Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? In Psychometrics, R Michael Furr and Verne R Bacharach centre their presentation of material around a conceptual understanding of psychometric issues, such as validity and reliability, and on purpose rather than procedure, the 'why' rather than the 'how to'. By emphasizing concepts over mathematical proofs and by focusing on practical significance, this book will assist students in appreciating not just how measurement problems can be addressed but why it is important to address them.
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Michael Furr is Professor of Psychology at Wake Forest University, where he teaches and conducts research in personality psychology, psychological measurement, and quantitative methods. Verne R. Bacharach is professor of psychology at Appalachian State University. He has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in statistics, tests and measurements, and research methods for nearly 40 years. He has a long journal publication history of research and review articles.
Bacharach obtained a Ph. Psychometrics : An Introduction. Michael Furr , Verne R. From a perspective that focuses on the meaning, purpose, and implications of key psychometric concepts, principles, and procedures, Psychometrics: An Introduction, Second Edition by R. Michael Furr and Verne R. Bacharach introduces the subject and study of psychometrics. It addresses these topics at a level that is deeper and more focused than what is found in typical introductory undergraduate testing and measurement texts, but is much more intuitive than what is traditionally found in the more technical publications intended for advanced graduate courses.
By emphasizing concepts over mathematical proofs and by focusing on practical significance, this book assists students in appreciating not just how measurement problems can be addressed, but why it is crucial to address them.
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Psychometrics : An Introduction
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Psychometrics: An Introduction
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The Second Edition has been thoroughly revised to improve the clarity and accessibility of key concepts and to increase the depth of discussions. Many new tables and figures have been added and the references have been significanly updated and expanded. An entirely new chapter on confirmatory factor analysis has also been added to this edition. This new chapter focuses on the use of CFA to evaluate measurement models, including in-depth discussion of the logic and interpretation of the process. Michael Furr is Professor of Psychology at Wake Forest University, where he teaches and conducts research in personality psychology, psychological measurement, and quantitative methods. Verne R. Bacharach is professor of psychology at Appalachian State University.