Psychometric Theory / Edition 3 available in Hardcover
The classic text is Psychometric Theory. Like the previous edition, this text is designed as a comprehensive text in measurement for researchers and for use in graduate courses in psychology, education and areas of business such as management and marketing. It is intended to consider the broad measurement problems that arise in these areas and is written for a reader who needs only a basic background in statistics to comprehend the material. It also combines classical procedures that explain variance with modern inferential procedures.
Table of Contents
PART ONE: INTRODUCTIONCHAPTER 1: Introduction
PART TWO: STATISTICAL FOUNDATIONSCHAPTER 2: Traditional Approaches to ScalingCHAPTER 3: ValidityCHAPTER 4: Elements of Statistical Description and EstimationCHAPTER 5: Linear Combinations, Partial Correlation, Multiple Correlation, and Multiple Regression
PART THREE: CONSTRUCTION OF MULTI-ITEM MEASURESCHAPTER 6: The Theory of Measurement ErrorCHAPTER 7: The Assessment of ReliabilityCHAPTER 8: Construction of Conventional TestsCHAPTER 9: Special Problems in Classical Test Theory
PART FOUR: FACTOR ANALYSISCHAPTER 10: Recent Developments in Test TheoryCHAPTER 11: Factor Analysis I: The General Model and Variance CondensationsCHAPTER 12: Exploratory Factory Analysis II: Rotation and other TopicsCHAPTER 13: Conformatory Factor Analysis
PART FIVE: ADDITIONAL STATISTICAL MODELS, CONCEPTS AND ISSUESCHAPTER 14: Profile Analysis, Discriminant Analysis and Multidimensional ScalingCHAPTER 15: The Analysis of Categorical Data, Binary Classification, and Alternatives tooGeometric Representations