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Inquiry & Research: The 5 Inquiry Pathways: Scales and Measures

 

Scales and Measures

Resources related to an array of Scale and Measure Development and Existing Scale Information. Be sure to check the tabs for further content and resources.

Antioch Program Resource Tabs -- Resources available through the University or Primary GSLC Materials

Documents and visuals on how to develop and find scales and measures

GSLC dissertations that illustrate scale development

GSLC dissertations that review and/or use existing scales

GSLC dissertations that illustrate a variety of approaches to variable measurement

Faculty Authored Material Tabs -- Materials developed by faculty for or in support of residency and inter-residency sessions- password protected

The articles and power point explanations in this section focus on Exploratory Factor Analysis, primarily Principal Component Analyses (PCA).

The articles and power point explanations in this section focus on Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA).

The articles and power point explanations in this section focus on multiple forms of factor analysis and scale validity and reliability

Includes materials related to finding and working with existing scales in research

Includes materials related to measures that are not factor validated

Selected Bibliographic Resource Tabs --Scale Development -- Books, chapters, articles, and external dissertations

Includes books on a range of scale and measurement issues

Includes chapters on scale development that have been or could be assigned for session readings

Includes journal articles on scale development that have been or could be assigned for session readings

Selected Bibliographic Resource Tabs -- Existing Scales -- Books, chapters, articles, and external dissertations

Includes books on existing scales

External Resource Tabs -- On topic non-bibliographic resources

Links focused on scales and measures

Video Bank (Externally developed on topic videos)

YouTube video on how to search for existing measurement scales in PsycINFO
 

 

James Gaskins, PhD presents a short video showing how to search for validated scales to use as measures for constructs.

Videos on Scales and measures

This is the first video in Gaskins’ whole series on factor analysis.  This first video leads into the next videos.  If it does not automatically take you there go to his StatWiki link under Links.