This course is the first required course in the sequence of assessment courses and is planned to provide a framework for the development of assessment practices. Attention will be given to issues of measurement, identifying appropriate sources of diagnostic information, reliability, validity, identifying and selecting test instruments, conducting the assessment process in an ethical and considerate manner, interpreting norm references and criterion-referenced test scores
What Will You Learn?
- After successfully completing this course you should be able to know:
- To develop an understanding of the principles of assessment.
- To develop beginning competency in the application of assessment principles to selecting and using assessment instruments
Psychological Testing and Assessment
Historical, Cultural, and Legal/Ethical Considerations