ERIC Number: EJ585040
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
The Dual-Focus Approach to Creating Bilingual Measures.
Erkut, Sumru; Alarcon, Odette; Garcia Coll, Cynthia; Tropp, Linda R.; Vazquez Garcia, Heidie A.
Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, v30 n2 p206-18 Mar 1999
Describes the dual-focus approach to creating bilingual measures. This approach includes indigenous researchers from the culture studied as members of a team to develop a concept-driven, rather than translation-driven, research plan and protocol. Illustrates the approach with examples of creating new measures in Spanish and English. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Research supported by grant R01-HD30592 from the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development and Grant MCJ-250643 from the Maternal Child Health Bureau.