Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.
Assessment in the Workplace
Testing and assessment are critical components of selection, recruitment, and training and development processes in any business or organization. Indentify an assessment that might be used by an I/O psychologist working in your industry (this may be an assessment that you have taken or one you are familiar with). Describe the intended purpose and population for this assessment. Evaluate the validity and reliability of this assessment. Do you think that the assessment is measuring what it is intended to measure? Identify at least two strengths and at least two weaknesses of the assessment.
Your initial post should be a minimum of 250-300 words. You must use at least one scholarly, peer-reviewed source that was published within the past five years and is cited according to APA guidelines as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
Guided Response: Review several of your classmates’ posts. Respond substantively to at least two of your peers who selected a different instruments. Describe how you might use their instruments in your industry.