Introduction to Measurement Theory

Introduction to Measurement Theory

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Introduction to Measurement Theory bridges the gap between texts that offer a mathematically rigorous treatment of the statistical properties of measurement and ones that discuss the topic in a basic, cookbook fashion. Without overwhelming novices or boring the more mathematically sophisticated, the authors effectively cover the construction of psychological tests and the interpretation of test scores and scales; critically examine classical true-score theory; and explain theoretical assumptions and modern measurement models, controversies, and developments. Practical applications, examples, and study questions facilitate a better understanding of the uses and limitations of common measures of test reliability and validity and how to perform the basic item analysis necessary for test construction.Anderson (1973) examined a subset of the items in the Verbal Scholastic Aptitude Test for their fit to Rascha#39;s model. ... were systematically examined for an intelligence test used by the Australian army and navy for screening recruits.

Title:Introduction to Measurement Theory
Author:Mary J. Allen, Wendy M. Yen
Publisher:Waveland Press - 2001-12-14


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