Join us on April 6 and 7, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for our public seminar and learning workshop on test and measurement design. This seminar-workshop provides the participants with the knowledge, abilities and skills that are needed to carry out an in-depth evaluation of educational and psychological tests and to be able to interpret test scores.
Course participants will develop an appreciation of psychological testing and its importance, obtain an understanding of the basic concepts of reliability, validity and test construction, and learn to interpret scores. This seminar is recommended for HR practitioners, psychometricians, teachers/professors, and guidance counselors.
- Brief History of Psychological Measurement
- Importance of Psychological Testing
- Characteristics of Psychological Instruments
- Purposes of Test and Measurement
- Types of Tests
- Bloom’s Taxonomy
- Application of Psychological Measurement
- Educational Testing
- Personnel Testing
- Clinical Testing
- Ethics in Psychological Testing
- Steps in Test Construction
- Choosing the test Format
- Validity and Reliability
- Scoring and Interpretation
An investment of P8,500 plus VAT includes snacks and lunch, instruction by an expert facilitator, small group workshops that provide “active learning,” a specialized student workbook, and a personalized certificate of participation.
About the Facilitator
Maria Vida G. Caparas, Ph.D.,RP holds a Master’s Degree and Ph.D., Summa Cum Laude, in Psychology. She is an Accredited Trainer of the Philippine Government with invaluable experiences in Organizational Development as a Human Resource, Training and OD practitioner. She authored three books on Psychology/HR Management namely “Psychological Assessment: Theory and Practice”, “Uses of Psychological Tests”, and “Human Resource Management” and was a Trainer Delegate of DFA-Foreign Service Institute in Italy and Singapore in 1999-2000. Dr. Caparas is a recipient of various national awards and also a professor in prestigious universities.