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Area/Catalogue
BEHL 5085

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
151041

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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 2022.

Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Justice & Society

Course aim

To introduce students to the application, scoring, and interpretation of standardised psychometrics in adult populations.

Course content

Students will develop knowledge of the principles, methods, procedures, and critical evaluation of behavioural, psychometric, and clinical assessment of a range of psychological problems with a specific focus on practical application. Students will be provided training in the administration, scoring, and interpretation of standardised tests including but not limited to cognitive functioning, executive functioning, and personality across the adult age range. 

Textbook(s)

Urbina, S. 2014, Essentials of psychological testing , 2nd ed, Wiley, Hoboken, NJ

Lichtenberger, E. O. & Kaufman, A. S. 2012, Essentials of WAIS-IV assessment, 2nd ed, Wiley, Hoboken, NJ

Groth-Marnat, G., and Wright, A. J. 2016, Handbook of psychological assessment , 6th ed, Wiley, Hoboken, NJ

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Workshop 3 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
Practical examination 2500 word equivalent 60% N/A
Presentation N/A 40% 25 minutes

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 4Y)
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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

UniSA Justice & Society

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