Introduction, History of Assessment, and Test Administration Discussion

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Unit 1: Introduction, History of Assessment, and Test Administration - Discussion

Respond to the Discussion

Your active participation in our weekly Discussion is important to the shared learning experience. Active discussion develops our community of budding counselors, therapists, and researchers. Please participate as early in the week as possible, and be sure to share your thoughts and ideas as often as you can throughout the unit.

Respond to the thread(s) below. Your original response should be at least 350 words and should reflect the fact that you have completed the assigned readings for the week. Remember, this is your chance to illustrate not only your understanding, but also your mastery of the materials for the unit. Use your words wisely so the posting has substance and includes examples and explanations. Limit the use of direct quotes, and do your best to critically evaluate and synthesize the literature in your own words wherever possible. Make sure to include in-text citations and a reference list as appropriate.

A) Collecting Data (1 of 2)
In your field of interest, pick a specific construct (for example, intelligence, mood, social skills, etc.). Which method of assessment discussed in our readings would be most appropriate to use in collecting objective measurement data of this construct?

1. What are the strengths of this method in measuring this construct?

2. What are the weaknesses of this method in measuring this construct?

B). Measuring a Construct (2 of 2)

Find a test measuring a construct in your area of interest (you may use the Buros Mental Measurement website:

Note: Do not purchase a review of any test. You will use the Buros website to look up the name and brief description of a test and then conduct further research on your own about this test.

1. Provide a reference and brief description of this instrument

2. Find a study that employed this instrument and provide a reference for this study.

a. What construct did the study employ the instrument to assess?

b. Provide a summary description of what was found in this study using this instrument.

Cohen, J. R. & Swerdlik, E. M., Sturman, E. (2013). Psychological testing and assessment: An introduction to tests and measurements. (8th ed.). New York: McGraw Hill 

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