ERIC Number: EJ610946
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Measurement Myths and Misconceptions.
Goodwin, Laura D.; Goodwin, William L.
School Psychology Quarterly, v14 n4 p408-27 Win 1999
Presents frequently encountered measurement misconceptions and various measurement "rules." Origins of the misconceptions and rules are described, along with the reasons why they are problematic. Alternate approaches or considerations are given. Misconceptions discussed pertain to the estimation of internal consistency reliability and item analysis, as well as factor analysis. (Author/MKA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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