[Rasch] Likert scale 'rules'

SR Millis srmillis at yahoo.com
Thu May 17 02:38:55 EST 2012


Trevor:

http://www.rasch.org/rmt/rmt203f.htm

Scott

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Wayne State University School of Medicine
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From: "Bond, Trevor" <trevor.bond at jcu.edu.au>
To: "rasch at acer.edu.au" <rasch at acer.edu.au>
Sent: Wednesday, May 16, 2012 10:51 AM
Subject: [Rasch] Likert scale 'rules'

Dear colleagues,
          I wonder if you  have a list of, or a link to:
Those adamant but often misleading ‘rules’ for drafting Likert scales  that are often mandated by researchers who fail to consider the Rasch/empirical evidence.
Eg
Always use odd (or even) n of categories.
Use balanced response options
Use 5-11 categories – no more, no less
Make sure to use negatively worded items to trick unthinking respondents etc etc
Thanks
Trevor
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