chap 4 psych 200 outline as well

chap 4 psych 200 outline as well - Wording Questions Well...

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Wording Questions Well for EVERYONE: - KEEP IT SIMPLE - USE INFORMAL LANGUAGE - AVOID NEGATIONS - AVOID DOUBLE BARRELED QUESTIONS - AVOID FORCED CHOICE QUESTIONS - AVOID QUESTIONS THAT DO NOT YIELD ANY VARIANCE - AVOID LOADED QUESTIONS - MAKE SURE QUESTIONS ARE RELEVANT TO EVERYONE IN THE STUDY - WRITE MULIPLE QUESTIONS TO ASSESS THE SAME CONSTRUCT - MIX IT UP ** - ESTABLISH A JUDGEMENTAL CONTEXT** - EASE INTO SOCIALLY SENSITIVE QUESTIONS - GUARANTEE PARTICIPANTS’ ANONYMITY The Response Translation Phase: The number of scale points The importance of anchors * - anchors are adjective that lend meaning to the numbers on a scale Choose anchors to create equal appearing intervals Unipolar vs. bi-polar rating scales EGWA SCALE Designing a Questionaire: 1) step back and think 2) write lots and lots of questions 3) analyze your scale and derive the best items Alternate Measures: Best be served by if you stick to questionnaires that rely on EGWA scales, but here are a coulbe of alternative methods:
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