Duration 2 weeks
Weekly study 10 hours
Why join the course?
On this course you will be introduced to the scale development process and be given the opportunity to create a new personality test on a personality trait of your choice.
You’ll have the opportunity to develop your understanding of the concepts of reliability and validity and the important role that they play in determining the quality of psychometric tests.
You will become familiar with how specific statistical techniques, such as Cronbach’s alpha, are conducted and how to report these in a scientific research report.
What topics will you cover?
• Defining psychometric tests
• Understanding reliability
• Understanding validity
• How to conduct Cronbach’s alpha using statistical software
• How to create psychometric test items
• Reporting a scale development process in a scientific research report format.
Who is the course for?
This course is for individuals who would like to find out how to create a psychometric test and explore the techniques that psychologists use to improve and enhance their quality.
Please note that the staff described in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below may be subject to change.