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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
PSI405 PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS I 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
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. SACİDE VURAL
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.
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
Define the basic concepts of economics, administrative and human sciences.
2
Summarize the basic communication theories with information about the field of Radio Television and Cinema.
3
Communicate and explain the current information about communication with communication theories.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the knowledge and facts in the field of communication with other areas of social sciences such as law, philosophy, economics, politics, and sociology.
2
Explain the structure and operation of the radio, television and cinema industries and use this information in their professional life.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Using the data sources published in his / her field effectively, he /she conduct research and use the results in his / her studies.
2
Analyze the international media structures and choose the media structure that is appropriate for his/her community.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level through media practices.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Apply his / her knowledge about media management and organization in his / her professional life.
2
Propose individual or team solutions for any problems in professional applications and production.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the developments in the field of communication, the studies related to the field and the mass media tools, and critically discuss the acquired knowledge.
2
Critically interpret the economic, political and sociological dimensions of the media.
3
Recognize universal norms of law and evaluate existing structures in the field of communication in the context of communication law and communication ethics and apply these gains throughout life.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Conduct literature research in a foreign language related to his/her field.
2
Prepare presentations for the film festival in Turkey and abroad, media organizations and communication symposia by using the communication skills.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Defend scientific, social and ethical values in his / her field studies.
2
Create film history, script, fiction, audio and video techniques knowledge and designs short or feature film stages.

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 7 1 7
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 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 7 1 7
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 7 1 7
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 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 1 10 10
TOTAL 60 0 130
Total Workload of the Course Unit 130
Workload (h) / 25.5 5,1
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0