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Overview of Measurement and Statistical Applications
- Describe data using standard deviation, t-scores, z-scores, and correlation.
- Explain the effect of historical events on the development of psychological testing.
- Evaluate test results using the normal distribution.
- Classify data using scales of measurement.
Reliability and Validity
- Compare and contrast the four types of reliability.
- Compare and contrast the four types of validity.
- Analyze test bias and the ethical implications of bias for diverse populations.
- Explain how legal issues can be related to psychological assessment.
- Prepare an instrument that measures a particular construct.
- Analyze the approaches used to develop psychological tests.
- Analyze methods of item selection and item performance evaluation.
- Evaluate various approaches for scaling psychological constructs.
Intelligence and Educational Assessment
- Critique the major definitions of intelligence.
- Evaluate measurements of intelligence.
- Compare and contrast intelligence and achievement assessments.
Neuropsychological and Workplace Assessment
- Explain how neuropsychological instruments are used to assess disability or neurological dysfunction.
- Describe the purposes and uses of psychological assessments in the workplace.
- Analyze the relationship between the major theories of personality and assessments of personality.
- Analyze the ethical considerations associated with personality assessments.
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