~ Methods in Personnel ~

Spring 2017

 

Instructor: Dr. Stephen J. Vodanovich

Required Text: None

Office: Building 41 Room 220

Office HoursTuesday: 1:00 - 2:00;  Thursday: 2:00 - 5:00

 


 

~ Student Learning Objectives ~

 

Students will be able to:

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

      [Primarily assessed via a class participation/discussion, group work, final paper with delieverable]

      Relevant core areas: Content, Critical thinking, Communication


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

      [Primarily assessed via a class participation/discussion, group work]

      Relevant core areas: Content, Critical thinking, Communication, Project management

 

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

       [Primarily assessed via final presentation and paper with delieverable]

       Relevant core areas: Content, Critical thinking, Communication, Project management

4)   Consult with professionals in an organizational setting

      [Primarily assessed via final presentation and paper with delieverable]

      Relevant core areas: Content, Critical thinking, Communication, Project management

 

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

     [Primarily assessed via final presentation] 

     Relevant core areas:  Content, Critical thinking, Communication, Project management

 

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

      project.

     [Primarily assessed via final paper with delieverable]

     Relevant core areas:  Content, Critical thinking, Communication, Project management

 

 


 

 

~ 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
[Writing Task and KSA Statements; continued]
 

 

1/31

Analyzing and Using Job Analysis Information

[Task and KSA Ratings, Connecting Tasks and KSAs]

 

Job Analysis Booklet

 

 

2/7

 

Job Analysis Group & Individual Interviews

 

2/21

 

On Site Observation

 

 

2/28

 

Test Item Writing and Verification Process (Connecting items to KSAs)

 

Job Analysis Booklet

 

 

3/7

 

Small Group Work and Feedback Session

 

 

 

 

3/14

 

No Class -- Spring Break

 

 

 

 

3/21

 

Small Group Work and Feedback Session

 

 

 

3/28

 

Small Group Work and Feedback Session

 

 

 

 

4/4

 

Small Group Work and Feedback Session

 

 

 

 

4/11

 

 

Small Group Work and Feedback Session

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4/18

 

Final Presentations

 

 

 

 

4/25

 

Final Paper/Deliverable Due

 

 

 

~ Grading Criteria ~

        in the final grade.