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Unit details

HPS309 - Psychological Testing and Measurement

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Enrolment modes:

(Online)

Credit point(s):1
Offerings:

Trimester 1, Trimester 2, Trimester 3.

Unit not offered after Trimester 3 2012

EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

L Satyen (B)

Prerequisite:HPS201
Incompatible with: HPS789
Contact hours:

From trimester 2 2010 this unit is offered as a wholly online unit.

Note:

Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

This unit examines the theoretical and psychometric bases of psychological tests of personality and intelligence. Current issues will be studied, and the general theoretical and psychometric issues will be discussed in relation to particular tests commonly used in psychological assessment. The ethics of psychological testing will be introduced.

Assessment

Examination (2 hours) 60%, assignment (1750 words) 40%

Prescribed texts

Cohen, R.J. & Swerdlik, M.E. (2009). Psychological testing and assessment: An introduction to tests and measurement. McGraw Hill:Boston.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$706$706$706$2542$2714

* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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