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PSY 560: Tests and Measurements


This course will introduce you to psychological testing with regard to relevant theories, applications, issues and ideas. When you finish this course, you will have an understanding of:

Reliability and validity that is relevant to test construction.

Uses of testing in a variety of situations to include clinics, psychiatric units, organizational.
The major legal and ethical issues related to psychological testing

How to examine major instruments used in measuring intelligence, personality, achievement, neurological and aptitude.

Textbook: Psychological Testing and Assessment: An Introduction to Tests and Measurement. 6th ed. Cohen, R.J., Swerdlik, M.E. & Phillips, S.M. (2005). Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing Company ISBN: 9780073199047.