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Psychological Testing and Assessment

| June 24, 2019

Research the historical connections and trends in the field of psychology of the following dyads: (1) Sir Francis Galton to James McKeen Cattell, and (2) Alfred Binet to Lewis Terman. Compare and contrast the relationship between both sets of key figures and the milestones they facilitated in the history of tests and measurements. What were […]

Ethical and Professional Conflicts in Correctional Psychology

| June 24, 2019

Review vignette 3 from the following article: Ethical and Professional Conflicts in Correctional Psychology After you have read the vignette, answer the following questions in a 2- to 3-page paper: Should the evaluation, which is requested by the warden, be completed? Why or why not? Would your answer change if the psychologist were not a […]

Agendas, Alternatives, and Public Policies

| June 24, 2019

Agenda building is often the first step in your policy practice tasks. Building a solid agenda may well determine the success of the development of a policy proposal and may also determine your success in placing an issue in front of a decision maker. For this Assignment, you evaluate the accuracy of the Kingdon model […]

Identification and Measurement of Variables

| June 24, 2019

Research Question: How does the military lifestyle during a time of war, affect the social development of children in military families. 1. Identification of Variables At this point in the semester, you have learned about the different types of variables a social work researcher might include in developing a research study. In this assignment you […]

Challenges Related to Confidentiality

| June 24, 2019

Maintaining client confidentiality might be assumed in counseling; however, in actual practice, providing confidentiality may be more challenging than it initially appears. Certain restrictions apply to maintaining confidentiality in specific cases. For example, counselors working with a group, families, or minors cannot assure their clients’ absolute confidentiality. Understanding when confidentiality applies in the counseling profession […]

The Meyer-Allen Instrument

| June 24, 2019

As an organizational consultant for Walden Sports, it may be your responsibility to decide on appropriate instruments to measure various organizational constructs. In this week’s Discussion, you used your observations to identify constructs of organizational commitment. Now, you want to learn how to build competencies. You need to objectively measure the organizational commitment construct to […]

The Canadian labor movement

| June 24, 2019

Purpose – The goal of the assignment is to help students develop the skills required to understand the scholarly writing on labour. For this assignment, the amount of material students are required to handle is relatively small, but what is required is that students show a command of the material. The assignment also challenges students […]

Contributions to I/O Psychology

| June 24, 2019

In this assignment, you will investigate the significant role of each founding father of industrial/organizational psychology, as well as come to understand the important role that industrial/organizational psychologists play as both researcher and practitioner and the importance of research and statistics in the field. Complete the Contributions to I/O Psychology worksheet. Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper comparing […]

Beyond Bias: Methods for Fairness in Testing

| June 24, 2019

In the unit readings from your Psychological Testing and Assessment text, you read about misconceptions regarding test bias and test fairness, two terms that are often incorrectly considered synonymous. While questions regarding test bias have been addressed through technical means, issues with test fairness are tied to values. The text attempts to define test fairness […]

Child Abuse

| June 24, 2019

More than three million children are reported as abused each year and 500,000 children currently reside in foster care (Spaid & Fraser, 1991). Clearly, there is room for significant improvement in preventing child maltreatment. Based on the readings for this unit, critically analyze the historical provisions made to curtail a specific type of child abuse […]

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