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An introduction to psychological tests and scales, Kate Miriam Loewenthal, (electronic book)

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An introduction to psychological tests and scales
Title
An introduction to psychological tests and scales
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Kate Miriam Loewenthal
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Language
eng
Summary
In its first edition this book successfully enabled readers, with little or no prior knowledge of computing or statistics, to develop reliable and valid tests and scales for assessment or research purposes. In this edition, the author has thoroughly updated the text to include new recent advances in computer software and provide information on relevant internet resources. The book contains detailed guidelines for locating and constructing psychological measures, including descriptions of popular psychological measures and step-by-step instructions for composing a measure, entering data and computing reliability and validity of test results. Advanced techniques such as factor analysis, analysis of covariance and multiple regression analysis are presented for the beginner. An Introduction to Psychological Tests and Scales provides a clear, concise and jargon-free primer for all those embarking in fieldwork or research analysis. It will be an invaluable tool for undergraduates and postgraduates in psychology and a useful text for students and professionals in related disciplines. In its first edition this book successfully enabled readers, with little or no prior knowledge of computing or statistics, to develop reliable and valid tests and scales for assessment or research purposes. In this edition, the author has thoroughly updated the text to include new recent advances in computer software and provide information on relevant internet resources. The book contains detailed guidelines for locating and constructing psychological measures, including descriptions of popular psychological measures and step-by-step instructions for composing a measure, entering data and computing reliability and validity of test results. Advanced techniques such as factor analysis, analysis of covariance and multiple regression analysis are presented for the beginner. An Introduction to Psychological Tests and Scales provides a clear, concise and jargon-free primer for all those embarking in fieldwork or research analysis. It will be an invaluable tool for undergraduates and postgraduates in psychology and a useful text for students and professionals in related disciplines
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Loewenthal, Kate Miriam
Dewey number
150.287
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Psychological tests
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An introduction to psychological tests and scales, Kate Miriam Loewenthal, (electronic book)
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Publication
Note
Previous ed.: London : UCL, 1996
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgements. Part I. The Aims of this Book. Part 2. A Guide to Finding and Using Existing Tests and Scales. Part 3. Writing. Part 4. Testing. Part 5. Scoring and Preliminary Analysis. Part 6. The Final Scale and Its Validation
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AH29508526
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xii, 172 p.
Form of item
electronic
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9781317710158
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(ebk)
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remote
Label
An introduction to psychological tests and scales, Kate Miriam Loewenthal, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: London : UCL, 1996
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgements. Part I. The Aims of this Book. Part 2. A Guide to Finding and Using Existing Tests and Scales. Part 3. Writing. Part 4. Testing. Part 5. Scoring and Preliminary Analysis. Part 6. The Final Scale and Its Validation
Control code
AH29508526
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xii, 172 p.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
After 5 minutes Preview, click on 2Request Access3, fill in a form with your details. If triggered, the book will be loaned and tied to the one user for 1 week, during which time users can read or download as they choose. 4th user request triggers auto-purchase
Isbn
9781317710158
Isbn Type
(ebk)
Specific material designation
remote

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