Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

General Information about the Course

Course Code: PSİ 222
Course Title: Fundamental Characteristics of Psychological Measurement
Course Semester: 4. Semester / Spring
Course Credits:
Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
3 0 3 5
Language of instruction: TR
Prerequisite of the course: No
Type of course: Necessary
Level of course:
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE:6. Master`s Degree QF-EHEA:First Cycle EQF-LLL:6. Master`s Degree
Course Lecturer(s): Prof. Dr. Kadriye Esin Cantez

Purpose and content of the course

Course Objectives: To learn about tests developed in different fields of psychology. Gaining application and research experience by experiencing the test development process.
Course Objective: To know some tests used in different fields (intelligence, personality, projective), and item analysis used in test development. To understand various measurement principles and issues in test development stages. Gaining knowledge and skills about test development processes.
Mode of Delivery: Face to face

Learning Outcomes

Knowledge (Described as Theoritical and/or Factual Knowledge.)
  1) Knows the psychometric properties of tests and scales used in psychology.
Skills (Describe as Cognitive and/or Practical Skills.)
  1) Knows the psychometric properties of tests and scales used in psychology.
Competences (Described as "Ability of the learner to apply knowledge and skills autonomously with responsibility", "Learning to learn"," Communication and social" and "Field specific" competences.)
  1) Performs the application and reporting of the introduced tests.

Course Topics

Week Subject
Related Preparation Pekiştirme
1) The meaning and importance of psychological measurement
2) How should psychological measurement be done?
3) Features to be considered in psychological measurement
4) How should or should the selection of tests be made in psychological measurement?
5) What is the meaning of standardized tests?
6) What is the meaning of individual and group tests, and how are they chosen?
7) How is the validity and reliability study interpreted?
8) Introduction and measurement features of R.B. Cattell test group
9) In-class application of the Cattell Test Form 2A
10) Calculation of the results of the Cattell Test by converting to I.Q
11) In-class implementation of the Cattell Test 2D Form
12) Discussing the usage features of psychological testing
13) Current research on tests from the literature
14) Student presentations
References: **Condon, M. E., HollisSawyer L. A. ve Thornton G. C. (2002). Exercises in Psychological Testing. Boston: Allyn & Bacon (Pearson Education Edition).
**Thorndike, R. M., Cunningham, G. K., Thorndike, R. L., & Hagen, E. P. (1991). Measurement and evaluation in psychology and education. Macmillan Publishing Co, Inc.
**Kline, P. (1998). The new psychometrics: Science, psychology, and measurement. Psychology Press.
**Michell, J. (1997). Quantitative science and the definition of measurement in psychology. British journal of Psychology, 88(3), 355-383.

Ders - Program Öğrenme Kazanım İlişkisi

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Program Outcomes
1) Absorbs concepts related to all sub-fields of psychology (Clinical Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Health Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Learning Psychology, Social Psychology, Neuropsychology, Sports Psychology, etc.).
2) Explains the theories of psychology and human behavior based on theoretical foundations.
3) Explains the substructures of human and animal cognitive processes in the nervous system.
4) Conducts independent research within the framework of scientific principles.
5) Examines the emergence of psychology as a discipline, its development, and the process of decomposition into sub-fields in a historical perspective.
6) Applies the basic principles of psychological assessment.
7) Comprehends the cognitive, emotional and behavioral characteristics of people in working life.
8) Conducts scientific research for problems related to the subjects he/she is interested in.
9) Applies group dynamics and techniques that form the basis of the human-to-human communication process.
10) Learns contemporary information-processing and professional devices.
11) Evaluates human behavior in society in both ordinary and extraordinary situations.
12) Transforms the basic ethics, principles, values and rules of psychology into behavior.

Course Teaching, Learning Methods

Q & A
Case Problem Solving/ Drama- Role/ Case Management
Quantitative Problem Solving
Group Study / Assignment
Individual Assignment
WEB-based Learning
Practice in Field
Project Preparation
Report Writing
Social Activity
Occupational Activity
Occupational Trip
Application (Modelling, Design, Model, Simulation, Experiment et.)
Thesis Preparation
Field Study
Student Club and Council Activities
Interview and Oral Conversation
Watching a movie
Bibliography preparation
Oral, inscribed and visual knowledge production
Taking photographs
Mapping and marking
Reading maps
Copying textures
Creating a library of materials

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Attendance % 0
Laboratory % 0
Application % 0
Practice Exam % 0
Quizzes % 0
Homework Assignments % 0
Presentation % 0
Project % 0
Special Course Internship (Work Placement) % 0
Field Study % 0
Article Critical % 0
Article Writing % 0
Module Group Study % 0
Brainstorming % 0
Role Playing + Dramatizing % 0
Out of Class Study % 0
Preliminary Work, Reinforcement % 0
Application Repetition etc. % 0
Homework (reading, writing, watching movies, etc.) % 0
Project Preparation + Presentation % 0
Report Preparation + Presentation % 0
Presentation / Seminar Preparation + Presenting % 0
Oral examination % 0
Midterms 1 % 40
Final 1 % 60
Report Submission % 0
Bütünleme % 0
Kanaat Notu % 0
Committee % 0
Yazma Ödev Dosyası % 0
Portfolio % 0
Take-Home Exam % 0
Logbook % 0
Discussion % 0
Participation % 0
total % 100
total % 100

Calculation of Workload and ECTS Credits

Activities Number of Activities Workload
Course Hours 14 42
Application 4 8
Practice Exam
Special Course Internship (Work Placement)
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 28
Article Critical
Article Writing
Module Group Study
Role Playing + Dramatizing
Out-of-Class Study (Pre-study, Reinforcement, Practice Review, etc.)
Homework (reading, writing, watching movies, etc.) 6 12
Project Preparation + Presentation
Report Preparation + Presentation 7 35
Presentation / Seminar Preparation + Presenting 1 5
Oral examination
Preparing for Midterm Exams 7 14
Preparing for the General Exam 14 28
GENERAL EXAM (Final) 1 1
Take-Home Exam
Total Workload 174
ECTS (30 saat = 1 AKTS ) 5