Fundamentals of Psychometrics
This course examines the theoretical background of tests; the nature of psychological measurement; consistency and validity. Topics include interpretation of test scores; measurement of achievement, specific abilities, personality and interest; using psychological tests in education, industry, and clinic; description of some of the widely used psychological tests; and ethical issues in psychological assessment. PREREQ: PSYC 1105, STAT 2126 or equivalent statistics course (min. grade of C) (lec 3) 3 cr.