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Mylonas, Kostas; Furnham, Adrian; Divale, William; Leblebici, Cigdem; Gondim, Sonia; Moniz, Angela; Grad, Hector; Alvaro, Jose Luis; Cretu, Romeo Zeno; Filus, Ania; Boski, Pawel – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2014
Several sources of bias can plague research data and individual assessment. When cultural groups are considered, across or even within countries, it is essential that the constructs assessed and evaluated are as free as possible from any source of bias and specifically from bias caused due to culturally specific characteristics. Employing the…
Descriptors: Test Bias, Measures (Individuals), Unemployment, Adults
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Villar, Irene de Aquino; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1995
Exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses provide evidence for the construct validity of the five subscales of a parallel Portuguese language version of the Dimensions of Self-Concept scale Form H. Subjects were 159 female and 236 male Brazilian college students. (SLD)
Descriptors: College Students, Construct Validity, Females, Foreign Countries
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Rocha Bastos, Lilia da; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1979
Eight ambiguous items in the 16-item Inconditionality of Regard Scale of the Barrett-Lennard Relationship Inventory were rewritten to see if the relationship of that scale to others in the inventory would change. The hypothesis that the relationships would change was upheld. (The eight original and eight modified items are included). (JKS)
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Counselor Client Relationship, Foreign Countries, High Schools
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Magalhaes Gomes, Marcia P. R.; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1977
A sample of lower middle class eighth grade Brazilian students were rated by their teachers on eleven aptitude factors. The students were also tested on these factors. Results showed teachers to be fairly accurate in their ratings. (JKS)
Descriptors: Academic Aptitude, Grade 8, Informal Assessment, Junior High School Students