Topic 7 - Topic 7 : Measurement : What is measurement : The...

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Topic 7 : Measurement : What is measurement : The assignment of numerous to observations according to rules ( give numeral values to the observation according to the rules in the operational definition ) Numerals : a symbol with a meaning , because it is easy to process through software Can be qualitative or quantitative Rules are the most significant part of the definition. The rules determine the level of measurement that we able to achieve The level of measurement determines the kind of analysis that we can perform Level of measurement : Determine what kind of statistical tests can be performed Depend on the nature of the property being measured Depend on the choice of data collection procedures The higher the level of measurement the more information we have, the more detail we have, the more statistical test is better Higher level of measurement - higher level of falsability Provide a basis for classifying, ordering or quantifying
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