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Unformatted text preview: standard deviation was 0.68. What type of analysis should this researcher use to determine if this score differs significantly from the neutral score value of 3? The Likert scale , sometimes called a rating scale, is commonly used questionnaires and opinion surveys. By some the scale considered an “ordinal measure” and can be summarized by medians and modes and dispersion assessed by interquartile ranges. Other investigators treat the scale as interval, assuming the respondents perceive the scale elements as equidistant. In this case the scale can be evaluated with parametric analyses using means and standard deviations. Example statement: This exercise was easier than most of the daily quizzes. Your response (choose one): 1. Strongly disagree 2. Disagree 3. Neither agree nor disagree (neutral) 4. Agree 5. Strongly agree...
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course EXST 7005 taught by Professor Geaghan,j during the Fall '08 term at LSU.
- Fall '08