Professor: Grant Willis, Ph.D.
Prerequisites: Psy 200(300) or equivalent
Catalog Description: Measurement procedures employed in the measurement of intelligence, aptitudes, abilities, attitudes, interests, and personality. Focus on psychometric principles associated with the various tests.
PSY 434 is an upper-division undergraduate course that addresses the psychological assessment of human individual differences in intelligence, personality, and other specific abilities.
By the end of the semester students will be able to:
Success in this course requires that the student be an active participant in class discussions and class readings. Students must demonstrate both their theoretical knowledge of the content via the course exams and class project.
Dr. Willis is a School Psychology Professor. His research interests are in the areas of developmental neuropsychology and psychoeducational decision-making.
Psy 434 meets the Psychology major requirement for a topics course. Psychology majors are required to take 3 topics courses. This course emphasizes on advanced psychometric principles associated with test development, reliability, and validity.