Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Tables of Specifications for Psychometricians Licensure Exam



A. Psychological Assessment

Outcome
Weight
No. of items
1. Apply technical concepts, basic principles and topics of psychometrics and psychological assessment.
20%
29
2. Describe the process, research methods and statistics used in test development and standardization.
20%
29
3. Identify the importance, benefits and limitations of psychological assessment
10%
19
4. Identify, assess, and evaluate the methods and tools of psychological assessment relative to the specific purpose and context: school, hospital, industry, and community.
20%
29
5. Evaluate the administration and scoring procedures of intelligence and objective personality tests and other alternative forms of tests.
15%
22
6. Apply ethical considerations and standards in the various dimensions of psychological assessment.
15%
22
TOTAL
100%
150


B. Theories of Personality

Outcome
Weight
No. of items
1. Recognize and differentiate basic theories and perspectives of personality.
80%
80
2. Identify the socio-cultural and environmental factors that may impact personality.
10%
10
3. Identify relevant Filipino/indigenous concepts in understanding personality.
10%
10
TOTAL
100%
100


C. Abnormal Psychology

Outcome
Weight
No. of items
1. Distinguish between pathological and non-pathological manifestations of behavior.
20%
20
2. Recognize common psychological disorders given specific symptoms.
20%
20
3. Use major psychological theories, particularly the commonly recognized ones, in explaining how psychological problems are caused and how they develop.
30%
30
4. Identify the socio-cultural factors that may impact on problem-identification and diagnosis of abnormal behavior.
15%
15
5. Apply appropriate ethical principles and standards in diagnosing cases of abnormal behavior.
15%
15

100%
100


D. Industrial Psychology

Outcome
Weight
No. of items
1. Discuss the major considerations and principles of employee selection.
20%
20
2. Describe the process and principles in employee training and development.
20%
20
3. Apply the major principles in performance evaluation.
15%
15
4. Apply the major theories of motivation in designing and administering rewards.
15%
15
5. Apply basic theories in team dynamics.
10%
10
6. Differentiate the various functions involved in Human Resource Management.
10%
10
7. Recognize issues of work life balance and well-being in the workplace.
10%
10

100%
100


Refer to this link - http://psychometricpinas.blogspot.com/2014/05/just-released-table-of-specifications.html