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Thompson, Bruce; Cook, Collen – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2002
Conducted a reliability generalization meta-analysis of subscale and total scale scores on the Web-administered LibQUAL+ (tm) (Cook and others, 2002), a measure of library service quality. Data for 18,161 participants from 43 universities show that score reliabilities are remarkably invariant across campuses and different over groups. (SLD)
Descriptors: College Students, Generalization, Higher Education, Library Services
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Kier, Frederick J.; Melancon, Janet G.; Thompson, Bruce – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1998
The reliability and construct validity of scores on the Personal Preferences Self-Description Questionnaire (PPSDQ) (B. Thompson) were studied. Classical psychometric analysis of data from 641 participants (item and alpha analyses and both oblique and orthogonal exploratory factor analyses) indicate that the PPSDQ has reasonable properties. (SLD)
Descriptors: College Students, Construct Validity, Higher Education, Psychometrics
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Thompson, Bruce; Borrello, Gloria M. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1992
The utility of combining confirmatory factor analysis and second-order methods is illustrated in a study of responses of 487 undergraduate and graduate students to the love instrument of C. Hendrick and S. Hendrick. Second-order confirmatory methods allow the researcher to explore complex realities more thoroughly. (SLD)
Descriptors: Affective Measures, College Students, Error of Measurement, Heuristics
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Thompson, Bruce; Borrelo, Gloria M. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1986
The structure and item performance of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator was investigated using data from 39 college students. Factor analysis was applied to the items, factor adequacy and invariance coefficients were computed, and the appropriateness of the recommended item weights was examined. Results strongly supported the instrument's construct…
Descriptors: Behavior Rating Scales, College Students, Correlation, Factor Analysis
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Thompson, Bruce; Melancon, Janet G. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1987
Generalizability theory was used in this study of the Group Embedded Figures Test, which was administered to undergraduates in a mathematics course. Results indicated that the test has desirable psychometric characteristics, including test and item difficulty and item discrimination coefficients. (Author/GDC)
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Cognitive Tests, Field Dependence Independence, Generalizability Theory
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Thompson, Bruce; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1982
The construct validity of the Rokeach Value Survey (RVS) was evaluated. It was concluded that the RVS may be situation specific; and that ipsative measurement is useful when information about value choice is desired, but that normative measurement is more appropriate when the research is investigating the nature of value perception. (Author/PN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Goodness of Fit, Higher Education, Responses