HPS758 - Psychological Assessment in Organisations
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)|
1 x 1.5 hour class and 1 x 1.5 hour seminar per week
This unit explores the historical development, principles, purposes, and procedures of psychological assessment. Topics include: the psychometric, behavioural, and cognitive assessment of significant industrial and organisational characteristics; the role of assessment in evaluating the individual, job, and organisation for purposes of decision-making and intervention; the administration of psychological tests and other major methods of assessment; ethical and legal considerations; the conduct of testing; and the recording and communication of results. Students will be taught the assessment methods and instruments commonly employed in industrial, organisational, and health settings.
Assessment task 1: WAIS administration, scoring and report (1000 words) 30%
Assessment task 2: Organisational assessment tool (oral presentation) 30%
Assessment task 3: Examination (2 hours) 40%