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a description of two different response formats. Then explain the pros and cons of each for measuring your Final Project construct of interest. Finally, justify the use of each format in terms of psychological appropriateness. Support your response using the Learning Resources and the current literature.

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Resources

  • Kline, T. (2005). Psychological testing: A practical approach to design and evaluation. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
    Kline, T., Psychological testing: A practical approach to design and evaluation. Copyright 2005 Sage Publications Inc. Books. Used with permission from Sage Publications via the Copyright Clearance Center.
    • Chapter 3, “Designing and Scoring Responses”
  • Fisher, S. T., Weiss, D. J., & Dawis, R. V. (1968). A comparison of Likert and pair comparisons techniques in multivariate attitude scaling. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 28(1), 81–94.
    Fisher , S. T., Weiss, D. J., & Dawis, R. V., A comparison of Likert and pair comparisons techniques in multivariate attitude scaling, in Educational and Psychological Measurement. Copyright 1968 Sage Publications Inc. Journals. Used with permission from Sage Publications, Inc. via the Copyright Clearance Center.
  • Lissitz, R. W., & Green, S. B. (1975). Effect of the number of scale points on reliability: A Monte Carlo approach. Journal of Applied Psychology, 60(1), 10–13.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
  • McCrae, R. R. (1994). The counterpoint of personality assessment: Self-reports and observer ratings. Assessment, 1(2), 159–172.
    McCrae, R. R., The counterpoint of personality assessment: Self-reports and observer ratings, in Assessment. Copyright 1994 Sage Publications Inc. Journals. Used with permission from Sage Publications, Inc. via the Copyright Clearance Center.
  • Shrout, P. E., & Fleiss, J. L. (1979). Intraclass correlations: Uses in assessing rater reliability. Psychological Bulletin, 86(2), 420–428.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

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