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PSY3010 Assessment of Behaviour

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Sciences
School or Department : Psychology


Pre-requisite: PSY2100


This course is divided into two parts. The first part concerns the principles of psychological testing, and topics include ethical practice in testing, theories relevant to psychological testing, test reliability and validity, norms, and how each of these aspects inform the evaluation and use of psychological tests. The second part concerns particular areas of testing such as intelligence, personality, vocational aptitude, and tests of specific functioning, including clinical and forensic, and how these are applied in various practice settings. Students can expect to learn about some of the major tests currently in use, as well as a representative array of tests typifying the above areas.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2011 External
Semester 1, 2011 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2011 On-campus Toowoomba