Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
707003122000PSYCHOLOGICAL MEASUREMENT-ICompulsory355
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course are to introduce the essentials of pscyhologicel testing, technical and methodogical principles. At the end of the course the students are expected to be able to appreciate various pscyhological tests for their purpose and usages be able to examine a test for its psychometric parameters such as norm,standard scores, reliability and validity.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Mediha Korkmaz
Learning Outcomes
1Being able to understand the nature of psychological construct and testing.
2Being able to comprehend the psychological measurement and evaluation.
3Being able to interpret the psychometric characteristics of psychological tests
4Being able to get the psychometrics methodology
5Being aware of the ethical issues in psychological tests and scales
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
none
Recommended Optional Programme Components
none
Course Contents
The course has been designed to inform students about the pscyhological measurement and evaluation,standart scores and norms,reliability and validity methods.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction and overwiev of the syllabusMeeting
2Principles of psychological testing and measurement. definetion of measurement,evalution,criterion,measurement unit, measurement of error etc.Lecture & Reading(Murphy & Davidshofer,Chap.-1)
3Definition of psychological testing, Types of pscyhological testing, applications and historical perspective of psychological test. Lecture & Reading(Murphy & Davidshofer,Chap.-2)
4Scales of measurement and standart scoresLecture & Reading(Murphy & Davidshofer,Chap.-4-5)
5Types of pscyhological normLecture & Reading(Murphy & Davidshofer,Chap.-5)
6Reliability: classical tests theory,definiton of reliability, conceptualization of error.Lecture & Reading(Murphy & Davidshofer,Chap.-6;Erkuş.-2.)
7Models of reliability of: test-retest reliabity,parellel form reliability,split-half reliabilityLecture & Reading(Murphy & Davidshofer,Chap.-6-7,Erkuş,Chap.)
8Models of reliability:based on item covariances reliability estimation measurement of standart errorLecture & Reading(Murphy & Davidshofer,Chap.-7)
9Midterm
10Validity: the definiton of validity,centent validity,criterion-reletaed validity.Lecture & Reading(Erkuş,Chap.-3)
11Consturct-reletead validity,relationship between reliability and validityLecture & Reading(Erkuş,Chap.-3)
12Item analysisMurphy&Davidshofer ;chap. 10
13 Item analysis Murphy&Davidshofer bölüm 10
14Testing and society: analyzing the societal consequences of pscyhological testing and test. test use and test fairnessCritical discussion(Murphy & Davidshofer,Chap.-3)
15Ethical principles relevant to psychological testingMurphy&Davidshofer ; chap.3
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
DErkuş,A.Sünbül,Ö.,Ömür-Sünbül,S.,Yormaz,S.&Aşiret,S. (2017). Psikolojide ölçme ve ölçek geliştirme –II Pegem Akademi, Ankara. Murphy,K. R. & Davidshofer, C. O. (2005). Psychological Testing: Principles&Applications, 6th. Ed. New Jersey: Pearson Education Int.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
none
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Question-Answer14342
Report Preparation11010
Individual Study for Homework Problems11616
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination11515
Reading12448
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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