psych655 | Graduate
This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Intelligence and Achievement Assessment
- Explain the various roles of assessment in education.
- Differentiate between intelligence and achievement assessments.
- Evaluate the influence of the definitions of intelligence on intelligence testing.
- Evaluate the validity of measurements of intelligence.
Clinical and Neuropsychological Assessment
- Describe the impact of ethical and cultural issues on clinical or counseling assessment.
- Explain the use of neuropsychological assessment instruments.
Foundations of Psychological Testing and Assessment
- Explain the use of psychological testing terminology.
- Evaluate the assumptions of psychological testing and assessment.
- Analyze the cultural and legal issues of psychological testing and assessment.
- Explain the importance of norms in psychological testing and assessment.
Reliability, Validity, and Standardized Scores in Tests and Measurements
- Demonstrate the use of standard scores.
- Determine the appropriate scale of measurement in assessment.
- Differentiate between the types of reliability.
- Differentiate between the types of validity.
- Explain the criteria for using standardized scores.
- Conduct a utility analysis.
- Explain the development process of cut-off scores in psychological testing and assessment.
- Evaluate various approaches for scaling psychological constructs.
- Analyze methods of item selection for psychological testing and assessment.
Personality and Workplace Assessment
- Analyze the relationship between the major theories of personality and assessments of personality.
- Describe the application of psychological assessments in the workplace.
- Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of personality assessment methods.
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