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Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor: Jeļena Koļesņikova
Study type:Pilna laika
Course level:Master's
Target audience:Information and Communication Science; Political Science; Psychology; Medical Technologies; Management Science; Social Welfare and Social Work; Sports Trainer; Sociology; Social Anthropology; Pedagogy; Marketing and Advertising; Medical Services; Business Management; Communication Science; Civil and Military Defense; Medicine; Nursing Science; Public Health; Person and Property Defence; Law; Health Management; Clinical Pharmacy; Pharmacy; Life Science; Rehabilitation; Biology; Dentistry; Juridical Science
Language:English, Latvian
Branch of science:Psychology

Objective

To develop students' understanding of the types of psychological tests and surveys, concepts of psychometrics, stages of development and adaptation of tests and surveys, to provide students with knowledge about psychometrics, development and adaptation of psychological tests, to provide students with skills to develop or adapt test or survey by independently planning and implementing a pilot study and evaluating its results, as well as is to increase knowledge and requisite skills of participants on the use of SPSS program.

Prerequisites

Not required.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

Student defines and explains concepts of psychometrics, measurement scales, reliability and validity criteria of tests and surveys. Identifies the development stages of tests and surveys and explains the standardisation and adaptation procedures.

Skills

Uses the terminology acquired during the course; discusses the types of tests and surveys and their development and adaptation; plans the pilot study and correctly prepares the necessary stimulus materials for its implementation; performs a test/survey development or adaptation of an existing test/survey working in a group; uses SPSS software to calculate psychometric indicators; discusses test and survey development stages, measurement scales, item analysis, test and survey reliability and validity.

Competence

Compares different tests/surveys based on scientific principles. Plans and implements test/survey development or adaptation independently using guidelines.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2019, Spring semester
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Rehabilitation2Master’sLimited choiceJeļena Koļesņikova, Jeļena Ļubenko
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Public Health2Master’sLimited choiceJeļena Koļesņikova, Jeļena Ļubenko
Supervision2Master’sFree choiceJeļena ĻubenkoJeļena Koļesņikova,
Planning period:Year 2019, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Elective courses 1Free choice
Planning period:Year 2020, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Elective courses 2Free choice
Nursing Studies2Master’sLimited choiceJeļena Ļubenko, Jeļena Koļesņikova
Rehabilitation2Master’sLimited choice
Rehabilitation2Master’sLimited choice
Rehabilitation4Master’sLimited choice
Rehabilitation4Master’sLimited choice
Public Health2Master’sLimited choiceJeļena Ļubenko, Jeļena Koļesņikova
Planning period:Year 2021, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Elective courses 2Free choice
Nursing Studies2Master’sLimited choice
Rehabilitation2Master’sLimited choice
Rehabilitation4Master’sLimited choice
Rehabilitation2Master’sLimited choice
Rehabilitation4Master’sLimited choice
Public Health2Master’sLimited choice