Study of assessment of human intelligence with supervised training in the administration, scoring, and interpretation of individual intelligence tests with emphasis on Stanford-Binet and Wechsler scales. Prerequisite: graduate standing in the school psychology specialization and permission of instructor. Offered: A.
This course is designed to train school psychologists in individual intellectual assessment and nonverbal intellectual assessment. The emphasis is on individual intellectual testing of children, adolescents, and adults. Students learn test administration procedures, interpretation methods, as well as how to integrate the information into a psychoeducational report. Students writing skills for cognitive psychological reporting are developed.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
This course is organized as a graduate level seminar where the primary modes of instruction will include assigned readings, classroom lectures and discussion, paired experiential activities, peer review, test administration (both inside and outside of class), one-way mirror observation, and report writing.
The students will demonstrate competence in the administration, scoring, and interpretation of intellectual assessment instruments. Students will develop report writing skills that are integrative and encompass a broad understanding of the test results.
Class assignments and grading