This assessment requires you to submit an evaluative report comparing and contrasting two measures of a single psychological construct against key indicators.
You should choose one psychological construct (e.g., IQ, personality, interests, values, etc.) and two tests that measure this one chosen construct.Structure Your report should be formatted in a fashion consistent with an essay. This means you should have an introduction (to the concepts and key area), including any operational definitions.
Your body should include an argument that is evidence-based. You should conclude with a summary of the information you’ve presented and an evaluation of the outcome.
Title page that includes your Name, Student Number, tutorial day and time, and a title of around 12 words
Abstract, on the next page of your report, of no more than 200 words
The body of your report, starting on page 3 of your report, should be structured with- a brief introduction to the construct- a brief description of the measures- a review and critique of the psychometric properties reported in the articles- a critique of any psychometrics not reported or any weaknesses in what wasreported
Finish with a brief summary and any recommendations you would want to makeregarding the measures
Reference SectionEvaluationIn your report, you need to provide a psychometric review of the two tests. You need to make an evaluation of which test should be preferred over the other. This should be based on psychometric properties.ReferencingYou will want to reference the two key articles and maybe the textbook. The purpose of this assessment is to determine your understanding of the key psychometric concepts.Examples of Comparisons (Note: You do *not* need to choose one of the below)
Kaufman Brief Intelligence Test and Wechsler Abbreviated Scale of intelligence
Brief Symptom Inventory and the Symptom Assessment-45 Questionnaire
Rorschach Inkblot Test and Thematic Apperception Test
Thematic Apperception Test and MMPI-2-RF
Stanford Binet -5 and Stanford Binet Abbreviated Battery IQ for Assessment of Gifted Individuals Myers-Briggs Type Inventory and NEO-PI
Semantic Differential and Implicit Association Test
Pictorial Representation of Illness and Self Measure and Illness PerceptionQuestionnaire Revised
Beck Depression Inventory II and Montgomery-Abbey Depression Rating Scale
Keeler Psychological Distress Scale and the DASS-21
Denver Developmental Screening Test and Bayley Scale for Infant and ToddlerDevelopment
Eating Disorder Examination and Stirling Eating Disorder Scale
Social Interaction Anxiety Scale and Social Phobia Scale
MMPI and Personality Assessment inventoryYour Submission
Should be in word format
Should not contain any appendices
Should be marked as a ‘final version’, i.e., submitted for grading; not a ‘draft copy’Marking GuidelinesYou will be marked using the below guidelines. Note that no specific marking criteria or rubric can be detailed here, due to the varying array of psychometrics that individuals may discuss.
Writing style and clarity
APA formatting and referencing
Expression, structure, and spelling
Introduction to the concept and tests/measures
Psychometric review, critique, and discussion of weaknesses/strengths
Summary and conclusion