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PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS I PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
PSY405 PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS I 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : English
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Prof.Dr. SELMA KARATEPE
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to teach the students of the psychology department for 1 semester the definition and classification of psychological tests and explaining what their aims are, the detailed introduction/application of the tests frequently used in the field and to provide the students with the competence to write the report of the test applied.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include the subjects such as Definition of Psychological Tests, Functions, Purpose of Use, Classification of Tests, Developmental History of Tests; Points to Consider in the Use and Evaluation of Tests, Ethical Rules, Observation in the Test Environment, Reporting of the Test Findings; Psychometric Properties of Psychological Tests: Validity, Reliability and Standardization; Introduction to Development Tests, Gessell Development Inventory; Ankara Developmental Screening Inventory (AGTE), Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test, Introduction to Intelligence Tests, Cattel 2A-2B Culture-Free Intelligence Test, Raven Progressive Matrice Test; Introduction of Stanford-Binet Individual Intelligence Test; Weschler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC-R); Personality Tests and Classification, Structured and Unstructured (Projective Tests); Beck Depression Inventory, Negative Automatic Thoughts Scale; State-Trait Anxiety Inventory, Test Anxiety Inventory; Piers-Harris Children's Self-Concept Scale, Family Assessment Inventory, Parental Attitude Research Instrument (PARI), Self-Assessment Inventory (KDE), Edwards Personal Preferences Inventory; Projective Tests, Beier Sentence Completion Test; Rorschach Ink Stain Test, Thematic Perception Test (TAT).

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Use major psychological tests such as personality, development and intelligence tests. (Bloom 3)
Analyze the results of psychological tests and write their report. (Bloom 4 & Bloom 6)
Choose contemporary psychological test development approaches. (Bloom 1)
Consider the qualifications required in psychological tests. (Bloom 5)
Evaluate validity and reliability. (Bloom 5)
Develop a psychological test. (Bloom 6)

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Literature review Definition of Psychological Tests, Functions, Purpose of Use, Classification of Tests, Developmental History of Tests Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
2 Literature review Points to Consider in the Use and Evaluation of Tests, Ethical Rules, Observation in the Test Environment, Reporting of the Test Findings. Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
3 Literature review Psychometric Properties of Psychological Tests: Validity, Reliability and Standardization Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
4 Literature review Introduction to Development Tests, Gessell Development Inventory. Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
5 Literature review, Writing Report Ankara Developmental Screening Inventory (AGTE), Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
6 Literature review, Writing Report Introduction to Intelligence Tests, Cattel 2A-2B Culture-Free Intelligence Test, Raven Progressive Matrice Test. Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
7 Literature review, Writing Report Introduction of Stanford-Binet Individual Intelligence Test Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature review, Writing Report Weschler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC-R) (WISC-R) Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
10 Literature review, Writing Report Personality Tests and Classification, Structured and Unstructured (Projective Tests); Beck Depression Inventory, Negative Automatic Thoughts Scale. Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
11 Literature review State-Trait Anxiety Inventory, Test Anxiety Inventory. Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
12 Literature review, Writing Report Piers-Harris Children's Self-Concept Scale, Family Assessment Inventory, Parental Attitude Research Instrument (PARI). Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
13 Literature review Self-Assessment Inventory (KDE), Edwards Personal Preferences Inventory Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
14 Literature review, Writing Report Projective Tests, Beier Sentence Completion Test Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
15 Literature review Rorschach Ink Stain Test, Thematic Perception Test (TAT). Lecture, Question and Answer, Demonstration
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

OZGUVEN, I.E. (2014). Psikolojik Testler, Nobel Academic Publications.
ERKUS, A., (2003). Psikometri üzerine yazılar, Ankara:Türk Psikologlar Dernegi Publications.
ANASTASI, A. & URBİNA, S., (1997). Psychological Testing (7th. Ed.), New Jersey: PrenticeHall, Inc
TUNABOYLU-IKIZ, T., (2002). Rorschach testinin psikanalitik yorumu 2; eriskin psikopatolojisi. Baglam Publications, Istanbul.
TUNABOYLU- IKIZ, T., (2012). Tematik Algı Testi(TAT), Baglam Publications, Istanbul.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Explain the historical development process of Aviation Management.
2
Use computer programs related to Aviation Transportation.
3
Define basic concepts related with aviation management.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the information and facts in the field with other social sciences such as law, sociology, philosophy and history.
2
Classify the relationship between the basic functions of the business and the interactions between these functions.
3
Apply knowledge and skills related to his / her field by considering the legal aspect of occupational health and safety.
4
Explain the concepts of entrepreneurship and innovation with the field.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Manage operational activities related to the airline.
2
Gain lifelong learning skills and use knowledge of the field in the business life with the awareness of social responsibility.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Prepare written agreements with relevant institutions in accordance with the legislation.
2
Perform the theoretical and practical knowledge related to the field with appropriate analytical methods and modeling techniques in business life.
3
Manage all phases from planning to implementation of aviation operations as a member of a team.
4
Cooperate with stakeholders related to air transport.
5
Develop the modern techniques and tools necessary for applications related to the field.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Execute a study in his/her field independently.
2
Decide as an individual or a team member to solve the problems encountered in applications related to the field.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate advanced knowledge and skills in his/her field with a critical approach.
2
Apply activities to improve his/her performance and his / her responsibility in line with the learning objectives by determining the learning needs.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Communicate with people and institutions related to the field in writing and verbally.
2
Explain his/her thoughts on the issues related to the field and suggestions for solutions to the problems by the related departments by using supporting quantitative and qualitative data.
3
Organize projects and activities for the social environment with social responsibility consciousness and to be able to apply those.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Manage airports and terminal operations efficiently using aviation and business information.

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 1 13
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 7 1 7
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 7 2 14
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 7 2 14
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 1 20 20
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 15 15
Short Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Short Exam 1 5 5
TOTAL 54 0 133
Total Workload of the Course Unit 133
Workload (h) / 25.5 5,2
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0