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Kevin M King
PSYCH 576
Seattle Campus

Assessment of Intelligence

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.

Class description

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

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Kevin M King
Date: 03/26/2008