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The objective of this course is to introduce and expand on measurement issues relevant within the field of Industrial and Organisational Psychology. Particular emphasis is placed on scale development, reliability analysis, validity assessment techniques, common method variance Issues, measurement bias issues, design issues, classical test theory. Critical thinking, relation of theory to practice, as well as reflection, both oral and written, will be strongly emphasized.
Subject to approval of the Head of Department
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Scale development: Theory and applications;
Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2017.
Fabrigar, Leandre R. , Wegener, Duane Theodore;
Exploratory factor analysis;
Oxford University Press, 2012.
Haig, Brian D.,1945-;
The philosophy of quantitative methods :understanding statistics;
Oxford University Press, 2018.
Validity and validation;
Oxford University Press, 2013.
Domestic fee $1,022.00
International Postgraduate fees
* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.
Maximum enrolment is 30
For further information see
School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing on the department and colleges page.