Unit of Study PSYC2001 - Psychological Assessment (2021)
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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:
demonstrate knowledge of types and uses of psychological tests
demonstrate an understanding of cultural, societal and ethical issues surrounding psychological testing including factors that may unfairly bias assessment and some potential solutions
understand methods for test construction and scoring
understand the statistics used to judge the appropriateness (e.g. culturally, developmentally) and psychometric properties of tests
demonstrate knowledge of a number of common psychological tests of ability, personality and clinical diagnosis
understand major issues regarding selection, administration, and scoring of tests, and interpreting and reporting assessment results
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