FACULTY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

Department of Psychology

PSY 305 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Industrial Psychology
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
PSY 305
Fall
3
0
3
7

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course Discussion
Q&A
Application: Experiment / Laboratory / Workshop
Lecture / Presentation
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;
  • Will be able to learn the theories and principles underlying the organizational behavior in different organizations and industries.
  • Will be able to have the theoric and applied knowledge required for evaluation, selection and training of the workers.
  • Will be able to learn the knowledge and skills required for making research in different work settings.
  • Will be able to have knowledge about secure organizational climate.
  • Will be able to learn the cultural differences in industrial and organizational psychology practices.
Course Description 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 Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Defining Industrial and Organizational Psychology Landy, F.J., & Conte, J.M. (2015). Work in the 21st Century: An Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology (5th ed.). Chapter 1.pp.1-40
2 Methods in Industrial and Organizational Psychology Landy, F.J., & Conte, J.M. (2015). Work in the 21st Century: An Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology (5th ed.). Chapter 1.pp.47-111
3 Individual Differences and Assessment Landy, F.J., & Conte, J.M. (2015). Work in the 21st Century: An Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology (5th ed.). Chapter 2.pp.81-143
4 Individual Differences and Assessment Landy, F.J., & Conte, J.M. (2015). Work in the 21st Century: An Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology (5th ed.). Chapter 2.pp.81-143
5 Job Analysis and Performance Landy, F.J., & Conte, J.M. (2015). Work in the 21st Century: An Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology (5th ed.). Chapter 2.pp.143-183
6 Performance Appraisal Landy, F.J., & Conte, J.M. (2015). Work in the 21st Century: An Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology (5th ed.). Chapter 2.pp.183-225
7 Performance Appraisal Landy, F.J., & Conte, J.M. (2015). Work in the 21st Century: An Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology (5th ed.). Chapter 2.pp.183-225
8 Training and Evaluation Landy, F.J., & Conte, J.M. (2015). Work in the 21st Century: An Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology (5th ed.). Chapter 2.pp.257-297
9 Training and Evaluation Landy, F.J., & Conte, J.M. (2015). Work in the 21st Century: An Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology (5th ed.). Chapter 2.pp.257-297
10 Midterm exam
11 Stres Employee Well-being Landy, F.J., & Conte, J.M. (2015). Work in the 21st Century: An Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology (5th ed.). Chapter 3.pp.369-413.
12 Leadership Landy, F.J., & Conte, J.M. (2015). Work in the 21st Century: An Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology (5th ed.). Chapter 3.pp.441-483.
13 Presentations on Job Analysis Projects
14 Presentations on Job Analysis Projects
15 Review of the Semester
16 Final exam

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

Landy, F.J., & Conte, J.M. (2015). Work in the 21st Century: An Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology. 5th Edition. John Wiley & Sons.

ISBN-10: 1118976274

ISBN-13: 978-1118976272  

Suggested Readings/Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
1
30
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
30
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
2
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: '.16.' x total hours)
16
0
Study Hours Out of Class
14
2
28
Field Work
1
35
35
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
0
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
0
Presentation / Jury
0
Project
0
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
1
44
44
Final Exam
1
55
55
    Total
210

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To have knowledge of basic concepts, theories, approaches (behavioral, biological, cognitive, evolutionary, social, developmental, statistical, humanistic, psychodynamic, and socio-cultural), and current applications specific to the field of psychology by using current course materials and instruments.

2

To have basic knowledge and skills about the applications in the different subfields of psychology.

X
3

To have basic knowledge about the testing and measurement instruments used in different subfields of psychology and basic level skill that does not require expertise in carrying out applications in different subfields of psychology.

X
4

To make use of other disciplines that may contribute to psychology and have basic knowledge about the contribution of psychology to these disciplines.

5

To have cumulative knowledge about the position of psychology as a scientific discipline in Turkey, the conducted research, applications and problems encountered from past to present in the field of psychology.

6

To have the competence to conduct a research individually and/or as a team using the knowledge acquired in the field of psychology, interpret the findings obtained by using scientific problem solving and critical thinking approaches.

X
7

To have the ability to construct a research hypothesis, create a research design, collect data, analyze it, report it in a scientific writing format, and interpret it by using basic knowledge related to testing and measurement, research methods, and statistics acquired in the field of psychology.

8

To have the competence to share the theoretical and applied knowledge acquired in the field of psychology with the experts and lay people by using the required information and communication technologies in scientific studies and events that benefit the society.

9

To have knowledge of the relevant professional and ethical values ​​in the domains of psychology and respect individual differences and human rights in research and practices related to psychology.

X
10

To constantly renew herself/himself professionally by following both national and international publications in the field of psychology, the developments in testing and measurement instruments and software programs used in the discipline.

11

To establish written and verbal communication with experts and lay people by using both Turkish and English.

12

To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise.

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

 


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