|NUR||3288||2||Research Measurement (PhD Core 4)|
This course focuses on quantitative approaches to analyze reliability, validity, and sensitivity of measurements in health research. Classic and emerging measurement theories will be discussed. Principles of psychometrics, including reliability and validity, and latent variable-based measurement models such as exploratory factor analysis will be discussed and applied by students to evaluate the reliability and validity of research instruments. Emphasis is placed on understanding the interrelationship of study aims, design and methods in outcomes measurement.