Likert scales: how to (ab)use them

  title={Likert scales: how to (ab)use them},
  author={S. Jamieson},
  journal={Medical Education},
  • S. Jamieson
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Medical Education
Dipping my toe into the water of educational research, I have recently used Likert-type rating scales to measure student views on various educational interventions. Likert scales are commonly used to measure attitude, providing a range of responses to a given question or statement . Typically, there are 5 categories of response, from (for example) 1 1⁄4 strongly disagree to 5 1⁄4 strongly agree, although there are arguments in favour of scales with 7 or with an even number of response… Expand

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