Teaching

Psychological Assessment and Individual Differences

Current Courses

Prof. Dr. Alexander Freund

Doctoral colloquium Psychology and Self-regulation


Diskussion aktueller Promotionsvorhaben

Ziel: Fachbezogene Weiterbildung (vertiefende Expertise in der Konzeption, Planung und Durchführung empirischer Forschungsprojekte)

Cognitive abilities, creativity, and personality (FSL)


This course aims at providing an introduction into selected theories, models, and empirical findings of research in the realms of intelligence, creativity, and personality.

Participants will be asked to prepare a specific topic (only individual contributions) and present their findings at a simulated “research conference”.

The presentation and a written essay (description and evaluation of own "project") will be scored 50% each for course credit.

The entire course will be held in English.

Ziel: Learning how to search scientific data bases

Processing and integrating empirical research findings

Considering an interdisciplinary perspective

Understanding and evaluating theoretical methods and models

Improving presentation skills

Using English as a scientific language

Advanced Differential Psychology


After a short introduction to meta-analysis as a research method, we will

deal with a selection of (published) meta-analyses covering various topics from the (very broad) realm of individual differences.

Test Theory


Selected Topics in Psychology: Assessment Issues


The goals of this course are to

- give an overview on psychometric models applicable to (quantitative) survey response data

- develop and conduct an online survey

- utilize standard software (R) to model empirical survey response data

Ziel: Upon the completion of this course, students should have accomplished the following / be able to:

- Acquire knowledge on how to design, implement and conduct survey studies

- Consider how to model survey response data using conceptually different psychometric models

- Gain practical software skills

- Gain academic writing skills

Further information about courses you will find in our academic portal myStudy.