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Area/Catalogue
BEHL 4003

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
009292

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy

Course aim

To develop students' advanced understanding of reliable and valid measures of behaviour and psychological characteristics and the limitations of psychological assessment.

Course content

In this course students will develop an advanced understanding of the history of psychological assessment, normative assessment and will develop their knowledge of the interpretation of test scores (including reliability and validity) and the social and ethical issues associated with test administration, behavioural assessment, and the applications of assessment (including cross-cultural and special populations). Students will develop skills in the administration and interpretation of psychological tests.

Textbook(s)

Gregory, Robert J. 2014, Psychological Testing: History, Principles, and Applications, Global Edition (7e), Pearson

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
BEHL 2005 Introductory Research Methods

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Workshop 2 hours x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Continuous assessment 900 words equivalent 20% N/A
Research Report 1800 words 40% N/A
Examination N/A 40% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Psychology, Social Work & Social Policy

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