Have students report on a scale's validity.

In reporting on a measure, it may be useful to have students complete Handout 5-4.

To help students find measures, you might direct them to one of the sites referred to by this link or you might put some of the following books on reserve in the library.

Beere, C.A. (1979). Women and women's issues: A handbook of tests and

measures. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Buros, O. K. (1978). The eighth mental measurements yearbook.

Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska, Buros Institute

of Mental Measurements.

Chun, K., Cobb, S., & French, J. R. P. (1976). Measures for psychological

assessment. Ann Arbor, MI: Institute for Social Research, The University of Michigan.

Comrey, A. L., Backer, T. E., & Glaser, E. M.

(1973). A sourcebook for mental health measures.

Los Angeles: Human Interaction Research Institute.

Corcoran, K., & Fischer, J. (1987). Measures for clinical practice: A

sourcebook. New York: The Free Press.

Busch, J. C., Egelson, P., Goldman, B. A., Mitchell, D. F. , Osborne, W. L., &

Saunders, J. L. (1997). Directory of Unpublished Experimental Mental

Measures. Dubuque, IA: Wm. C. Brown.

Johnson, O. G. (1976). Tests and measurements in child development.

San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Robinson, J. P., Rusk, J., & Head, K. (1968). Measures of political attitudes.

Ann Arbor, MI: Institute for SocialResearch.

Robinson, J. P. & Shaver, P. R. (1973). Measures of social psychological

attitudes. Ann Arbor, MI: Institute for Social Research.

Shaw, M. E. & Wright, J. M. (1967). Scales for the measurement ofattitudes.

New York: McGraw-Hill.

Touliatos, J., Perlmutter, B. F., Straus, M. A. (Eds.), Handbook of family

measurement techniques. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.


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