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3315 Attendance Exams & Exercises Grades Outcomes Policies Schedule

Course Student Learning Outcomes (CSLOs)
By the end of this course, students should be able to recognize, list, describe, or discuss:
Activities Where Students Demonstrate CSLO or PSLOs Program Student Learning Outcomes (PSLOs)*
Stages of strategic planning process

How strategy relates to HR practices

Strategy Summary
PSLO 1, 2, & 4
Constitution, laws, Executive Orders, regulations, and case law that affects employment decision making

Agencies that monitor compliance with EEO and affirmative action

Disparate treatment and disparate impact

Legal Presentation
PSLO 1, 3, & 4
Uses, sources, and legal expectations for work analysis information

Information gathered/reported in a generic work analysis

O*NET system

Job Description Presentation
PSLO 1, 2, & 4
Examples of internal and external recruiting sources

Selection Presentation
PSLO 1, 2, & 4
Basic statistics and levels of measurement, including examples

Definition of reliability and validity and operational strategies to assess them

Exam PSLO 1 & 2
Pros and cons of alternative procedures as applied to selection process 

Strategies for combining predictor scores.

Terminology and procedures to assess the utility of selection techniques

Selection Presentation
PSLO 1, 2, & 4
Key components in a basic model of the training process

Characteristics, advantages/disadvantages of various training techniques 

Training evaluation designs and types of criteria
Training Project
PSLO 1, 2, & 4
*APA - Undergraduate Psychology Program Student Learning Outcomes (PSLOs- Adopted by MU Psychology 5/11/15)

Goal 1: Knowledge Base in Psychology:  “Students should demonstrate fundamental knowledge and comprehension of the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, historical trends, and empirical findings to discuss how psychological principles apply to behavioral problems.”  

Goal 2: Scientific Inquiry and Critical Thinking:  “The skills in this domain involve the development of scientific reasoning and problem solving, including effective research methods.”  

Goal 3: Ethical and Social Responsibility in a Diverse World:  “The skills in this domain involve the development of ethically and socially responsible behaviors for professional and personal settings in a landscape that involves increasing diversity.”  

Goal 4: Communication:  “Students should demonstrate competence in writing and in oral and interpersonal communication skills.”   

Goal 5: Professional Development:  “The emphasis in this goal is on application of psychology-specific content and skills, effective self-reflection, project-management skills, teamwork skills, and career preparation.”

Source:  American Psychological Association. (2013).  APA guidelines for the undergraduate psychology major: Version 2.0. Retrieved from http://www.apa.org/ed/precollege/undergrad/index.aspx