An introduction to basic principles, concepts, theoretical assumptions, and various assessment approaches from both historical and contemporary perspectives, as well as factors influencing appraisal. Emphasis on validity, reliability, and analysis of psychometric data will be contrasted with more subjective, existential, and phenomenologically grounded approaches to understanding people. Students will learn to write reports based on information gathered from interviews, projective strategies and other data sources.

Lecture Hours: 3.00 Lab Hours: 0Total Hours: 3.00