PYC4807 Assignment 2
PYC4807 Assignment 2 (2018)
On Context and aim of assessment, Compiling a test battery and Administration, Interpretation of results, and feedback
PYC4807 Comprehensive Examination Preparation
Complete and comprehensive examination preparation. Includes examination papers of 2011- 2019 as well as worked out answers for Section A and B. TESTBANK
2019 Assignment 1 and feedback.
Lecturer study notes and guidelines.
Assessment Measure Types in South Africa
This document is a summary of the following assessment measure types used in South Africa. The measurement types are clustered into different category types: Assessing Individual Intelligence, Assessing Group Intelligence, Aptitude Measures, Personality Assessments (Level 1 and Level 2), Career-Counselling Assessments, Assessment in Industry, Infant and Preschool Developmental Assessment etc.
The different measurement types included are: The Individual Scale for general Scholastic Aptitude (ISGSA); The Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale - 4th Edition (WAIS-IV); The Grover-Counter Scale of Cognitive Development (GSC); The Griffiths Mental Development Scale - Extended Revised (GMDS-ER); The Junior South African Individual Scales (JSAIS); The Senior South African Individual Scale - Revised (SSAIS-R); General Scholastic Aptitude Test (GSAT); Learning Potential Computerized Adaptive Test (LPCAT); The Raven Progressive Matrices (RPM); Aptitude Tests for School Beginners (ASB); Differential Aptitude Tests (DAT); 16 Personality Factor Questionnaire (16PF); The Basic Trait Inventory (BTI); The Hogan Personality Inventory (HPI); The Occupational Personality Questionnaire (OPQ); The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI); Jung Personality Questionnaire (JPQ); The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI); The Personality Inventory for Children (PIC); The South African Personality Inventory (SAPI); Motives, Values, Preferences Inventory (MVPI); Thematic Apperception Test (TAT); The Rorschach Inkblot Test; Draw-A-Person Test (DAP); Sentence-Completion Test; Work-Related Risk and Integrity Scales (WRISc); Hogan Development Survey (HDS); The Strong Interest Inventory (SII)l The Self-Directed Search (SDS); The South African Career Interest Inventory (SACII); The MB-10; Maree Career Matrix (MCM); The Values Scale (VS); Denver II - The Denver Developmental Screening Test (DDST); Vineland Adaptive Behaviour Scales, 3rd Edition (Vineland-3); Goodenough-Harris Drawing Test or Draw-A-Person (DAP) Test; The Draw-A-Person Intellectual Ability Test for Children, Adolescents and Adults (DAP:IQ); School-Readiness Evaluation by Trained Testers (SETT); Aptitude Test for School Beginners (ASB); McCarthy Scales of Mental Abilities (McCarthy Scales); Bayley Scales of Infant Development - 2nd Edition (BSID-II or Bayley III)
Application of Assessment in Different Contexts
This summary is based on Theme 3: The Application of Assessment in Different Contexts. It includes Chapters 8 (The Practice of Psychological Assessment: Controlling the use of Measures, Competing Values, and Ethical Practice Standards - Section 8.3.1 and 8.3.3); 9 (Administering Psychological Assessment Measures - Figures 9.2; 9.3 and 9.4); 13 (Career-Counselling Assessment - Section 13.2); 15 (The Use of Assessment Measures in Various Applied Contexts - Section 15.2; 15.3 and 15.4); 16 (Interpreting and Reporting Assessment Results - Section 16.4) and 17 (Factors Affecting Assessment Results - Section 17.2)
Types of Psychological Assessment Measures
This summary is based on Theme 2: Types of Psychological Assessment Measures. It includes Chapter 10 (Assessment of Cognitive Functioning); 12 (Personality Assessment); 13 (Career-Counselling Assessment - only Section 13.2) and 15 (The Use of Assessment Measures in Various Applied Contexts - only Section 15.2 and 15.3)
Summary Notes on Theme 1 (Psychometric Theory). This summary includes Chapters 3 (Basic Measurement and Statistical Concepts); 4 (Reliability: Basic Concepts and Measures); 5 (Validity: Basic Concepts and Measures); 6 (Developing a Psychological Measure) and 7 (Cross-Cultural Test Adaptation, Translation and Tests in Multiple Languages).
I have included concepts (from Chapter 3) that are not in the exam, however, they are important to know because it\'ll help your understanding with the rest of the stuff.