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Developing and Validating Rapid Assessment Instruments

Neil Abell, David W. Springer, and Akihito Kamata


This book provides an overview of scale and test development. From conceptualization through design, data collection, analysis, and interpretation, critical concerns are identified and grounded in the increasingly sophisticated psychometric literature. Measurement within the health, social, and behavioral sciences is addressed, and technical and practical guidance is provided. Acknowledging the increasingly sophisticated contributions in social work, psychology, education, nursing, and medicine, the book balances condensation of complex conceptual challenges with focused recommendations for co ... More

Keywords: measurement, validation, psychometric, scale, concept mapping, cross-cultural translation, bias, invariance

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780195333367
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333367.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Neil Abell, author

David W. Springer, author

Akihito Kamata, author