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PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS II PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
PSY404 PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS II 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. ŞENOL DURGUN
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to introduce the basic personality, development and intelligence tests used in psychology and to make students able to apply these tests.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include the subjects such as the presentation/ application of Child Assessment Tests, Developmental Tests, Obsessive Beliefs Scale Test, Family Assessment Scale, Family Assessment Scale, Hacettepe Personality Inventory, Depression Scale for Children, Depression Scale for Adults, Neurological Tests, Cognitive Tests, Test Anxiety Scale, Stress Coping Scale Tests, and the writing of the test reports and the supervision of the applied courses.

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 - Psychological tests and requirements Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
2 Literature review Child Assessment Tests Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
3 Literature review Child Assessment Tests Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
4 Literature review Developmental Tests Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
5 Literature review Obsessive Beliefs Scale Test and its implementation Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
6 Literature review Family Assessment Scale Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
7 Literature review scl-90 r test and its implementation Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature review Hacettepe Personality Inventory and its implementation Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
10 Literature review Depression Scale for Children and its implementation Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
11 Literature review Depression Scale for Adults Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
12 Literature review Neurological Tests Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
13 Literature review Cognitive Tests Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
14 Literature review Test Anxiety Scale Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
15 Literature review Stress Coping Scale Tests Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

KOROGLU, E. AYDEMIR, O. (2009). Psikiyatride kullanılan klinik olcekler, hıf Publications
RAPAPORT, D., GILL, M., & SCHAFER, R. (1945). Diagnostic psychological testing, Vol. 1.
ZISKIN, J., & FAUST, D. (1995). Coping with psychiatric and psychological testimony (Vol. 1). Los Angeles, CA: Law and Psychology Press.
YOYEN, G. E. (2017). Psikolojide kullanılan olcekler. Istanbul Gelisim Universitesi 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 theoretical, political, economic and administrative theories used in the field of Political Science and International Relations.
2
Explain the political history, political ideas, intellectual accumulation of understanding international relations and the way that the history of diplomacy has passed from past to present.
3
List the norms of universal law and human rights, the principles of the modern legal system, the names of modern bureaucratic and administrative structures.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Explain the Turkish state tradition, the influence of Islam, the accumulation of political thought and its historical background, and compare this accumulation with the current approaches.
2
Evaluate the chronological development of relations between political and diplomatic developments and political / diplomatic facts / events / ideas / actors from past to present.
3
Analyze the structure and functioning of actors, organizations and organizations that determine international relations.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
In the light of current theoretical debates, apply relevant concepts to current political and international developments.
2
Evaluate the Turkish political tradition, developments with the Turkic community.
3
Use information on the field when comparing the administrative structures of different countries and their diplomatic traditions.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Formulate the current political developments, developments and arrangements in international relations in the historical and theoretical accumulation.
2
Analyze the functioning of modern political regimes in the light of political and public bureaucratic structures, regulations and developments.
3
Examine and analyze current political developments in the Balkans, the Middle East, Central Asia, North Africa and the Caucasus in terms of both Turkish political history and international relations discipline.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
To conduct a field-specific study individually and to complete it with discipline and responsibility.
2
To assume duties and responsibilities in a team work as leader or team member and to fulfil them flawlessly.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the political and administrative developments in the international political system and the bureaucratic organizations operating in this system.
2
Examine the international problems and conflicts, and the problems in the field of administration and politics in detail.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the current developments in the field of Political Science and International Relations and collaborate with leading names in the field.
2
Examine and analyze academic resources and the written and oral studies on the political developments in the region and the world, especially in the Middle East.
3
Debate in the field of political science and public administration with different target groups in multicultural environments.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
With the current historical and theoretical knowledge of the field, suggest sustainable, organizational and administrative arrangements aimed at meeting specific goals and solving certain problems.
2
To follow latest developments in the field and direct personal studies accordingly within the framework of the lifelong learning principle.Using the theoretical, economic, political and managerial knowledge, and produce reports on current developments, conflicts and agreements in geography related to world politics and especially in the Middle East.
3
Construct arguments on the current developments in Turkish politics in the light of the laws, regulations, and the important changes in the constitution and administrative law that determine Turkish political life and foreign relations.

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 3 39
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
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 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 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 1 25 25
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 20 20
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 31 0 128
Total Workload of the Course Unit 128
Workload (h) / 25.5 5
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0