This unit covers the scientist/practitioner model as the epistemological engine of evidence-based practice. Principles of measurement, psychometrics, assessment and evaluation inform a review of theory and models relevant to vocational assessment. Associated tools and strategies are profiled. Application of thinking processes, procedural steps, and tools are integrated into case study and simulation activities.
2-hr lecture/week, 1-hr tutorial/week
online tests (10%), case study (30%), skill clinic project (35%), tutorials (25%)