Exercises in Psychological Testing

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-09-15
  • Publisher: Pearson
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This book provides hands-on experience in many aspects of the psychological testing process, including administering and scoring tests, test construction, norming, and exploration of reliability and validity.This exercise manual can be used to enhance any undergraduate course in psychological testing and assessment. The topics covered involve those most commonly taught in this course and most familiar and interesting to students. Some of the tests used are employed in various exercises so students can follow them through aspects of development.For psychology undergraduates.

Table of Contents

Background Exercises
Coding and Basic Statistical Proceduresp. 1
Ethical Issues in Testing: A Case Study Analysisp. 13
Test Administration and Scoring Exercises
Administering and Scoring of the Individual General Ability Test (IGAT)p. 19
Administering and Scoring a Group General Ability Test (GGAT)p. 55
Administering and Scoring a Projective Personality Test (PPT)p. 67
Administering and Scoring an In-Basket Test (IBT)p. 97
Observation and Assessment of Behavior in the Field (FOA)p. 123
Administering and Scoring a Physical Ability Test (PHT)p. 137
Administering and Scoring a Role Playing Exercise (RPE)p. 151
Administering and Scoring an Interview Assessment Scale (IAS)p. 167
Test Development Exercises
Building an Achievement Test: The Psychology Achievement Test (PAT)p. 181
Empirical Construction of Scales: The Academic Orientation Test (AOT)p. 193
Revision of a Test through Item Analysesp. 223
Building a Faking Scale: The Social Desirability Response Scale (SDR)p. 241
Test Validity and Reliability Exercises
Predictive Validityp. 251
Adverse Impact Analysisp. 265
Internal Consistency of the GGATp. 281
Appendices Informed Consent Form Template (and Sample IRB Application Form)p. 297
Universal Demographic Sheetp. 303
Correlation Data Sheetp. 305
Step-By-Step Computation for Studentrsquo;s
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