Advanced Educational Research
Activity 2: Instrument Construction Steps
Read the following three articles:
Holmbeck, G. N., & Devine, K. A. (2009). Editorial: An author's checklist for measure development and validation manuscripts. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 1-6, 2009.
Note: This file contains only Holmbeck and Devine's checklist
Ragheb, M. G., & Beard, J. G. (1982). Measuring leisure attitude. Journal of Leisure Research, 14, 155-167.
Menon, S.T. (2001). Employee empowerment: An integrative psychological approach. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 50, 153-180.
Read first the Holmbeck and Devine article and note in particular the questionnaire development checklist they offer beginning on page 3 in the appendix.
Use the checklist offered by Holmbeck and Devine as a model for questionnaire development. Compare the questionnaire steps taken by Ragheb and Beard to the Holmbeck and Devine model; note differences if any arise.
Use the checklist offered by Holmbeck and Devine as a model for questionnaire development. Compare the questionnaire steps taken by Menon to the Holmbeck and Devine model; note differences if any arise.
Base your response to the following questions on the information learned in the three articles:
How is content validity to be addressed when developing a questionnaire?
How is reliability addressed when developing a questionnaire?
What is construct validity? What are some ways construct validity can be addressed when developing a questionnaire?
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