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Psychometric Properties of Psychological Assessment Measures by Dr. Celeste Fabrie

Psychometric Properties of Psychological Assessment Measures by Dr. Celeste Fabrie

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To understand what is meant by psychometric properties of psychological assessment measures, it is necessary to separate the two descriptive classes on their own. In other words, what do we mean when we speak about psychometric properties, and what is implied by the concept psychological measures?
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To understand what is meant by psychometric properties of psychological assessment measures, it is necessary to separate the two descriptive classes on their own. In other words, what do we mean when we speak about psychometric properties, and what is implied by the concept psychological measures?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Bronwyn_Fabrie

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Title
Psychometric Properties of PsychologicalAssessment Measures
 byDr. Celeste Fabrie
 
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Contents
1Introduction42Definition of key concepts5
 2.1
 Different types of norms
5
2.2
Criterion referenced tests
5
2.3
 Psychological measures
5
2.4
 Reliability and validity of psychological measures
5 3arious types of norms!
3.1
 Mental age scales and grade equivalents
!
3.2
 Percentiles
"
3.3
Stanines and Sten scales
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3.4
 Deviation IQ
" 4Criterion referenced tests"
4.1
 Epectancy tables
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5Constructing a psychological measure#
 5.1
!he planning phase
#
5.2
 "ormat of the items
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5.3
 Item analysis phase#
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$Item difficulty value
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$Item discrimination value
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$Item$total correlation
$ ! %elia&ility of a psychological measure 1'
6.1
Correlation coefficient 
 1'
6.2
Statistical significance
1'
6.3
 Reliability coefficient
11
6.4
%bserved score
11
6.5
!rue and error scores
11
6.6
!rue variance and error variance in a test score
12
contents continued 
 
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Contents
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"()ta&ility of a test * the ad+antages and limitations12
'()!est$retest reliability
12
'(*+lternate$form reliability
12#Internal consistency of a test 13 * ad+antages and limitations 
8.1
Split$half reliability
13
8.2
 ,uder$Richardson *- and Cronbach.s +lpha
13 $alidity of a psychological measure14
/()Content validity
14
9.2
Criterion$related validity
15
/(0Predictive validity
15
/(1Concurrent validity
15 1'Ma,or methods of esta&lishing construct +alidity15
)-()Developmental changes
1!
)-(*Correlations 2ith other tests
1!
)-(0"actor analysis
1!
)-(1Internal consistency
1"
)-(3Convergent and discriminant validation
1"
)-(4Eperimental interventions
1# 11)ummary1#
 
12Conclusion1$%eferences2'
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