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EDP 679   INTRODUCTION TO MEASUREMENT THEORY AND TECHNIQUES   (3 hours)
 
This is a measurement-oriented course that focuses on introducing measurement theory and techniques used in education and evaluation. Topics to be covered include, but are not limited to, measurement models, bivariate measures of association, norms, standardized score scales, scaling, reliability, validity, item analysis, factor analysis, confirmatory factor analysis, test construction for affective and cognitive instruments, Item Response Theory, and Rasch. The course aims to familiarize students with measurement terminology, possess a detailed strategy for constructing an instrument suitable for research purposes, become familiar with statistical procedures and software for implementing measurement techniques, gain requisite foundation of knowledge necessary to learn more complex measurement models, and become more critical of measurement presentations in academic journals and the mass media.
 
Prerequisite(s):   EDP/EPE 660, EPE 621, or equivalent
 
Same as EPE 679
 
Syllabi (Requires Link Blue/MyUK credentials)
 
Fall 2015
 
  Section 001 - Michael Toland (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
 
Fall 2014
 
  Section 001 - Michael Toland (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
 
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