Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9401035132019Scale Development and AdaptationElective116
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
At the end of the course students will be able to conduct the processes of developing and adapting measurement instruments that will be used during the research study; they will be able to use the methods of item analyzing techniques, and do validity and relaibility studies.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Hakan ATILGAN
Learning Outcomes
1Students will get the knowledge of measurement instruments during the reseacrh study process. importance of measurement and evaluation in education
2Students will get the knowledge of development and adaptation process of measurement instruments
3Students will have the basic information about validity, reliability and item analysis.
4Students will be able to do the item analysis of a measurement instrument.
5Students will be able to do the validity analysis of a measurement instrument.
6Students will be able to do the reliability analysis of a measurement instrument.
7Students will be able to evaluate validity and reliability of the measurement instruments that will be used.
8Students will be able to evaluate a measurement instrument that has been developed or adapted.
9Students will be able to create an authentic item pool about measurement.
10Students will be able to choose items according to the results of item analysis
11Students will be able to form standard normal distribution and norrms.
12Students will be able to gather data by using developed measurement instruments.
13Students will be able to evaluate the data gathered by developed measurement instruments.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
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Course Contents
Clasifying measurement instruments, Scales and measurement techniques, Process of developing a measurement instrument, Process of adapting measurement instrument, Techniques of item analysis and choosing items, Applications of item analysis, Types of validity and analysis, Types of reliability and analysis, Applying reliability analysis, Interpreting mesurement results.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction of the course: Content, necessity, importance, forming expectations, explaining the process and the criteria of evaluation. Introduction
2Types of scales and features of data gathered: nominal, ordinal, interval and ratio scales. Reading related materials (Baykul,2000 ; DeVellis, 1991; Murphy & Davidshofer, 2001). Practices on samples
3Scaling techniques: Scaling techniques reaction approach and judgement approach.Reading related materials (Baykul,2000 ; DeVellis, 1991; Murphy & Davidshofer, 2001). Practices on samples
4Processes of developing measurement instruments: Routes to follow in developing scales and planning.Reading related materials (Baykul,2000 ; DeVellis, 1991; Murphy & Davidshofer, 2001). Practices on samples
5Processes of developing measurement instruments: Routes to follow in developing scales and planning.Reading related materials (Baykul,2000 ; DeVellis, 1991; Murphy & Davidshofer, 2001). Practices on samples
6Item analysis and techniques of item choice: Techniques used in item analysisReading related materials (Baykul,2000 ; DeVellis, 1991; Murphy & Davidshofer, 2001). Practices on samples
7Item analysis and techniques of item choice: Applying the techniques used in item analysis.Doing Practices
8Types of validity: Content, scale based and structure validity.Reading related materials (Baykul,2000 ; DeVellis, 1991; Murphy & Davidshofer, 2001).
9Applying validity analysis: Indexes of content validity, studies on con-current and predicitveDoing Practices
10Applying validity analysis: Factorial structure validity.Doing Practices
11Types of reliability and meanings: Types of relaibility based on types of reliabilityReading related materials (Baykul,2000 ; DeVellis, 1991; Murphy & Davidshofer, 2001). Practices on samples
12Applying reliability analysis: Reliability studies about test-repetition test, parallel tests, split-half reliability. Doing Practices
13Applying reliability analysis:KR-20, KR-21, Alpha, Omega. Doing Practices
14Applying reliability analysis: Studies on determining reliability within raters.Doing Practices
15Interpreting the measurement results: Standard scores, making norms and applyingReading related materials (Baykul,2000 ; DeVellis, 1991; Murphy & Davidshofer, 2001). Doing Practices
16International measurement standards in education and psychology.Reading related materials (Baykul,2000 ; DeVellis, 1991; Murphy & Davidshofer, 2001). Doing Practices
Recommended or Required Reading
Aiken, L. R. (2000). Psychological testing and assesment (10th ed). Massachusetts: Allyn and Bacon. Atılgan, H. (2009). Eğitimde ölçme ve değerlendirme (3. Basım). Ankara: Anı Yayıncılık. Baykul, Y. (2000). Eğitimde ve psikolojide ölçme: Klasik test teorisi ve uygulanması. Ankara: ÖSYM Yayınları. Cohen, R. J., Swerdlik, M. E. & Phillips, S. M. (1998). Psychological testing and assessment: An introducation to tests and measurement. California: Mayfield Publishing. DeVellis, R. F. (1991). Scale development: Theory and application. California: Sage Publications. Erkuş, A. (2003). Psikometri üzerine yazılar. Ankara: Türk Psikologlar Derneği yayınları. Guilford, J. P. (1954). Psychometric methods (2nd. Ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co Gulliksen, H. (1950). Theory of mental tests. New York: John Wiley and Sons Inc. Kline, P. (1993). The handbook of psychological testing. New York: Routledge. Murphy, R. K. & Davidshofer, O. C. (2001). Psychological testing: principles and applications. New Jersey: Printice-Hall Inc. Nunally, J. C. & Bernstein, I. H. (1994). Psychometric theory. New York: McGraw-Hill, Inc. Nunnally, J. C. (1967). Psychometric theory. New York: McGraw-Hill
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Lisan Kodları
Work Placement(s)
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Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Attending Lectures14342
Practice14228
Report Preparation12424
Criticising Paper2510
Self Study10440
Reading9436
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)180
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