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Concepts of building blocks of..

Theory and represent points around which the research is conducted

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Measurements allow us to delineate fine differences between...

People in term of the characteristics in question.

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Measurements allows to see consistency between other...

Researchers and consistency over time

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Likert scale is the investigation of attitudes...

In a prominent area in survey research

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Likert scale is essentially a multiple...

Indicator or multiple item measure of a set of attitudes relating to specific ideas

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The goal of a likert scale is to...

Goal is to measure intensity of feelings about the area in question. Each respondent reply in each item is scored on strength of emotion.

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Reliability refers to..

Consistency of a measure of a concept

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Validity refers to

The issue of whether an indicator that is devised to gauge a concept really measures that concept