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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Education
OfferedClayton Second semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Clayton Second semester 2011 (Evening)
Hong Kong Term 1 2011 (Off-campus)
Hong Kong Term 3 2011 (Off-campus)
Singapore Term 1 2011 (Off-campus)
Singapore Term 3 2011 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Mr John Jakupi (Off-campus); Mrs Alexandra Kambouropoulos (on-campus); Dr Brett Furlonger (Off-shore, Hong Kong/Singapore)


The unit will introduce the principles of construction, administration and interpretation of measures of assessment relevant to counsellors. Formal and informal assessment measures will be looked at and some practical experience in their administration will be gained.


The objectives of this unit are:

  • to gain an understanding of the principles of test construction;
  • to understand the differences between standardised tests and informal inventories and their various uses;
  • to gain experience in the administration and interpretation of measures of self-esteem, non-verbal intelligence, career development and special ability tests.


Assessment Plan 4000 words (50%)
Assessment Report 4000 words (50%)

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Brett Furlonger

Contact hours

3 hours per week