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NURS 785 Special Topics in Nursing Research - Instrumentation
Credit hours: 3 per Semester
Cluster: Research Methodology, Instrumentation,Mixed Methods
http://catalog.unlv.edu/index.php?catoid=17

 

Course Level: Doctoral Foundational

Course Type: PhD

IPE: No

Course Open to: PhD Students

Institution:University of Nevada Las Vegas

Pre-requisites: Admission into doctoral program or permission of instructor

Course Description: Theories, Principles and Applications for Nursing Science;Presents theoretical and practical information about classical and modern psychometrics for health care sciences. Emphasis on understanding and applying methods of instrument development and psychometric assessment in health care research. COURSE OBJECTIVES: 1.Understand theories of instrument development and measurement. 2. Examine the relationship between the construct of interest and measurement strategies. 3. Use item development methods to generating items. 4. Manage an expert panel review for an item pool and make instrument development decisions based upon the review process. 5. Apply recommended processes for item analysis and assessment. 6. Apply reliability, validity, estimation and error criteria when reviewing an instrument. 7. Select an appropriate form of measurement for constructed instrument. 8. Identify preparatory and decision making processes in the use of factor analysis for instrument development. CENTRAL FOCUS OF COURSE: Research / instrument development

 

Method of Instruction: Asynchronous

Delivery Platform: PLATFORM: Blackboard Learn

Campus visits required: None

Course Contact: Campus Staff Coordinator: Elizabeth Gardner

email: Elizabeth.Gardner@unlv.edu

 

Tuition: NEXus Common Price

 

Other considerations: Fall 2018 classes begin September 10, 2018 and end December 21, 2018. Please contact Jennifer Sanchez (jennifer.sanchez@unlv.edu) by August 1, 2018 in order to be enrolled for Fall semester.

 

Available Seats by Semester for this course:

 

FALL 2018

Section: 1002
Instructor:TBA
Seats:5
Credits: 3 / Semester

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FALL 2016

Section: 1002
Instructor:Michele Clark
Seats:5
Credits: 3 / Semester

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FALL 2017

Section: 1002
Instructor:Michele Clark
Seats:5
Credits: 3 / Semester



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