Tuesday, October 8, 2013

CHED Course Specification on Psychological Assessment

Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Course Specification on Psychological Assessment
Refer to CHED Memorandum Order 38 Series of 2010 -

Course Description

Orientation into the rudiments of psychological testing. The principles, methods and uses of
psychological testing are tackled. Emphasis is placed on issues of item analysis, reliability, and 
validity in test construction. The administration, scoring, and interpretation of objective, cognitive,
and affective tests used in various applied fields of psychology, particularly the educational,
industrial, and government settings are covered. Ethical considerations as well as current trends and issues in psychological testing in the Philippines settings are discussed.

For those reviewing and planning to take the Psychometrician Licensure Exam the following course content should be covered as per CHED Memo Order 38 Series of 2010:

1) Statistical Foundations - Reliability, Validity

2) Test Construction - Item analysis, Norms                                                                     

3) Administration, scoring, and interpretation - Intelligence tests, aptitude tests, objective personality tests

4) Applications of psychological testing - educational setting, industrial setting, government setting

5) Ethics of psychological testing

The link below is a reference/textbook material I am using. What are your reference materials/texbooks?