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Measurement: Theory and applications in educational research, 7.5 credits

Why do knowledge tests, questionnaires, and other tests and measurement instruments look like they do, and what methods are used to evaluate their characteristics? How can one know that an assessment task, a rating scale or a complete instrument is "good"?

Would you like to gain a deeper understanding of the theoretical foundations for the designs of educational science instruments, and an increased knowledge of how to create reliable measurements, as well as practical knowledge of how to analyse the characteristics of different types of tasks, scales and tests?

If so, then this course is for you!

Entry requirements

Knowledge equivalent to the learning goals in QRMs course Basic statistics for educational research (QRM1800).

Practical information

Course code
QRM1803

Course start
Spring 2021: Apr 12
Spring 2022: Jan 24

Application period
Oct 1- Nov 29 2021 (For spring 2022)

Campus days
Spring 2021: The course will take place online only due to the pandemic
Spring 2022: Dates and location will be decided later