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Course Code: 
PCG 353
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Course Objectives: 
• To be able to understand the content and purposes of evaluating the individual • To be able to choose expedient valid and reliable tests and non-test techniques and to be able to apply them • To be able to grade the tests and non-test techniques applied to students, to transform raw score to standard scores and interpret them • To be able to report the results of tests and non-tests applied to students
Course Content: 

To make students acquire information about tests and non-tests techniques which are used to get to know the individual and his personal differences in psychology and education; To introduce non-test techniques used for getting to know the individual, tests of intelligence, personality, attitude and interest; To give nformation about their applications to the groups and individuals, To explain the reporting process of these tests.

Course Methodology: 
1.Lecture, 2. Question-Answer, 3.Discussion, 4.Group Study 5.Problem Solving 6.Project 7. Drama-Role Playing 8.Observation 9.Simulation 10.Exhibitiıon 11.Experiment 12.Case Analysis
Course Evaluation Methods: 
1. Essay 2.Multiple-choice 3.Fill in the blanks 4.True-False 5. Oral Examination 6. Rubric 7. Portfolio

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Evaluation Techniques
1) To be able to interpret th results of tests and non-test techniques and organize test report based on the sample test profiles 3,4 1,2,3,4,5,6 1,2,3 7
2) To be able to use writing format of reporting test and non-test technique 3,4 1,2,3,4,5,6 1,2,3 7
3) To be able to choose expedient tests and non-test techniques and apply them, and interpret their results 3,4 1,2,3,4,5,6 1,2,3 7
4) To be able to explain the significance of applying and reporting tests and non-test techniques in counseling 1,2,3,4,5,8,9 1,2,3,4,5,6 1,2,3 7
5) To be able to tell the factors affecting the purpose and process of evaluation based on  psychological and non-test techniques 1,2,3,4,5,8,9 1,2,3,4,5,6 1,2,3 7



Course Flow

Week Topics Preparation
1. The content and purposes of evaluating the individual (applying test and non-test techniques)  
2 The historical, cultural, legal and ethical dimensions of evaluation  
3 Factors affecting the evaluation process, the purpose and content of pre-interview during psychological evaluation  
4 Reliability, validity and practicality in tests  
5 Evaluation in pre-school education, success, skill, performance, portfolio, authentic evaluation  
6 Introduing diagnostic tests and test bataries: Intelligence, personality, neuropsycholocial evaluation  
7 Choosing expedient tests and non-test techniques and applying them  
8. Observation, other technqiues based on observation, rating sclaes, sample applications for interviewing technique


9. Questionnaire, otobiography, problem checklist, sociometry, who is it?  
10 Other techniques used to get to know the individual: Event investigation, home visits, bibliotherapy etc.  
11 Recognizing test and inventories based on development, Sample application of Gessel Development Intelligence Test, transforming raw scores into standard scores and interpreting them


12 Introducing visual-motor perception tests and sample applications, sample application of Bender Gestalt, its scoring and interpretation  
13 Sample applications  
14 Writing reports based on sample application and interpretation  



Recommended Sources

Required Textbook Kuzgun, Yıldız. Rehberlik ve Psikolojik Danışma. ÖSYM Yayınları.

Myrick, R. D. 1996. Developmental Guidance and Counseling: A Practical Approach.

Additional Textbooks Özyürek, Ragıp. 2012 Okullarda Psikolojik Danışma ve Rehberlik Uygulamaları El Kitabı. Pegem Yayıncılık.




Homework 2 30
Midterm 1 30
Final 1 40
Total 3 100
Contribution of Final Exam to Success Grade   40
Contribution of Term (Year) Learning Activities to Success Grade   60
Total   100



Course’s Contribution to Program

      1 2 3 4 5
  1 Having knowledge of past, basic though and principles of the PCG, and implementing PCG x        
  2 Comprehending meaning and importance of the coordination, consultation/consulting and supervision in the PCG field, and implementing them   x      
  3 Having knowledge of ethical rules accepted by national and international PCG associations, and implementing them       X  
  4 Learning to accept everyone as they are / with all kind of features by the multicultural approach     X    
  5 Learning theories/information about cultural awareness, cultural social justice, solution of conflicts, and other cultural behaviors; for development and health of human soul, mind and body, and implementing them   X      
  6 Learning theories related to the development, learning and personality development so as to facilitate positive development and wellness of individual for his/her life time, and implementing them     X    
  7 Understanding the environmental factors affecting normal and abnormal behaviors, psychopathology, disability conditions and crisis during his/her development process,   X      
  8 Learning and implementing the career consulting, processes, techniques and sources, career development and decision-making model so as to include those applied to certain groups in the global economy     X    
  9 Learning psychological consulting theories, being aware and use of intervention techniques suitable for counselees in practice X        
  10 Learning group process, roles and behaviors of group members, group working, therapeutic factors, and principles and techniques of group dynamics containing developmental stages X        



COURSE CATEGORY Lecture on Specialized Field
Activities Number Duration Total Work Load
Duration 15 2 30
Prestudy 15 2 30
Homework 1 5 5
Vize 1 5 5
Final 1 6 6
Total Workload     76
Total Workload / 25 (s)     3,1
ECTS Credit     3