Study programme 2020-2021Français
Psychometrics and Edumetrics
Programme component of Bachelor's in Psychology and Education: General (Charleroi (Hor. décalé)) à la Faculty of Psychology and Education

Students are asked to consult the ECTS course descriptions for each learning activity (AA) to know what special Covid-19 assessment methods are possibly planned for the end of Q3

CodeTypeHead of UE Department’s
contact details
UP-B3-BAGENE-007-CCompulsory UEHUET KathyP362 - Métrologie et Sciences du langage
  • HUET Kathy

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Français
Français151500044.001st term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
P-SMSL-219Test Construction Theories1510000Q1
P-SMSL-221Psychometrics and Edumetrics (practicals)05000Q1
Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the theoretical and methodological fundamentals in psychology and educational sciences to analyse a situation involving these disciplines
    • Describe the principles of methodological approaches (objectives, methods, techniques and tools) to understand and explain the functioning of individuals, groups and organisations
  • Understand the fundamentals of intervention
    • Identify the type of intervention, with reference to a theoretical framework, including the choice of appropriate tools to be implemented based on the analysis of a well-defined situation
  • Provide clear, accurate, and reasoned information
    • Summarise the contributions of different sources to justify an opinion or decision
    • Write bibliographic references and results of statistical analysis in a standardised way (according to APA standards)
    • Structure data gathered during the analysis of an intervention request
    • Provide information (both orally and in writing) regarding the fields of psychology and educational sciences in an intelligible manner, with a good command of the language communication techniques.
  • Collaborate, work in a team
    • Interact effectively with other students to carry out collaborative projects.
    • Demonstrate active listening and empathy in the context of an interpersonal situation
    • Identify and appropriately implement the different ways of working in a group
  • Grow personally and professionally
    • Develop their scientific curiosity and open-mindedness

Learning Outcomes of UE

The student will be able to manipulate the basic concepts of the field of the measure / evaluation / testing :  (1) to be capable of judging methodological choices, of identifying instruments / procedures of value, of adopting an attitude of constructive criticism, of approaching the courses connected to this one.
(2) to be capable of building a measuring instrument presenting all the quality criteria inherent to this type of tool.

Content of UE

 Brief history of the measure of the human mind / Basic principle of the measure of the human mind/Notion of variability of the behaviors / scales of measure: nominal scales, ordinales scales, scales of interval and scales of ratio / Notion of "test": Criteria of qualification of a test: technical, methodological criteria and epistemological / The theory of the True Scores / Test Reliability and Validity / Items analysis : Difficulty, Discriminativity, Reliability, validity / Introduction to Strong True-score Theories and to Latent-Trait Models.

Prior Experience

Basis in statistics

Type of Assessment for UE in Q1

  • Presentation and/or works
  • Written examination
  • eTest

Q1 UE Assessment Comments

AA1 : Written examination = 70% AA2 : Project = 30%

Type of Assessment for UE in Q2

  • Presentation and/or works
  • Written examination
  • Practical test

Q2 UE Assessment Comments

AA1 : Written examination = 70% AA2 : Project = 30%

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Presentation and/or works
  • Written examination
  • Practical Test
  • eTest

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

AA1 : Written examination = 70% AA2 : Project = 30%

Type of Resit Assessment for UE in Q1 (BAB1)

  • N/A

Q1 UE Resit Assessment Comments (BAB1)

Not applicable

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
  • Cours magistraux
  • Exercices dirigés
  • Utilisation de logiciels
  • Démonstrations
  • Travaux pratiques

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Face to face
  • Mixed
  • Mixed

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
P-SMSL-219Available from Moodle :
Copies of slides Exercices
P-SMSL-221Working documents available on Moodle

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
P-SMSL-219Not applicable
P-SMSL-221Not applicable

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
P-SMSL-219Laveault, D. et Grégoire, J. (2002). Introduction aux théories des tests en psychologie et en sciences de l'éducation (2 éd.). Bruxelles : De Boeck.
P-SMSL-221Not applicable
(*) HT : Hours of theory - HTPE : Hours of in-class exercices - HTPS : hours of practical work - HD : HMiscellaneous time - HR : Hours of remedial classes. - Per. (Period), Y=Year, Q1=1st term et Q2=2nd term
Date de génération : 09/07/2021
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