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Statistical methods for validation of assessment scale data in counseling and related fields

Dimiter M. Dimitrov

Statistical methods for validation of assessment scale data in counseling and related fields

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Published by American Counseling Association in Alexandria, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Statistical methods,
  • Counseling,
  • Evaluation,
  • Social sciences

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDimiter M. Dimitrov
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF636.6 .D56 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24853478M
    ISBN 109781556202957
    LC Control Number2011018595

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Part II describes factor analyses in construct validation, including exploratory factor analysis, confirmatory factor analysis 5/5(1).

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In Part I, measurement scales, reliability, and the unified construct-based model of validity are discussed, along with key steps in instrument development. Part II describes factor analyses in construct validation, including exploratory factor analysis, confirmatory factor analysis.

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