PS 302 Tests & Measurements
S2J 2010 IN
Martin, Shawna Renee
M.A. PsychologyLicensed Masters Level Psychologist
March 15 to May 9
5:30 - 9:50 PM
Textbook: Cohen, R.J. & Swerdlik, M.E. (2010). Psychological testing and assessment: An introduction to tests and measurement. (7th ed.)Boston, McGraw Hill.
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Educational Philosophy: Teaching techniques will include lectures, readings, examinations, writings, student presentations, interactive classroom discussions, and hands-on learning of different testing assessments. Students will be expected to actively engage in learning from one another in group activities and discussions.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Test Review and Critique
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late submission of work will be accepted only under special circumstances and will receive a deduction of points.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: 1. Class attendance is part of your grade, so please attend class and be prompt. This course will consist of class discussion, small group discussion, and group work. You are expected to take part in discussions and group work.
2. It is your responsibility to make up anything missed in class.
3. Psychological assessments explored in class are to be kept confidential and not be discussed in great detail outside of the class. No copies shall be made of any test protocol discussed.
4. Completion of this class shall give students a better understanding of testing protocols, but will not adequately prepare students to administer or interpret psychological assessments in any clinical or professional setting.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Week Date Chapters/Assignments
1 03/18/2010 Introductions, Chapters 1, 2
2 03/25/2010 Chapters 3, 4, 5
3 04/01/2010 Chapters 6, 7, 8
4 04/08/2010 Mid-Term Examination (Chapters 1-8), Chapter 9
5 04/15/2010 Chapters 10 & 14
6 04/22/2010 Chapters 12, 13
7 04/29/2010 Presentations, Paper/Project Due, Chapters 15, 16, Review
8 05/06/2010 Core Assessment Due, Final Exam (Chapters 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16)
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Last Updated:3/15/2010 9:32:25 PM