Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
707004582016PERSONALITY TESTElective486
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the course is to provide students to overview the most commonly used personality tests, to describe the developmental rationale, the personality and symptomatic measures of the instrument and the strategies for interpreting and communicating the results.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Haluk Arkar
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to recognize ethical issues in personality testing.
2To be able to remember psychometric properties of major standardized measures of personality.
3To be able to administer, score, and interpret various self-report inventories such as Beck Depression Inventory.
4To be able to administer, score, and interpret the Bender-Gestalt Visual Motor Test.
5To be able to administer, score, and interpret the Draw a person, House-Tree-Person, Kinetic Family Drawing Test.
6To be able to administer, score, and interpret the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI).
7To be able to administer the Rorschach Inkblot Test.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Psychometric properties of major standardized measures of personality, various self-report inventories such as Beck Depression Inventory and State Trait Anxiety Inventory, Bender Gestalt Visual Motor Test, Draw a person test, Minnesota Multıphasic Personality Inventory, Thematic Apperception Test, Rorschach Inkblot Test.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to the course: contents, significance, and rulesExamination of course contents
2Self-report scales measuring depressionReading (related articles)
3Self-report scales measuring anxietyReading (related articles)
4Clinical evaluation proceduresReading (related articles)
5Bender Gestalt Visual Motor Test Reading (related articles)
6Bender Gestalt Visual Motor Test Reading (related articles)
7Bender Gestalt Visual Motor Test Reading (related articles)
8Draw a Person TestReading (related articles)
9Midterm
10Draw a Person TestReading (related articles)
11Minnesota Multiphasic Personality InventoryReading (related articles)
12Thematic Apperception TestReading (related articles)
13Thematic Apperception TestReading (related articles)
14Rorschach Inkblot TestReading (related articles)
15Rorschach Inkblot TestReading (related articles)
Recommended or Required Reading
Sorias, O. (1998). MMPI uygulama ve yorumlama rehberi İzmir: Ege Üniversitesi Basımevi.. Ogdon (1975). Projective Drawings. New Jersey: Prentice Hall. Özer, A.K. (1994). Rorschach: Bütünleyici “Exner” sistemi. İstanbul: Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Yayınevi.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
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
Lisan Kodları
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Practice919
Self Study14342
Individual Study for Mid term Examination4416
Individual Study for Final Examination7428
Reading13339
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)180
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO1    3   3   54 
LO2   4 3 4 2     
LO33 3 5          
LO4    5        34
LO5  3           4
LO6  4 5 2 4    4 
LO7 33 5          
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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