Survey Development and Validation

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Developing and Evaluating Surveys and Measures in Health Sciences

This 8 week course will cover:

  •  The principles of item development
  •  The principles of instrument and scale construction
  •  How to evaluate reliability and internal consistency in measurement
  •  How to evaluate various types of validity (e.g., content, construct, discriminant, convergent, and divergent) in measurement
  •  How to evaluate the psychometric properties of a scale/instrument/survey using statistical software

Target Audience: Designed for principle investigators, co-investigators, fellows, and graduate students with an interest on developing and evaluating surveys. Prior statistical background is required at the level of understanding linear regression analysis.


Georgios Sideridis, PhD, Survey Methodologist 

When: Tuesdays; April 22 - June 10, 2014; 2:00 - 4:00pm

Location: Training Room 8, 1 Autumn Street

Registration is currently full. Please contact the Education Core to be put on the waitlist. 

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