Psychology 712

Spring 2006


Graduate Catalog Entry

PSY 712 - 3 credits
Standardized Tests and Measurements
Principles of evaluating and constructing psychological tests using psychometric theory and behavioral assessment methodology. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.


Syllabus Syllabus
Office Hours

Wednesday 1:20 - 2:20 (CBC B346)
Friday 2:30 - 4:00 (BEH 102)
And by appointment

Student Contact Information Email Dr. Barchard to have this sent to you.
Project 1 Labs

Final Project
Part A
Part B
Project 1 Bonus #1 Teaching or Research Website
Project 1 Bonus #2 Personal Website

Project 1 Additional Materials Practical Advice for Conducting Ethical Online Data Collection (If you have forgotten the password, email Kim)
Example Debriefing Scoring Key

Before the UNLV started using a template
Sample Consent Form A (for Dr. Barchard's Project 2 data)
Sample Consent Form B (for Emotions and Personality study)
After UNLV started using a template
Sample Consent Form B (Subject Pool Demographics Questions)


Example Debriefing Form 1 (on Stroop Effect)
Example Debriefing Form 2 (for Dr. Barchard's Project 2 data)


Sample IRB Proposals

Old format Subject Pool Supervised 2 sessions
  Subject Pool Unsupervised 1 session
  Internet Advertising Unsupervised 1 session
Sum 05 format Subject Pool Prescreening Survey 1 session


Project 2 Labs

Background Labs
Overview & Final Report
Part A
Part B
Part C
Part D
Project 2 Bonus

Project 2 Additional Materials

Example Factor Analysis Table
Example Factor Analysis Write-up (pay attention to Results of Initial Factor Analysis, page 10; factor analyiss results in Table 8; descriptions of factors in Table 9)
Parallel Analysis Part 1
Parallel Analysis Part 2
MAP Test
Selecting the Optimal Rotation

Data for Background Labs

Research Data
(Using Internet Explorer, right click on the Research Data, select "Save As", and save this data to your floppy disk.)
Recoded Research Data

Dr. Barchard's Data for Project 2

Class Project Study Description
Project 2 Data

Supplemental Materials: Descriptions of Measures
Descriptions of Dr. Barchards Seven Measures


Quiz 1 Take Home Bonus (revised) Quiz 1 M.C. Items Quiz 1 Answers
Quiz 2 Take Home Bonus Quiz 2 M.C. Items Quiz 2 Answers
Quiz 3 Take Home Bonus   Quiz 3 Answers
Data Entry Bonus Data Entry Template    


Online Research
Research Interests