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Title:
Scale development : theory and applications / Robert F. DeVellis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Author(s):
Uniform title:
Applied social research methods series ; v. 26.
Edition:
Fourth edition.
Imprint:
Los Angeles : SAGE, [2017]
Description:
xvii, 262 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
ISBN:
9781506341569
150634156X
Subject(s):
Series:
Applied social research methods series ; 26
Summary:
"In the Fourth Edition of Scale Development, Robert F. DeVellis demystifies measurement by emphasizing a logical rather than strictly mathematical understanding of concepts. The text supports readers in comprehending newer approaches to measurement, comparing them to classical approaches, and grasping more clearly the relative merits of each. This edition addresses new topics pertinent to modern measurement approaches and includes additional exercises and topics for class discussion."--Publisher description.
Bibliography, etc. note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted contents note
Overview
Understanding the latent variable
Reliability
Validity
Guidelines in scale development
Factor analysis
An overview of item response theory
Measurement in the broader research context.
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Olin College Library H61.27 .D48 2017 Library Shelves - BOOK on loan 2018-07-04


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