The Problems of Applying Psychological, Educational and Political Measurement Instruments in light of the Prevalence of the Corona virus (COVID-19) Cover Image

The Problems of Applying Psychological, Educational and Political Measurement Instruments in light of the Prevalence of the Corona virus (COVID-19)
The Problems of Applying Psychological, Educational and Political Measurement Instruments in light of the Prevalence of the Corona virus (COVID-19)

Author(s): Boshra A. Arnout, Khalid J. Jasim, Zeyad S. Al-Dabbagh
Subject(s): Education, Psychology, Government/Political systems, School education, Higher Education , Clinical psychology, Behaviorism, Health and medicine and law
Published by: EDIS- Publishing Institution of the University of Zilina
Keywords: COVID-19; applying instruments; psychological measurement; educational measurement; decisionmakers; public opinion measurement; attitudes measurement; online applying instruments;

Summary/Abstract: The current study aimed to identify the problems and solutions of applying psychological and educational measurement tools. Also, it measures attitudes and public opinion in light of the prevalence of Coronavirus’s disease worldwide. Given the importance of psychological, educational and public opinions tests at the present time, in addition to psychometrics in its various aspects has become a necessity for communication, making decisions, counseling and therapeutic The study results recommend adopting the online application method in light of the prevalence of the deadly COVID-19, because these solutions will encourage the continuation of the scientific research and the educational process wheel. Consequently, the disease does not stop the continuation of our lives worldwide. Also, this study recommends the necessity of applying the tools of psychological and educational online evaluation in order to prevent transmission of COVID-19 infection among students to each other and their teachers, and between researchers. It also sheds light on an alternative evaluation tool by the online application of psychological measurement tools to be placed in the ethical code for psychologists involved in the American Psychological Association, as it is a client’s right to preserve his life from risks. This is in addition to placing the necessity of online instruments application method within the ethics of scientific research, which represents one of the rights of the participants in terms of preserving their lives against environmental risks. Moreover, the findings recommend the necessity of studying public opinion and attitudes by online questionnaires.

  • Issue Year: 6/2020
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 23-32
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: English