Psychological Testing and Behavioral Assessment

Course Number: 
HSL765
LTP structure: 
3-0-0
Discipline: 
Psychology
Credit: 
3.0

Pre-requisite

Course Objective

To equip students with concepts of behavioral assessment and their practical utility. To familiarize with test construction and its methodological principles. To develop the ability to administer, adapt and revalidate a psychological test.

Course Content

Psychological testing: Uses and Varieties of Psychological Tests, Item Analysis, Norms and the Meaning of Tests Scores; Reliability and its Types; Validity and its Basic Concepts; Steps for Test Construction, Test adaptation and revalidation; Other Techniques of Behavioral Assessment; Ethical and Social Considerations in Testing; Ethical Guidelines in Behavioral Assessment.
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