Development of questionnaires and scales: Factorial, exploratory and confirmatory analysis - CURRENTLY FULL
Description

The course is oriented to students and professionals in the areas of Health Sciences and Social Sciences.

OBJECTIVES:
1. To obtain theoretical and practical knowledge in the development and application of instruments and tools for the assessment of information in Health.
2. To develop a questionnaire or scale for the assessment of subjective health information, test its validity and reliability, and make a critical review.
3. To develop practical skills to analyse the psychometric properties of a health measurement scale, namely statistical techniques such as principal component analysis, factor analysis, Kappa coefficient and intraclass correlation coefficient.

 

Teaching methodology: Theoretical-practical course in the context of auditorium/room (Face-to-face lectures); Work in computer for development and analysis of measuring instrument.


Softwares: SPSS, R e Mplus.

 

Selection of participants: Course limited to 24 participants; The selection will be made by order of registration.

 

Certificate of Participation: A certificate of participation will be supplied to the participants who attend at least 75% of the course.


Venue: Institute of Public Health, University of Porto

 

Application Deadline: 19th may 2017

 

DETAILED PROGRAMME

 

Observations:

Language: English

Tuition Fee:
General 200€; (150€ for students and alumni from the University of Porto and for public health internship medical doctors)
Schedule:
According to the above table. An addition session it will take place for the assessment of students day 22/06/2017 at 14-18h.
ECTS:
non applicable
Start date:
2017-05-25
End date:
2017-06-22