PS 302 Tests & Measurements
S1QQ 2013 HI
Black, Charles A.
Master of Education, Counseling PsychologyBachelor of Science, Clinical Health
Hill AFB, UT
0800 - 1600 hours
14 January 2013 thru 09 March 2013
0900 - 1430
Aiken, Lewis R. & Groth-Marnat, Gary, (2006). Psychological Testing And Assessment (Twelfth Edition). Allyn/Bacon, ISBN 978-0-205-45742-8.
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Educational Philosophy: The facilitator’s educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, quizzes, dialogues, examinations, internet, videos, web sites and writings. The facilitator will engage each learner in what is referred to as disputatious learning to encourage the lively exploration of ideas, issues and contradictions.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Test Review and Critique
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
You will know in advance the standards for each assignment. My goal is to give you prompt, clear, and useful feedback to help you critically analyze psychometric information and communicate this knowledge in a professional manner. Each student is responsible for:
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:
Weekly homework assignments
Final course grades will be determined as follows:
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late submissions of work will only be accepted with approval of the instructor. Late examinations will be an alternate examination from the one given as scheduled.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Classes will begin on time and students are expected to be on time and attend all classes if possible. Students will show respect for each other and the instructor and will allow differences of opinion to be discussed during class.
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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