9780803943254-0803943253-Reliability for the Social Sciences: Theory and Applications (Measurement Methods for the Social Science)

Reliability for the Social Sciences: Theory and Applications (Measurement Methods for the Social Science)

ISBN-13: 9780803943254
ISBN-10: 0803943253
Author: Traub, Ross E.
Publication date: 1994
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc
Format: Paperback 180 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780803943254
ISBN-10: 0803943253
Author: Traub, Ross E.
Publication date: 1994
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc
Format: Paperback 180 pages

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Acknowledged authors Traub, Ross E. wrote Reliability for the Social Sciences: Theory and Applications (Measurement Methods for the Social Science) comprising 180 pages back in 1994. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0803943253 and 9780803943254. Since then Reliability for the Social Sciences: Theory and Applications (Measurement Methods for the Social Science) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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How can social scientists assess the reliability of the measures derived from tests and questionnaires? Through an illustrative review of the principles of classical reliability theory, Ross E Traub explores some general strategies for improving measurement procedures.

Beginning with a presentation of random variables and the expected value of a random variable, the book covers such topics as: the definition of reliability as a coefficient and possible uses of a coefficient; the notion of parallel tests so as to make possible the estimation of a reliability coefficient for a set of measurements; what to do when parallel tests are not available; what factors affect the reliability coefficient; and how to estimate the

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