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ERIC Number: EJ1099043
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Jun
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1644
Can Reliability of Multiple Component Measuring Instruments Depend on Response Option Presentation Mode?
Menold, Natalja; Raykov, Tenko
Educational and Psychological Measurement, v76 n3 p454-469 Jun 2016
This article examines the possible dependency of composite reliability on presentation format of the elements of a multi-item measuring instrument. Using empirical data and a recent method for interval estimation of group differences in reliability, we demonstrate that the reliability of an instrument need not be the same when polarity of the response options for its individual components differs across administrations of the instrument. Implications for empirical educational, behavioral, and social research are discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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