Psychology 712

Spring 2009

 

Graduate Catalog Entry

PSY 712 - 3 credits
Psychometrics
Principles of evaluating and constructing psychological tests using psychometric theory and behavioral assessment methodology. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

 

Syllabus Syllabus
Office Hours Friday 2:30 - 4:00 CBC B135 and by appointment
Student Contact Information Email Dr. Barchard to have this sent to you.
   
Project 1 Labs

Overview and Lab 1 (Drafting Agreement Scale)
Labs 2, 3, and 4 (Editing Agreement, Drafting and Finalizaing Frequency)
Labs 5 and 6 (Drafting and Editing Multiple Choice Scale)
Lab 7 (Finalizing Scales)

   
Project 1 Bonus Additional Item Writing Experience: Writing Items about Data Entry
   
Project 2 Background Labs Overview of labs for SPSS 16.0
  Lab 1: Introduction to SPSS
  Lab 2: Syntax Windows
  Lab 3: Checking your Work
  Lab 4: Recoding
  Lab 5: Correlation
   
SPSS Research Data

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Project 2 Labs Lab 0 Proposal
  Overview & Final Report
  Part A: Introduction and Method
  Part B: Results (Reliability and Validity)
  Part C: Results (Factor Analysis)
  Part D: Discussion and References
   
Project 2 Bonus Conference Poster
   
Project 2 Additional Materials

Confidence Intervals for Coefficient Alpha
Example Factor Analysis Write-up (pay attention to Results of Initial Factor Analysis, page 10; factor analyiss results in Table 8; descriptions of factors in Table 9)
Parallel Analysis Part 1
Parallel Analysis Part 2
MAP Test
Selecting the Optimal Rotation

   
Quizzes
Quiz 1 Answers Bonus
Quiz 2 Answers Bonus
Quiz 3 Answer Bonus

 

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