Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
707004492016INTELLIGENCE TESTINGElective475
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is; to understand why psychology studies intelligence, to recognize key players and key intelligence theories in the development and history of intelligence and to learn how to apply, score and interpret important standardized intelligence measurement tools.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Haluk Arkar
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to comprehend why psychologists study intelligence
2To be able to list various definitions of intelligence
3To be able to list the important people in the development and history of intelligence
4To be able to realize ethical issues in intelligence research
5To be able to remember the psychometric properties of standardized intelligence measurement tools
6Ability to apply, score and interpret Wechsler Intelligence Test for Children and Wechsler Adult Intelligence Tests
7To be able to apply, score and interpret Ankara Development Inventory
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Why study intelligence?What is intelligence? Various definitions, key names in the development and history of intelligence and intelligence tests, understanding and interpreting IQ, Sternberg's three-step theory of intelligence, Gardner's multiple intelligence theory, Emotional intelligence, intelligence as processing speed, good intelligence test properties, causality of intelligence and related factors
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to the course: Scope, importance and rulesIntroduction and examination of course content
2Why study intelligence? What is intelligence? Various definitionsReading (related articles)
3Historical development of intelligence testsReading (related articles)
4Historical development of intelligence tests and key namesReading (related articles)
5To understand and interpret QReading (related articles)
6Sternberg Triple TheoryReading (related articles)
7Gardner Multiple Intelligence TheoryReading (related articles)
8Emotional intelligenceReading (related articles)
9Midterm
10Intelligence as processing speedReading (related articles)
11Features a good intelligence testReading (related articles)
12Factors related to intelligenceReading (related articles)
13Ankara Development Screening InventoryReading (related articles)
14Wechsler Intelligence Test for AdultsReading (related articles)
15Wechsler Intelligence Test for ChildrenReading (related articles)
Recommended or Required Reading
Özgüven, İ. E. (1994). Psikolojik Testler. Ankara: Yeni Doğuş Matbaası. Savaşır, I. & Şahin, N. (çev.) (1995). Weschler Çocuklar için Zeka Ölçeği. Ankara: Türk Psikologlar Derneği Yayınları. Kaufman, A.S. & Lichtenberger, E.O. (2001). Intellectual Assessment. New Jersey: Prentice Hall.
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
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Lisan Kodları
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Self Study9327
Individual Study for Mid term Examination4520
Individual Study for Final Examination5630
Reading9327
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO13     3 4      
LO24          4 3 
LO34      3       
LO4            54 
LO5   45          
LO6   5         54
LO7    5        45
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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