ECTS - Personnel Selection and Testing

Personnel Selection and Testing (PSY412) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Personnel Selection and Testing PSY412 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
PSY102, PSY321
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The aim is to get students familiar with the basic terms, problems, methods and use of personnel selection and testing.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Define different selection techniques
  • Identify problems of selection techniques
  • Recommend selection procedures suitable for different jobs
  • Use a combination of different selection techniques
  • Understanding biases in selection
Course Content Membership decisions in organizations, analysis of selection problem, developing the predictive hypothesis, bivariate prediction of performance, assessment by tests and inventories

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Membership Decisions in Organizations Assigned reading: Chapter 1
2 Analysis of Selection Problem Assigned reading: Chapter 2
3 Developing the Predictive Hypothesis Assigned reading: Chapter 3
4 Bivariate Prediction of Performance Assigned reading: Chapter 7
5 Bivariate Prediction of Performance Assigned reading: Chapter 7
6 Bias, Group Differences and Adverse Impact Assigned reading: Chapter 9
7 Assessment by Tests and Inventories Assigned reading: Chapter 11
8 Assessment by Tests and Inventories Assigned reading: Chapter 11
9 Judgement in Assessment and Prediction Assigned reading: Chapter 12
10 Judgement in Assessment and Prediction Assigned reading: Chapter 12
11 Assessment by Resumes, Interviews and Personnel History Assigned reading: Chapter 14
12 Assessment by Resumes, Interviews and Personnel History Assigned reading: Chapter 14
13 Multiple Assessment Procedures Assigned reading: Chapter 15
14 Multiple Assessment Procedures Assigned reading: Chapter 15
15 Final Examination Period Review of Topics
16 Final Examination Period Review of Topics

Sources

Course Book 1. Guion, R. M. (2011). Assessment, Measurement and Prediction for Personnel Decisions, Routledge.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 60
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To have a comprehensive understanding of basic psychological perspectives and to examine the mental, affective, and behavioral processes of human beings within a scientific discipline X
2 To have a knowledge about the historical and philosophical developments, basic concepts, applications and schools of science of psychology as well as the subfields of psychology such as clinical, experimental, social, developmental, industrial, health, traffic and educational psychology X
3 To gain skills in identifying, describing, formulating, and solving the problems related to basic mental, emotional, and behavioral problems of human beings X
4 To develop new ideas through analytical, critical, and creative point of view by using abstract concepts and to gain skills in evaluating different psychological phenomena X
5 To gain knowledge and skills in transforming his/her theoretical knowledge into practice in different fields of psychology X
6 To have skills in accessing knowledge and using resources X
7 To have knowledge about basic principles of psychological assessment along with various quantitative, qualitative, and experimental research methods, to have skills in designing and conducting research by using these methods, and analyzing, reporting, and presenting research data X
8 To have awareness of interpersonal sensitivity, societal processes and problems
9 To have efficient written and oral communication skills in Turkish and English X
10 To gain skills in following the developments in the field of expertise and renewing himself/herself with an awareness of life-span learning X
11 To have professional and ethical responsibility, knowledge, and awareness X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 2 28
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 12 24
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 24 24
Total Workload 124