Creating a Measurement Instrument - 2

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Creating a Measurement Instrument - 2 Many different types of questions; consider the level of measurement Freedom in responding Structured (closed) or selected response items, e.g., matching, multiple choice Less structured (but still closed), e.g., Likert scale (SA A N D SD) and multiple choice questions with an “other” option Unstructured (open) or constructed response
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Sampling - 1 Census – all the participants Sample – some of the participants Sampling unit – element or set of elements considered to be part of the sample (Babbie, 1992); may be an individual, organization, or geographical area (Bowling, 2002)
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Relationship of Groups of Individuals
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Sampling - 2 Universe - unspecified by time or place Population – those who are accessible (the sampling frame) Survey population – specified by time or place
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Sampling Design* - 1 Careful definition of the survey population (sampling frame) Selection of a sample from the survey
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2012 for the course HPS 3850 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '11 term at Kennesaw.

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