This is an advanced level unit in the Psychology major (Launceston campus)
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.
|Unit name||Assessment & Individual Differences|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Dr Daniel Zuj
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
This unit is currently unavailable.
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|Band||Field of Education|
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One 2-hr lecture and One 2-hr prac class weekly
2-hr Exam (50%), Assignments totalling 3000 words (50%)
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