The Resource Survey scales : a guide to development, analysis, and reporting, Robert L. Johnson, Grant B. Morgan

Survey scales : a guide to development, analysis, and reporting, Robert L. Johnson, Grant B. Morgan

Label
Survey scales : a guide to development, analysis, and reporting
Title
Survey scales
Title remainder
a guide to development, analysis, and reporting
Statement of responsibility
Robert L. Johnson, Grant B. Morgan
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
Dewey number
300.72/3
Index
index present
LC call number
HM538
LC item number
.J64 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Survey scales : a guide to development, analysis, and reporting, Robert L. Johnson, Grant B. Morgan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1. Scales in Surveys -- Introduction -- An Overview of the Survey Scale Development Process -- Attitudes, Knowledge, and Behaviors -- Key Qualities of a Survey Scale: Reliability and Validity -- Further Reading -- Chapter Exercises -- 2. Adopting or Adapting an Existing Scale -- Introduction -- Reviewing Potential Instruments for Adoption or Adaptation -- The Mental Measurements Yearbook: A Source for Reviews of Instruments -- Plagiarism and Copyright Infringement -- Further Reading -- Chapter Exercises -- 3. Establishing a Framework for the Development of a Survey Scale -- Introduction -- Elements and Format -- Functions of the Conceptual Framework in the Development of a Survey Scale -- Construction of a Conceptual Framework -- Further Reading -- Chapter Exercises -- 4. Item-Writing Guidelines -- Introduction -- Addressing Relevance -- Addressing Audience -- Addressing Language -- Addressing Item Structure -- Addressing Conventions -- Guidelines Specific to Item Type -- Number of Items -- Further Reading -- Chapter Exercises -- 5. Development of Response Scales -- Introduction -- Length of the Item Response Scale -- Numeric and Verbal Response Labels -- The Questionable Middle Position -- Further Reading -- Chapter Exercises -- 6. Formatting and Reviewing -- Introduction -- Survey Format and Administration Method -- Item Formats Specific to Administration Methods -- Complete Reviews and a Pilot of the Survey Scale -- Further Reading -- Chapter Exercises -- 7. Analysis of Survey Scale Data -- Introduction -- Levels of Measurement -- Frequencies -- Measures of Central Tendency -- Measures of Variability -- Measures of Association -- Obtaining Descriptive Statistics -- Further Reading -- Chapter Exercises -- 8. Investigating Scale Quality -- Introduction -- Field Testing -- Response Distributions: Item Quality -- Investigating Reliability -- Investigating Validity -- Further Reading -- Chapter Exercises -- 9. Factor Analysis -- Introduction -- General Purposes and Processes Associated with Factor-Analytic Procedures -- Testing Assumptions -- Dimensionality -- Extraction: Principal Axis Factoring -- Determining the Number of Factors (Model Selection) -- Rotation -- How to Interpret Factor Solutions -- Calculating Factor Scores -- Sample Size -- Steps after EFA -- How to Obtain an EFA Model -- Further Reading -- Chapter Exercises -- 10. Documenting the Development of the Survey Scale -- Introduction -- Determining the Need for a Data Display -- Developing Tables -- Table Structure -- Table Data -- Developing Graphs -- Structure of a Graph -- Organization of Data in a Graph -- Narrative about Table or Graph -- Concluding Thoughts -- Further Reading -- Chapter Exercises -- Appendix. Analysis of Data: Inferential Statistics -- Introduction -- Sampling -- Inferential Statistics -- Inferential Procedures -- Nonparametric Inferential Statistics -- Further Reading -- Appendix Exercises -- Sample Solutions to Chapter Exercises -- Glossary of Key Terms -- References -- Author Index -- Subject Index -- About the Authors
Control code
yb23564090
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781462526994
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b35063373
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ybp13064141

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