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NUS 706 Psycho-Social Measurement & Questionnaire Construction
Credit hours: 3 per Semester
Cluster: Research Methodology, Quantitative Research Methods and Statistical Analysis,Quantitative Research Methods,Statistical Analysis


Course Level: Doctoral

Course Type: PhD


Course Open to:

Institution:University at Buffalo

Pre-requisites: NGC 526 - Evaluating Research Evidence for Health Care 1 and Intro Statistics or equivalent and/or with permission of instructor.

Course Description: This course focuses on psychometric theory and its applications in health and behavioral sciences. Content includes scaling methods, in depth evaluation of the reliability and validity of an instrument, factor analysis (exploratory and confirmatory), and construction of survey questionnaires, traditional tests and attitudinal rating scales. This is a synchronous course.


Method of Instruction: UBlearns (Blackboard) synchronous - students will access course materials via UBLearns and attend lecture discussions via videoconferencing software. Technology specs and suggestions can be found here:

Delivery Platform: UBlearns (blackboard), Synchronous

Campus visits required: none

Course Contact: Louiza Case, Campus Staff Coordinator



Tuition: NEXus common price


Other considerations: This course runs synchronously online on Tuesdays from 1:00-3:50 pm.


Available Seats by Semester for this course:


FALL 2018

Section: NUS 706
Credits: 3 / Semester

FALL 2016

Section: NUS 706
Instructor:Dr. Bill Wu
Credits: 3 / Semester

Synchronous course meets Tuesdays 9-11:50am EST

FALL 2017

Section: NUS 706
Instructor:Dr. Bill Wu
Credits: 3 / Semester

Funding to develop this project was provided in part by the U.S. Department of Education's Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education
and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
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