ERIC Number: EJ564654
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
You Can't Judge a Measure by Its Label: Teaching the Process of Instrumentation.
Brockway, Jennifer Howard; Bryant, Fred B.
Teaching of Psychology, v25 n2 p121-23 1998
Profiles a class exercise that teaches the importance of developing an accurate definition of a psychological construct (guilt, control, altruism). The more precise the definition, the easier it is to choose an appropriate technique to measure that construct. Discusses the Health and Psychosocial Instrument File, a recent measurement database. (MJP)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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