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Develops knowledge and skills in methods of observation, measurement and psychometric assessment, including the use of formal psychological tests. Ethical and cultural factors as they relate to psychological assessment are considered throughout the unit.
- Introduction to psychological assessment and test development
- Psychometric properties, scoring and test interpretation
- The process of psychological assessment
- Assessment of intelligence and intellectual disability
- Assessment of personality
- Assessment of emotion regulation and neurodiversity
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||explain psychological assessment and psychometric concepts from a critical perspective|
|2||describe methods for test development and scoring|
|3||examine key concepts relating to clinical cut-off scores and cross-cultural assessment|
|4||critically reflect on self-administration of a psychometric test|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- explain psychological assessment and psychometric concepts from a critical perspective
- describe methods for test development and scoring
- examine key concepts relating to clinical cut-off scores and cross-cultural assessment
- critically reflect on self-administration of a psychometric test
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