Chapter 28. An Introductory Exercise for Promoting Critical Thinking About Psychological Measurement

  1. Dana S. Dunn PhD, BA social psychologist professor director Fellow Chair2,
  2. Jane S. Halonen clinical psychologist Dean leader Director Fellow president academic consultant department reviewer Chief Reader3 and
  3. Randolph A. Smith doctorate Professor Chair Fellow member President4
  1. Jeffrey D. Holmes

Published Online: 2 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305173.ch28

Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology: A Handbook of Best Practices

Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology: A Handbook of Best Practices

How to Cite

Holmes, J. D. (2008) An Introductory Exercise for Promoting Critical Thinking About Psychological Measurement, in Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology: A Handbook of Best Practices (eds D. S. Dunn, J. S. Halonen and R. A. Smith), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305173.ch28

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA, USA

  2. 3

    University of West Florida, USA

  3. 4

    Lamar University, USA

Author Information

  1. Ithaca College, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 5 SEP 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405174022

Online ISBN: 9781444305173

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Keywords:

  • Report 9: an introductory exercise for promoting critical thinking about psychological measurement;
  • session one - scale construction;
  • session two - data collection;
  • analysis and interpretation;
  • evaluation and adaptation to other courses

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Session One: Scale Construction

  • Session Two: Data Collection

  • Session Three: Analysis and Interpretation

  • Evaluation and Adaptation to Other Courses

  • References