, a core assessment, weekly homework assignments, a group controversial issues presentation, mastery questions and participation in online class discussions. Points will be assigned as follows:
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Late submission of course materials may result in a lower grade.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Class participation is encouraged. Each student is encouraged to ask questions while respecting the rights and opinions of others.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: PS302 Tests and Measurements provides an introduction to the field of psychometrics. As such, the course covers issues ranging from statistical considerations to test construction, administration, interpretation to evaluation of assessments. As we move through each of these topics, a number of common tests will be introduced and discussions will centered around the ability to be an effective consumer of psychometric information. The following table highlights the weekly topics:
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Last Updated:7/16/2007 1:08:00 PM