Kevin M King
Current theory and research on intelligence and intelligence testing; training in administration, scoring, and interpretation of major intelligence tests; ethical issues in assessment. Prerequisite: graduate major standing in child-clinical or clinical psychology, or graduate minor standing in child-clinical psychology. Offered: Sp.
This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of theories and issues in the assessment of intelligence and academic achievement, as well as practical experience in providing intelligence and achievement tests.
Student learning goals
Acquire proficiency in two major tests of intelligence for children and adolescence
Learn to critically evaluate tests of intelligence and cognitive functioning
Acquire proficiency in the process of learning to use intelligence tests
Acquire proficiency in evaluating and describing tests for children and adolescents
General method of instruction
Class assignments and grading