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Kier, Frederick J.; Melancon, Janet G.; Thompson, Bruce – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1998
The reliability and construct validity of scores on the Personal Preferences Self-Description Questionnaire (PPSDQ) (B. Thompson) were studied. Classical psychometric analysis of data from 641 participants (item and alpha analyses and both oblique and orthogonal exploratory factor analyses) indicate that the PPSDQ has reasonable properties. (SLD)
Descriptors: College Students, Construct Validity, Higher Education, Psychometrics
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Thompson, Bruce; Daniel, Larry G. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1996
Editorial board members of "Educational and Psychological Measurement" were asked to list up to five publications each, written since roughly 1950, that they thought were seminal to shaping the measurement field. This bibliography lists 59 of their selections as a "hit parade" of measurement readings. (SLD)
Descriptors: Educational Research, Measurement Techniques, Psychometrics, Reliability
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Thompson, Bruce; Vacha-Haase, Tammi – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2000
Responds to criticisms of some "Educational and Psychological Measurement" policies and the reliability generalization meta-analytic methods of T. Vacha-Haase. Explores consequences of misunderstanding score reliability. (SLD)
Descriptors: Generalization, Meta Analysis, Psychometrics, Reliability
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Thompson, Bruce; Melancon, Janet G. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1987
Generalizability theory was used in this study of the Group Embedded Figures Test, which was administered to undergraduates in a mathematics course. Results indicated that the test has desirable psychometric characteristics, including test and item difficulty and item discrimination coefficients. (Author/GDC)
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Cognitive Tests, Field Dependence Independence, Generalizability Theory