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|Title: ||PSYC 338-01, Psychological Assessment, Spring 2008|
|Authors: ||Panter, Janet|
|Date Issued: ||9-Jan-2008|
|Publisher: ||Rhodes College, Memphis TN|
|Series/Report no.: ||Syllabi CRN|
|Abstract: ||By the end of this course, the student will demonstrate the following skills:
• Critically evaluate psychoeducational tests for psychometric soundness, theoretical reliability, and appropriate uses.
• Administer, score, and interpret psychoeducational tests designed to measure functioning one or more of the following domains: cognitive, academic achievement, adaptive behavior, and personality (objective and projective).
• Conduct diagnostic evaluation of elementary students’ math skills, provide instruction to remediate those skills, and conduct follow-up testing.
• Apply psychometric principles and test construction theory to evaluate psychoeducational instruments; understand and critique research using formal and informal measures; and choose appropriate instruments for a variety of uses, such as research or diagnosis.
• Understand issues related to multicultural assessment and explain ways to avoid test bias or unfair decision-making based on test results.
• Explain the legal issues surrounding psychological assessment.
• Recognize and report the limitations of testing and the factors that might cause scores to be misinterpreted.|
|Description: ||This syllabus was submitted to the Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.|
|Appears in Collections:||Psychology Department. Syllabi|
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