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Psych 525 complete course (measurements and statistics)


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Psych 525 complete course (measurements and statistics)

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Psych 525 complete course (measurements and statistics)

  1. 1. PSYCH 525 COMPLETE COURSE(Measurements and Statistics)DOWNLOAD HERE 525 Week 1 Individual Assignment History of Psychological AssessmentPaperSelect a significant event in the development of psychological testing, such as theChinese use of essay exams for civil service selection, the use of alpha and betatesting in World War I, Wundt’s laboratory, or the development of the MinnesotaMultiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI).Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper exploring your selected event and its historicalroots. In your paper, explain why the event is significant and how it has affected thedevelopment of psychological testing in the 21st century.PSYCH 525 Week 2 Learning Team Assignment Dr. Zak Case StudyComplete the University of Phoenix Material, Dr. Zak Case Study, located on thestudent Web site.PSYCH 525 Week 3 Individual Assignment Validity and Reliability MatrixComplete the University of Phoenix Material, Validity and Reliability Matrix, locatedon the student Web site.PSYCH 525 Week 3 Learning Team Assignment Ethics in Assessment PresentationRead the American Psychological Association (APA) Code of Ethics as it relates totesting. It is located at a legal case from the list in Table 2-1 in Ch. 2 of the text or another caserelated to psychological assessment.Prepare 12- to 14-Microsoft® PowerPoint® slides, in which your Learning Teamdiscusses the background of your selected case and the legal implications of the
  2. 2. decision. Analyze the biases related to the assessments in the case and the ethicalimplications for diverse populations in relationship to the case.PSYCH 525 Week 4 Individual Assignment Construct Development, Scale Creation,and Process Analysis AssignmentPart I: Construct Development and Scale CreationChoose a construct you would like to measure.Create an operational definition of your construct using at least three peer-reviewedjournal articles as references.Select and list five items used to sample the domain.Select the method of scaling appropriate for the domain. Justify why you selectedthe scaling method you did.Format the items into an instrument with which you would query respondents.Justify whether this is an interview or self-report instrument.Part II: Analysis and JustificationWrite a 1,050- to 1,400-word analysis of how you developed your instrument.Describe how you would norm this instrument and which reliability measures youwould use. Answer the following questions:o How many people would you give it to?o What characteristics would your respondents have?o To whom would the instrument be generalized?Describe how you would establish validity, the methods you used for item selection,and how item selection will be evaluated.PSYCH 525 Week 5 Individual Assignment Intelligence Definition and MeasurementPaperAccess the Mental Measurements Yearbook located in the University Library.Select two assessments of intelligence and two achievement tests.Write a 1,050- to 1,750-word analysis of your selected instruments. In your analysis,address the following:
  3. 3. o Critique the major definitions of intelligence. Determine which theory ofintelligence best fits your selected instruments. Explain how the definition and themeasures are related.o Evaluate the measures of intelligence you selected for reliability, validity,normative procedures, and bias.o Compare and contrast your selected intelligence and achievement assessments.How are the goals of the tests similar and different? How are the tests used? Whatare the purposes of giving these differing tests?o Examine the ethical considerations associated with achievement and intelligencetests in education.PSYCH 525 Week 6 Individual Assignment Personality Assessment Instrument orInventory CritiqueSelect one psychological personality assessment instrument or inventory to serve asthe basis of this assignment.Explore the psychological literature to find three to five articles that test the use ofthis inventory or assessment on a specific population. This population could be aparticular disorder, such as bulimia or obsessive-compulsive disorder, or ademographic population.Write a 1,750- to 2,100-word in-depth examination of your selected test and its uses.Include the following in your paper:o Describe the characteristics, uses, and purposes of your selected assessmentinstrument or inventory.o Analyze the relationship between your selected assessment and one of the majortheories of personality.o Summarize your research findings, paying particular attention to differences inthe ability of the instrument to differentiate diagnostically between the targetpopulation and the general population.o Identify the psychometric properties of the test for the particular population.o Conclude from a review of the literature whether or not the instrument is anadequate measure of your selected characteristic. Analyze any ethicalconsiderations associated with your selected assessment.1. Select a neuropsychological instrument and prepare 7–10Microsoft® PowerPoint® slides, in which your Learning Team describes the
  4. 4. instrument and explains how it is used to assess disability or neurologicaldysfunction.o Comment on how effective the instrument might be and if, or how, it could beimproved. Submit a 7- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint®.o Thus Your full presentation should be 14-20 slides2. Select an assessment instrument used in the workplace and prepare 7–10Microsoft® PowerPoint® slides, in which your Learning Team describes theinstrument as well its purposes and uses in the workplace.o Comment on any legal or ethical considerations for organizations that use theinstrument. Submit a 7- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® .o Thus Your full presentation should be 14-20 slidesDiscussions:What are some important considerations when using samples?Think of a personal characteristic that would be normally distributed, such as aphysical one (i.e. or shoe size), or a personality characteristic (i.e. intelligence,friendliness, adventure-seeking). Where do you fall on the bell curve?What are the four methods of establishing validity? How are these methodssimilar? How are they different?What are the four methods of establishing reliability? How are these methodssimilar? How are they different?What are the steps in the test development process? Which step in your opinion isthe most important? Why?For your second DQ this week I want you to select the construct you will use for yourweek four assignment. Tell me what this construct is and then operationally defineit. To do this I suggest you look at the definition of operational definition and thenlook up one peer-reviewed article on your construct (using the article database inthe University Library). This task may seem like a bit more work than a regular DQbut it will greatly help when it comes time to write next weeks paper.What is intelligence? Can it be measured? Why or why not?What are the similarities and differences between achievement andintelligence? How are the two assessed?Which types of personality tests do you find the most intriguing? Why?
  5. 5. What are the ethical considerations associated with conducting assessments andwriting psychological reports? Consider the welfare of the patient.