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Archived Version 2019 - 2020

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NFQ level 9 Credit Rating 5
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Compatibles None
Incompatibles None

This module has two key aims. First, it is designed to develop understanding and skill in the administration, use and application of psychometric testing in the workplace. The module is also designed to support the development of analytic skills in quantitative and qualitative analysis with the view to supporting dissertation completion for HR517.

Learning Outcomes

1. Develop an understanding of the application of psychometric testing in the workplace
2. Develop skills in administering and providing feedback on psychometric testing of cognitive ability and aptitude in the workplace
3. Apply research methods knowledge to the analysis of quantitative and/or qualitative data

Workload Full-time hours per semester
Type Hours Description
Workshop93 x Analytics workshops
Workshop162 day TUA workshop in psychometrics
Independent Study10Pre TUA workshop preparation
Independent Study60Completion of Psychometric Testing Professional Portfolio
Independent Study20Reading and Preparation for Analytics Workshops
Assignment Completion10Completion and submission of analysis plan
Total Workload: 125

All module information is indicative and subject to change. For further information,students are advised to refer to the University's Marks and Standards and Programme Specific Regulations at: http://www.dcu.ie/registry/examinations/index.shtml

Indicative Content and Learning Activities

Test User Ability accreditation workshop
Attendance and participation in TUA training

Qualitative Analysis Workshop
Skills based workshop designed to support qualitative analysis for dissertation research

Quantitative Analysis Workshop
Skills based workshop designed to support quantitative analysis for dissertation research

Dissertation Workshop
Interactive, discussion based workshop designed to support dissertation write up and completion

Analysis Plan
Completion of a one page plan for dissertation analysis

Assessment Breakdown
Continuous Assessment% Examination Weight%
Course Work Breakdown
TypeDescription% of totalAssessment Date
Reassessment Requirement
Resit arrangements are explained by the following categories;
1 = A resit is available for all components of the module
2 = No resit is available for 100% continuous assessment module
3 = No resit is available for the continuous assessment component
Indicative Reading List

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