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Techniques of Attitude Scale Construction

Allen L. Edwards

Techniques of Attitude Scale Construction

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Published by Irvington Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physiological & neuro-psychology,
  • Psychometrics,
  • Testing,
  • Attitude (Psychology)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages265
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8181719M
    ISBN 100829000674
    ISBN 109780829000672


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Techniques of attitude scale construction. New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts [©] (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Allen Louis Edwards.

Get this from a library. Techniques of attitude scale construction. [Allen Louis Edwards] -- "This book is concerned with techniques for the construction of attitude scales. Once a set of attitude statements has been collected, there are two general methods that have been used in the.

In this paper steps in construction of attitude scale has explained in detail and simple to understand. Methods: In this paper, Likert technique of attitude scale construction is discussed. Techniques of attitude scale construction. Format Book Published New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts [c] Description p.

illus. 22 cm. Series Century psychology series Notes Includes bibliographies. Subject headings Psychometrics. Attitude (Psychology)--Testing. The following points highlight the top five techniques used to measure the attitude of an individual.

The techniques are: 1. Method of Equal Appearing Interval 2. Method of Summated Rating 3. Social Distance Scale 4. Cumulative Scaling Method 5. The Scale Discriminating Technique. Developed by L.L. Thurstone and Chave () it is the earliest. Scaling Techniques for Measuring Data Gathered from Respondents.

The term scaling is applied to the attempts to measure the attitude objectively. Attitude is a resultant of number of external and internal factors.

Depending upon the attitude to be measured, appropriate scales are designed. An attitude scale is designed to provide a valid, or accurate, measure of an individual’s social attitude. However, as anyone who has every “faked” an attitude scales knows there are shortcomings in these self report scales of attitudes.

There are various problems that affect the validity of attitude scales. However, the most common. "This book is concerned with techniques for the construction of attitude scales.

Once a set of attitude statements has been collected, there are two general methods that have been used in the development of attitude scales.

One of these methods involves the use of a judging group. The judging group is not asked to respond to the statements in terms of their own agreement or disagreement with. The cognitive component involves what a person believes is so whether true or not; the affective component is the feelings about the attitude object which influences its evaluation; the behavioural component reflects the actual behaviour of the individual though this is rather an unreliable indication of an attitude, e.g.

LaPière’s ( The above mentioned scale is a 50 item self-administered 5 point rating scale comprising of 10 items from each of the abovementioned dimensions. The scale can be administered individually as well as in a group.

The scores range from 5 to 1 for positive items and from 1 to 5 for negative items. A comparison of the Thurstone and Likert techniques. of attitude scale construction. Likert scale data, Pearson, Spearman, Kendall tau_b, correlation, parametric, non-parametric Author: Tyler Rinker.

The book is organized according to five types of digital fabrication techniques: tessellating, sectioning, folding, contouring, and forming. Projects are shown both in their finished forms and in working drawings, templates, and prototypes, allowing the reader to watch the process of each fantastic construction by: Thurstone scales: The Thurstone scale is made up of statements about a particular issue and each statement has a numerical value indicating the repsondent’s attitude about the issue, either favorable or unfavorable.

People indicate which of the statements with which they agree and. A Likert scale assumes that the strength/intensity of an attitude is linear, i.e. on a continuum from strongly agree to strongly disagree, and makes the assumption that attitudes can be measured.

For example, each of the five (or seven) responses would have a numerical value which would be used to measure the attitude under investigation.

In psychology and sociology, the Thurstone scale was the first formal technique to measure an was developed by Louis Leon Thurstone inas a means of measuring attitudes towards is made up of statements about a particular issue, and each statement has a numerical value indicating how favorable or unfavorable it is judged to be.

In the recent years concern for millets has been on the rise. Sources had shown that there is an existence of valid linkage between millets and poverty reduction.A study was designed to develop a scale to measure the current trend in millet farming and changing attitude of farmers towards millet study was conducted in Tiruvannamalai and Vellore Districts of Tamil : P Jai Sridhar, P Parasuraman.

females were selected from five secondary schools using stratified random sampling techniques. A item Attitude to Science Questionnaire on a five-point likert scale was adopted for the study. The instrument has a content construction who checked for all non-technical flaws in the instrument.

Such inputs enhanced a thorough. Attitude measurement and scaling techniques MOTIVATIONAL RESEARCH TECHNIQUES: ATTITUDE MEASUREMENT "Attitude is defined as the predisposition to respond to an idea or object, and in marketing it relates to the consumers predisposition to respond to a particular product or service".

Ranking 3. Multiple item scale Thurstone scale Likert. Most texts on marketing research explain the four levels of measurement: nominal, ordinal, interval and ratio and so the treatment given to them here will be brief. However, it is an important topic since the type of scale used in taking measurements directly impinges on the statistical techniques which can legitimately be used in the analysis.

they answer attitude question. Hence, a stable attitude can result in variable attitude reports, depending on which aspect of the knowledge structure (attitude) is accessed.

Others (e.g., Wilson, ) suggested that individuals may hold multiple attitudes about an object, Cited by: Scale Construction: Developing Reliable and Valid Measurement Instruments.

Abstract. The purpose of this paper is to describe the process for developing reliable and valid measurement instruments that can be used in any hospitality industry field research setting. Many instances exist in. Edwards, A. Techniques of attitude scale construction.

Appleton-Century-Crofts. Abstract. This book is intended to assist those who wish to develop their own attitudes scales. After introducing the topic of attitude measurement, the method of paired comparisons is discussed together with the associated significance by:   eBook is an electronic version of a traditional print book THE can be read by using a personal computer or by using an eBook reader.

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BoxKampala, Uganda Author email: [email protected] Size: KB. of attitude scale Construction, Bombay, Bakils, Feffer and Simon. Statistical Techniques: Mean, F-ratio and level of significance have been properly implemented in this study.

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Abstract. Because this book is being written for clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, and kindred professionals, in this chapter it will be assumed that the reader is already familiar with fundamental issues relating to behavioral measurement and, consequently, that there will be Cited by:   This article reports a study comparing the Thurstone Scale, a modification of the semantic differential, and the checklist scales for their ability to detect changes in attitudes, their test-retest Cited by:   x, pages 26 cm Includes bibliographical references Attitudes / Gordon W.

Allport -- The measurement of social attitudes / L.L. Thurstone -- Attitudes versus actions / Richard T.

LaPiere -- Verbal stereotypes and racial prejudice / Daniel Katz and Kenneth W. Braly -- Attitudes and cognitive organization / Fritz Heider -- The behavior of attitudes / Leonard W. Doob -- Behavior theory and the Pages: Many of the most popular and effective cognitive-behavioral therapy techniques are applied to what psychologists call “cognitive distortions,” inaccurate thoughts that reinforce negative thought patterns or emotions (Grohol, ).

There are 15 main cognitive distortions that. The study was conducted in Palakkad district of Kerala. Fifty statements reflecting the indigenous wisdom orientation were generated.

Likert’s method was employed in the scale construction and the final scale comprising 14 statements was : K.P. Smitha, A Anilkumar. A Likert scale (/ ˈ l ɪ k.

ər t / LIK-ərt but commonly mispronounced / ˈ l aɪ. k ər t / LY-kərt) is a psychometric scale commonly involved in research that employs is the most widely used approach to scaling responses in survey research, such that the term (or more accurately the Likert-type scale) is often used interchangeably with rating scale, although there are.

scale (A self made questionnaire scale developed according to Edwerd A. () Techniques of attitude scale Construction, Bombay, Bakils, Feffer and Simon.) to collect data and on the basis of normative survey method analysis and interpretation with required statistical technique.

LIKERT ITEMS AND SCALES easily to the construction of multiple‐item measures, known as Likert scales, which can measure broader attitudes and values.

known as the Likert method of attitude measurement was formulated in his doctoral thesis, and an abridged version appeared in a article in the Archives of.

Edwards, Allen L.().Techniques of Attitude Scale Construction, New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts. Elliott, John (). Action research for educational change. This book is a text about constructing variables and making measures.

The basis is the measurement philosophy of G. Rasch. The text begins by outlining the essentials for measurement, examining data and developing models for measuring, and covers estimation procedures, verifying variables and supervising measures.

The authors extend Rasch item analysis and person measurement to attitude Cited by: The Likert Scale questionnaire is a popular survey tool that is used in educational research, especially in the field of special education.

It was invented by Rensis Likert, an educator and psychologist, who advocated an employee-centered organization. Since the inception of this psychometric scale, there have been several versions based on the.

supporting a manual system with a construction calculator and Microsoft Outlook creates a hybrid method combining small-scale automated system with traditional paper and pencil techniques.

When analyzing and recording information for decision making, the Owner should.A standardized test is a test that is administered and scored in a consistent, or "standard", manner. Standardized tests are designed in such a way that the questions, conditions for administering, scoring procedures, and interpretations are consistent and are administered and scored in a predetermined, standard manner.

Any test in which the same test is given in the same manner to all test.scale of measurement of the data. These scales are nominal, ordinal and numerical.

Nominal scale A nominal scale is where: the data can be classified into a non-numerical or named categories, and the order in which these categories can be written or asked is .