Bachelor's degree in Speech and Language Therapy (to qualify as a speech and language therapist)

Statistical methods - PSICOMETRIA

Course code
4S000162
Name of lecturer
Margherita Brondino
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
M-PSI/03 - PSYCHOMETRICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
LOGO 2^ ANNO - 2^ SEMESTRE dal Jan 8, 2018 al Feb 28, 2018.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The lectures are focus on two aims related to the collection of data trough a questionnaire.
The first aim concerns the construction of a new questionnaire, the adaption of an existing instrument and the different ways of data collection.
The second aim concerns an introduction on the R package software for data analysis to be able to verify the psychometric properties of the questionnaire.

Syllabus

A brief description of the program:

L1. How to write the items of a questionnaire, to collect data and prepare a database;
L2. Preparation of the database (continue), coding of the variables and transformation of the reverse;
L3. Analysis of the quality of the data and of the scale;
L4. Introduction of R: descriptive statistics and reliability of the scale;
L5. Exploratory factor analysis

reference:
Chiorri, C. (2011). Teoria e tecnica psicometrica. Milano: McGraw-Hill.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Vito M. R. Muggeo Giancarlo Ferrara Il linguaggio R : concetti introduttivi ed esempi 2005

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam with exercises on Excel and R package

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018






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