Reliability and Validity Assessment


This guide explains how social scientists can evaluate the reliability and validity of empirical measurements, discussing the three basic types of validity: criterion related, content, and construct. In addition, the paper shows how reliability is assessed by the retest method, alternative-forms procedure, split-halves approach, and internal consistency method.

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  • Pub date: November 1979
  • English
  • 9781452207711 / 0803913710
  • United Kingdom
  • Primary Price: 9.99 GBP
  • Pages: 72
  • SAGE Publications / SAGE Publications, Inc
  • Publish State: Published
  • Responsibility: Magda Campbell, Wayne H. Green, Stephen I. Deutsch.
  • Page size: 22
  • Illustration: Illustrations
  • Biblio Notes: Bibliography: p144-163. _ Includes index.
  • Series: Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences
  • Series Part: 17
  • Reference Code: BDZ0000096259