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This December 3 to 4 you can learn and understand how to use assessment tools for greater business results. This training on test and measurement design will span two days from 9 a.m. to 5 a.m. along San Miguel Avenue. Participants will learn the knowledge, abilities and skills needed to carry out an in-depth evaluation of educational and psychological tests and to be able to interpret test scores.

The workshop will help you develop an appreciation of psychological testing and its importance, understand the basic concepts of reliability, validity and test construction, and learn how to accurately interpret scores. This workshop is ideal for HR practitioners, psychometricians, teachers/professors, and guidance counselors.

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Course Outline

  • 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 + 12%VAT includes instruction by an expert facilitator, all course materials, small group workshops that provide active learning, a specialized student workbook, a personalized certificate of participation, snacks and lunch.

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About the Facilitator

Dr. Maria Vida G. Caparas 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.

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