Scale Development: Theory and Applications / Edition 2

Scale Development: Theory and Applications / Edition 2

by Robert F. DeVellis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761926054

ISBN-13: 9780761926054

Pub. Date: 03/25/2003

Publisher: Sage Publications (CA)

Scale Development: Theory and Applications has helped students, practitioners, and researchers design and develop scales. In this updated version, DeVellis has expanded his coverage of factor analysis and has added a new chapter on item response theory. There are practical examples and exercises throughout the book.

Overview

Scale Development: Theory and Applications has helped students, practitioners, and researchers design and develop scales. In this updated version, DeVellis has expanded his coverage of factor analysis and has added a new chapter on item response theory. There are practical examples and exercises throughout the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761926054
Publisher:
Sage Publications (CA)
Publication date:
03/25/2003
Series:
Applied Social Research Methods Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
5.28(w) x 8.58(h) x 0.27(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Overview
Chapter 2: Understanding the "Latent Variable"
Chapter 3: Reliability
Chapter 4: Validity
Chapter 5: Guidelines in Scale Development
Chapter 6: Factor Analysis
Chapter 7: An Overview of Item Response Theory
Chapter 8: Measurement in the Broader Research Context

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