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ERIC Number: EJ180475
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Publication Date: 1977
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Ordering Items by Endorsement Value and its Effect Upon Test Validity
Kuncel, Ruth Boutin
Educational and Psychological Measurement, 37, 4, 897-905, W 77
A method to improve personality inventory validity by presenting positively keyed items from a single trait in descending order of endorsement and encouraging subjects to respond in terms of the resulting Guttman scale is presented. Experimental results show increases in reliability and validity. (Author/JKS)
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