Master of Science (MS)
First Advisor's Name
William M. Kurtines
First Advisor's Committee Title
Second Advisor's Name
Third Advisor's Name
Scott L. Fraser
Date of Defense
This thesis extends previous research on critical decision making and problem-solving by refining and validating a self-report measure designed to assess the use of critical decision making and problem solving in making life choices. The analysis was conducted by performing two studies, and therefore collecting two sets of data on the psychometric properties of the measure. Psychometric analyses included: item analysis, internal consistency reliability, interrater reliability, and an exploratory factor analysis. This study also included regression analysis with the Wonderlic, an established measure of general intelligence, to provide preliminary evidence for the construct validity of the measure.
Bussell, Janene R., "Critical problem solving scale : creating and choosing alternative solutions" (1998). FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 1997.
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