ERIC Number: EJ562052
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
A History of Social Science Measurement.
Wright, Benjamin D.
Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, v16 n4 p33-45,52 Win 1997
The historic origins of measurement are traced, and the basic requirements for fundamental measurement are outlined. Studying the history of social science measurement shows specific pitfalls the researcher must avoid. Applications of item response theory to social science measurement are discussed. (SLD)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: "History of Modern Psychometrics."