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Psychological assessment (2) 755


 
Module code SLK 755
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

*Closed - BSocSciHons (Psychology) only. Requires departmental selection.

This is a theoretical module that deals with the process of assessment of human behaviour within various contexts. It does not include professional training to become a psychometrist. It does include topics such as the multi-dimensional nature, purpose, and characteristics of assessment; critical issues in psychological assessment within the South African context; the reasons for statutory control of psychological assessment and the ethics of assessment; the appropriate use of different kinds of psychometric and assessment methods and instruments; and the process of integration of assessment results and report writing.

Module credits 15.00
Contact time 1 lecture per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Psychology
Period of presentation Semester 1 or Semester 2

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