Please see the sub-threads titled MINDFULNESS OPERATIONAL DEFINITION and MINDFULNESS DOMAIN AND SCALING for explicit details about our measurement, which we are officially calling the Mindfulness Meter (MM).
The sub-threads should fill in any blanks about norms and generalization, as well as what population would be best suited to the instrument.
Part I: Construct Development and Scale Creation
Choose a construct you would like to measure.
Create an operational definition of your construct using at least three peer-reviewed journal articles as references.
Select and list five items used to sample the domain.
Select the method of scaling appropriate for the domain.
Justify why you selected the scaling method you did.
Format the items into an instrument with which you would query respondents.
Justify whether this is an interview or self-report instrument.
Part II: Analysis and Justification
Write a 350-word analysis of how you developed your instrument.
Discuss how many people you would give it to and Describe the characteristics that your respondents would have.
Format your paper according to APA guidelines.