SPCL 3600 Psychoeducational Tests and Measurements

3 hours; 3 credits

This course introduces and reviews the current science of psychoeducational tests and measures, with a focus on commonly used assessments in the field of education, psychology, and related settings, and on how these assessments are used to support student learning, development of interventions, and programmatic evaluations. This includes individual assessment of intelligence, personality, achievement, adaptive behaviors, and specific skills, as well as groupwise assessments designed for classrooms and schools. Test construction, statistics, measurement theory, and interpretation of standardized testing data. Reliability and validity, principles of psychometric theory, and development of norms and norm-referenced assessments will be discussed.


The City University reserves the right, because of changing conditions, to make modifications of any nature in academic programs and requirements of the university and its constituent colleges without advanced notice. Students are advised to consult regularly with college and department counselors concerning their programs of study.

Access the college's current and recent course bulletins.