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Gilpin, Andrew R. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2008
Rosenthal and Rubin introduced a general effect size index, r[subscript equivalent], for use in meta-analyses of two-group experiments; it employs p values from reports of the original studies to determine an equivalent t test and the corresponding point-biserial correlation coefficient. The present investigation used Monte Carlo-simulated…
Descriptors: Effect Size, Correlation, Meta Analysis, Monte Carlo Methods
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Mueller, Karsten; Liebig, Christian; Hattrup, Keith – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2007
Two quasi-experimental field studies were conducted to evaluate the psychometric equivalence of computerized and paper-and-pencil job satisfaction measures. The present research extends previous work in the area by providing better control of common threats to validity in quasi-experimental research on test mode effects and by evaluating a more…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Field Studies, Job Satisfaction, Computer Assisted Testing
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Richardson, Chris G.; Ratner, Pamela A.; Zumbo, Bruno D. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2007
The purpose of this investigation was to test the age-related measurement invariance and temporal stability of the 13-item version of Antonovsky's Sense of Coherence Scale (SOC). Multigroup structural equation modeling of longitudinal data from the Canadian National Population Health Survey was used to examine the measurement invariance across 3…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Measures (Individuals), Rhetoric, Structural Equation Models
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van der Pas, Suzan; van Tilburg, Theo; Knipscheer, Kees C. P. M. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2005
This study focused on two conceptually distinct measures of the filial responsibility expectations of older adults: a vignette technique and an attitude item scale. Data were based on 1,553 respondents aged 61 to 92 years who participated in the Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam in 1998 to 1999.The results showed that the item scale had multiple…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Older Adults, Longitudinal Studies, Data Analysis
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Kline, Theresa J. B. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2004
The Test of Workplace Essential Skills (TOWES) assesses cognitive skills in three areas using the following three separate subscales: Reading Text, Document Use, and Numeracy in Working-Age Adults. The sample was composed of 2,688 working-age English-speaking Canadians who came from a variety of settings (e.g., trades training programs, adult…
Descriptors: Test Bias, Job Skills, Workplace Literacy, Adult Literacy