Academic Catalog 2018-2019 
    
    Oct 17, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY-710B Cognitive Assessment

3 semester credits
The course will review psychometric theory, and cover cultural issues, biases, and theories of intellectual assessment. The course will also cover development and standardization of the WAIS. During the semester, a video on WAIS administration will be available for review and study. Additionally, during the semester, students are required to attend a 2 day inperson training seminar at the associated National Session (i.e., the National Session that occurs during the semester you are taking this course). This seminar will provide hands-on training in correct administration and scoring of the WAIS. Students must demonstrate proficiency in WAIS administration, scoring, and interpretation in order to successfully complete this course.
Pre-requisites: PSY-716A  (or waiver by exam) 
Co-requisites: PSY-710A  and PSY-715A  must be completed or taken concurrently
Delivery Method: Blended
Grading Default: Letter
Learning Outcome(s):  

  1. Be able to identify appropriate instruments for individuals with individual differences.
  2. Be familiar with theories of intelligence, bias in intellectual assessment, cultural issues, ethics and controversies.
  3. Be able to administer and score the WAIS.
  4. Be able to interpret the WAIS IV full scale score, the indexes and the subtests.



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