Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:March, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours |
Total Time Commitment: 125 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.|
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Esther Care
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|Subject Overview:||Psychological tests and testing in educational settings are considered from functional and contextual viewpoints, with emphasis on usage of test results. Test construction and psychometric issues, links between theory and measure, reporting and ethics, are covered through examining specific tests. Hands-on practice with mainstream tests (intelligence, development and personality) is used as the primary vehicle for learning.|
|Objectives:||Information not available|
|Assessment:||Written assignments totalling not more than 5,000 words (100 per cent).|
|Prescribed Texts:||Flanagan, D.P., Genshaft, J.L. & Harrison, P.L. ( 2005 ). Contemporary intellectual assessment. New York: Gilforc Press. |
Kaplan, R.M., & Saccuzzo, D.P. (2005). Psychological Testing. CA:: Thomson/Wadsworth
Sattler, Jerome M. Assessment of Children:Cognitive Foundations (Fifth Edition) and, Resource Guide to Accompany Assessment of Children: Cognitive Foundations. Jerome M Sattler Publisher (2008). ISBN: 978-0-9702671-6-0
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||www.education.unimelb.edu.au|
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