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

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

OBJECTIVES:     

  • To obtain theoretical and practical knowledge in the development and application of instruments and tools for the assessment of information in Health.
  • To develop a questionnaire or scale for the assessment of subjective health information, test its validity and reliability, and make a critical review.
  • 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 intra-class correlation coefficient.

 

FACULTY:

Carla LOPES,

Milton SEVERO

University of Porto Medical School

Institute of Public Health, University of Porto

 

Teaching methodology: 

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

The course will be held in English.  

 

Softwares: SPSS and R

 

Selection of participants:  Course limited to 26 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.

 

Application Deadline: 30th april 2020

 

Detailed Program

 

Observations:

 

 

Tuition Fee:
General 200€; (150€ for students and alumni from the University of Porto)
Schedule:
According to the table. An addition session it will take place for the presentation of working’ s group (assessment) day 04/06/2020 from 14h to 17h.
ECTS:
Não aplicável
Start date:
2020-05-07
End date:
2020-06-04
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