Developing and Evaluating Surveys and Measures in Health Sciences
This 2 day 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.
Instructor: Georgios Sideridis, PhD, Survey Methodologist
When: April 18 and April 19, 2017
Where: Karp 6
Registration will be open three months prior to start of course.