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HPS758 - Psychological Assessment in Organisations

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Jeromy Anglim

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 1.5 hour class and 1 x 1.5 hour seminar per week

Content

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

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%

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