COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


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Course Name
Industrial Psychology
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
PSY 305
Fall
3
2
3
7
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to introduce the essentials of psychological testing, technical and methodological principles, the developmental period and the current approaches in psychological measurement.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Students will learn the theories and principles underlying the organizational behavior in different organizitions and industries.
  • Students will have the theoric and applied knowledge required for evaluation, selection and training of the workers.
  • Students will learn the knowledge and skills required for making research in different work settings.
  • Students will be able to present solution strategies to different problems that might occur at individual, group or organizational level in the work settings.
Course Content The course has been designed to inform the students about the nature, aims and the use of psychological tests, historical development of psychological testing, social and ethical considerations in psychological testing, basic statistical concepts related to psychological measurement, norms and interpreting test scores, reliability in classical test theory and types of reliability and validity including basic concepts and types of validity studies.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction to Industrial Psychology and Organizational Ethics Aamodt,M.G.(2007) Industrial/Organizational Psychology; An Applied Approach (5th ed.), ThomsonWadsworth, USA
2 Job Analysis and Evaluation Aamodt,M.G.(2007) Industrial/Organizational Psychology; An Applied Approach (5th ed.), ThomsonWadsworth, USA
3 Job Analysis and Evaluation Aamodt,M.G.(2007) Industrial/Organizational Psychology; An Applied Approach (5th ed.), ThomsonWadsworth, USA
4 Employee Selection Aamodt,M.G.(2007) Industrial/Organizational Psychology; An Applied Approach (5th ed.), ThomsonWadsworth, USA
5 Evaluating Employees' Performance Aamodt,M.G.(2007) Industrial/Organizational Psychology; An Applied Approach (5th ed.), ThomsonWadsworth, USA
6 Evaluating Employees' Performance Aamodt,M.G.(2007) Industrial/Organizational Psychology; An Applied Approach (5th ed.), ThomsonWadsworth, USA
7 Midterm
8 Training Aamodt,M.G.(2007) Industrial/Organizational Psychology; An Applied Approach (5th ed.), ThomsonWadsworth, USA
9 Training Aamodt,M.G.(2007) Industrial/Organizational Psychology; An Applied Approach (5th ed.), ThomsonWadsworth, USA
10 Motivation Aamodt,M.G.(2007) Industrial/Organizational Psychology; An Applied Approach (5th ed.), ThomsonWadsworth, USA
11 Leadership Aamodt,M.G.(2007) Industrial/Organizational Psychology; An Applied Approach (5th ed.), ThomsonWadsworth, USA
12 Leadership Aamodt,M.G.(2007) Industrial/Organizational Psychology; An Applied Approach (5th ed.), ThomsonWadsworth, USA
13 Stress Management Aamodt,M.G.(2007) Industrial/Organizational Psychology; An Applied Approach (5th ed.), ThomsonWadsworth, USA
14 Overview of the term
15 Overview of the semester
16 Overview of the semester
Course Textbooks Book chapters outlined above and .ppt presentations.
References Erkus, A. (2003). Psikometri Uzerine Yazilar, Ankara: Turk Psikologlar Dernegi Yayinlari. Baykul, Y. (2000). Egitimde ve Psikolojide Olcme:Klasik Test Teorisi ve Uygulamasi, Ankara: OSYM Yayinlari. Hovardaoglu, S. (2000). Davranis Bilimleri Icin Arastirma Teknikleri, Ankara: Vega Basim Yayin. Anastasi, A. (1988) Psychological Testing, NewYork: Macmillan Publishing Company. Hovardaoglu, S. & Sezgin, N (1997). Egitimde Ve Psikolojide Olcme Standartlari, Anakara: Turk Psikologlar Dernegi ve OSYM Yayinlari. Tezbasaran, A. (1997). Likert Tipi Olcek Gelistirme Klavuzu, Ankara: Turk Psikologlar Dernegi Yayinlari. Ozguven, I. E. (1994). Psikolojik Testler, Ankara: Yeni Dogus Matbaasi.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
1
5
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
1
30
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
30
Final / Oral Exam
1
35
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
3
60
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
1
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
16
2
Field Work
1
30
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
30
Final / Oral Exam
1
35
    Total
175

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 To be able to assess psychological concepts and perspectives, interpret and evaluate data using scientific methods X
2 To be able to develop a curiosity and interest towards the mind and its phenomena, to possess a sense of critical and scientific reflexion and ability to analyze new information. X
3 Ability to make use of theoretical and applied knowledge in local and global levels. X
4 To have a basic knowledge of other disciplines that can contribute to psychology and to be able to make use of this knowledge X
5 To possess and value societal, scientific and ethical principles in collecting, interpreting and publishing psychological data X
6 To have knowledge of how psychology is positioned as a scientific discipline from a historical perspective, and to know with what methods it views behavioural and mental processes X
7 To be able to distinguish between the emphases of fundamental theories and perspectives of psychology (behavioural, biological, cognitive, evolutionary, social, developmental, humanistic, psychodynamic and sociocultural) and compare and express their differences and similarities, contributions and limitations X
8 The competence to share psychological knowledge based and qualitative and quantitative data with experts and lay people, using effective communication skills X
9 To have the awareness of interpersonal and societal problems and phenomena and adopt this awareness in psychological problems and researches. X
10 Competence to make use of applied and theoretical psychological knowledge to make contributions to industrial development and provide solutions to problems X
11 To possess essential knowledge of techniques and instrumentation for psychological measurement and evaluation X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest