Unformatted text preview: collapse higher levels into lower levels of measurement? Can you transform a lower level measurement into a higher level? What are the criteria for determining the quality of a measurement? What is reliability? What is validity? How do you test for reliability? How do you test for validity? Chapter 6 (All Sections): What is an index? What is a scale? Why do we use indexes and scales? How do we construct an index? How do we validate an index? What does the Bogardus Social Distance Scale measure? What does it look like? What types of questions does it ask? What is a Thurstone Scale? What does it measure? How does it measure it? What unique feature does this type of scale posses? What is a Likert Scale? What does it measure? How does it measure it? What does it look like? What is a Semantic Differential Scale? What does it look like? What is a Guttman Scale? What does it look like? What is a Typology? How is it created?...
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- Spring '08
- defining characteristics, sufficient causes, Distance Scale measure, Descriptive and Explanatory Studies