Courses & Units

Assessment & Individual Differences KHA352

Note:

This is an advanced level unit in the Psychology major (Launceston campus)

Introduction

Provides an advanced coverage of two core areas: individual differences in intelligence and personality, and the assessment of these characteristics and other psychological characteristics such as cognitive style and anxiety. Lectures in psychological assessment focus on the assessment of adults and provide an overview of the range of assessment approaches, to promote an understanding of fundamental concepts in assessment and a critical awareness of issues pertaining to the use of assessment data. Lectures in individual differences consider key issues in intelligence and aptitude as well as an exploration of the relationship between personality, cognitive/learning style and intelligence.

In practical classes students critically examine issues in assessment, as well as looking at the uses and limitations of assessment data. Students gain hands-on experience of assessment approaches and the measurement of human abilities and personality.

Summary

Unit name Assessment & Individual Differences
Unit code KHA352
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Psychology
Coordinator

Dr Daniel Zuj

Teaching staff

Dr Mathew Summers (Unit Coordinator)

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
1 090701

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Requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

One 2-hr lecture and One 2-hr prac class weekly

Assessment

2-hr Exam (50%), Assignments totalling 3000 words (50%)

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Textbooks

Required

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