Survey research and design in psychology/Readings/Online


  1. Beavers, A. S., Lounsbury, ,J. W., Richards, J. K., Huck, S. W., Skiloits, G. J., Esquivel, S. L. (2013). Practical considerations for using exploratory factor analysis in educational research. Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation, 18(6).
  2. Creative Research Systems (2009). Survey design: How to begin your survey project. Retrieved from
  3. DeCoster, J. (2000). Scale construction notes. Retrieved from
  4. Fabrigar, L. R., Wegener, D. T., MacCallum, R. C., & Strahan, E. J. (1999). Evaluating the use of exploratory factor analysis in psychological research. Psychological Methods, 4(3), 272-299.
  5. StatSoft (n.d.). How to find relationship between variables, multiple regression. StatSoft Electronic Statistics Handbook. Retrieved from
  6. Streiner, D. L. (1994). Figuring out factors: The use and misuse of factor analysis. The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 39, 135-140.
  7. Trochim, W. M. K. (2006). Survey research. Retrieved from
  8. Wikiversity (2013). EFA glossary.
  9. Wilkinson, L., & APA Task Force on Statistical Inference. (1999). Statistical methods in psychology journals: Guidelines and explanations. American Psychologist, 54, 594-604.