1 edition of Measurement for the social sciences found in the catalog.
Measurement for the social sciences
John R. Rossiter
Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-166) and index.
|Statement||John R. Rossiter|
|LC Classifications||H62 .R6665 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 169 p. :|
|Number of Pages||169|
|ISBN 10||1441971572, 1441971580|
|ISBN 10||9781441971579, 9781441971586|
|LC Control Number||2010938285|
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Using clear explanations illustrated by examples from across the social and behavioral sciences, this engaging text prepares students to make effective decisions about the selection, administration, scoring, interpretation, and development of measurement by: Measurement in the Social Sciences: The Link Between Theory and Data 1st Edition by Richard Zeller (Author)Cited by: This book proposes a revolutionary new theory of construct measurement – called C-OAR-SE – for the social sciences.
The acronym is derived from the following key elements: construct definition; object representation; attribute classification; rater entity identification; selection of. Measurement in the Social Sciences book. Measurement in the Social Sciences. DOI link for Measurement in the Social Sciences.
Measurement in the Social Sciences book. By Hubert M. Blalock. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 8 Cited by: This book proposes a revolutionary new theory of construct measurement – called C-OAR-SE – for the social sciences.
The acronym is derived from the following key elements: construct definition; object representation; attribute classification; rater entity identification; selection of item type; enumeration and : Springer New York. The book argues that the psychometric approach has resulted in many misleading findings in the social sciences and has led to erroneous acceptance – or rejection – of many of our main theories and hypotheses, and that the C-OAR-SE approach to measurement would correct this massive problem.
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