Methods in Personnel

Spring 2012

 

Instructor: Dr. Stephen J. Vodanovich

Text(s): None

 


 

~ Primary Learning Objectives ~

 

Students will be able to:

1)   Demonstrate knowledge of many of the techniques and methods in personnel psychology

2)  Work with other group members to plan and organize an applied intervention

3)   Select and apply a variey of personnel methods within an organization

4)   Consult with professionals in an organizational setting

5)  Develop and give formal presentations in a format applicable for non-academic audiences

6)  Generate a detailed final product that summarizes and critiques the applied activities of your consulting

      project

 


~ Approximate Timeline ~

Date

                                                 

                                                 Topic

Slides

 

1/10

Introduction/Overview

Basics of Consultation [e.g., sources of information, issues, project planning, proposal writing]

 

1/17

 

Collecting Information on Job Tasks and Employee Qualifications

[Writing Task and KSA Statements]

 

1/24

Analyzing and Using Job Analysis Information

[Task and KSA Ratings, Connecting Tasks and KSAs]

 

Job Analysis Booklet

 

 

1/31

 

Job Analysis Group & Individual Interviews

 

2/7

 

On Site Observation

 

 

2/14

 

Test Item Writing and Verification Process

 

Job Analysis Booklet

 

2/21

 

Small Group Work and Feedback Session

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2/28

Small Group Work and Feedback Session

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3/7

Small Group Work and Feedback Session

3/14
No Class --- Spring Break
 

 

3/21

 

Small Group Work and Feedback Session

 

 

 

11/28

 

Small Group Work and Feedback Session

 

 

4/4
Small Group Work and Feedback Session
 
4/11
No Class --- SIOP Conference
 
4/18
Final Presentations
 

 

4/22

 

Final Paper Due

 

 

 

~ Grading Criteria ~

 

        in the final grade.