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An Introduction to Psychological Assessment and Psychometrics

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Dr Keith Coaley is a chartered occupational and clinical psychologist, having many years of experience as an applied psychologist... Weiterlesen
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Autorentext

Dr Keith Coaley is a chartered occupational and clinical psychologist, having many years of experience as an applied psychologist, trainer and lecturer at both HE and university levels. After a first undergraduate degree, he did a second degree in psychology with the Open University before a Master's degree at Cardiff University and another later in forensic and legal psychology at Leicester University. He was awarded his PhD for his research in stress, health and job performance at Manchester. Having extensive experience of psychological assessment in practice, he has researched and published on topics relating to the fields of psychometrics and assessment. He has experience of work in Human Resources, in consultancy and in the National Health Service and prison settings, and has worked in the UK, Ireland, the Far East and Africa.



Klappentext

In An Introduction to Psychological Assessment and Psychometrics, Keith Coaley outlines the key ingredients of psychological assessment, providing case studies to illustrate their application, making it an ideal textbook for courses on psychometrics or psychological assessment. New to the Second Edition:

  • Includes occupational and educational settings
  • Covers ethical and professional issues with a strong practical focus
  • Case study material related to work selection settings
  • End of chapter self-assessments to facilitate students' progress
  • Compliant with the latest BPS Certificate of Testing curriculum

are available for instructors.



Zusammenfassung
Keith Coaley outlines the key ingredients of psychological assessment, providing case studies to illustrate their application, making this an ideal textbook for courses on psychometrics or psychological assessment.

Inhalt

Chapter 1: Introduction: Individual Differences and Psychometrics
PART I: The Essential Tools of Psychological Measurement
Chapter 2: The Basic Components: Scales and Items
Chapter 3: How Assessment Measures are Made
Chapter 4: Statistics for Psychological Measurement
PART II: The Essential Characteristics of Psychological Measurement
Chapter 5: The Importance of Reliability
Chapter 6: The Significance of Validity
PART III: Theories and Applications of Measurement Techniques
Chapter 7: Theories and Measurement of Intellectual Ability
Chapter 8: Theories and Measurement of Personality Characteristics
Chapter 9: Alternative Perspectives: Theories and Measurement
PART IV: Ethical and Professional Issues
Chapter 10: Best Practice in Measurement
PART V: Practical Skills for Measurement of Individual Differences
Chapter 11: How to Make a Test or Questionnaire

Produktinformationen

Titel: An Introduction to Psychological Assessment and Psychometrics
Autor:
EAN: 9781446267158
ISBN: 978-1-4462-6715-8
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: SAGE Publications Ltd
Genre: Psychologie
Anzahl Seiten: 400
Gewicht: 746g
Größe: H231mm x B185mm x T22mm
Jahr: 2014
Auflage: 2 Revised edition