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Validity and reliability - What's it all about?

Alison Twycross RGN, RMN, RSCN, MSc, CertEd (HE), DMS, Senior Lecturer in Children's Nursing/Senior Nurse (Research Development), Glasgow Caledonian University/Yorkhill NHS Trust Linda Shields PhD, FRCNA, Professor of Nursing, University of Limerick, Ireland This is one of a series of short ...

Child ManiaRating Scale: Development, Reliability, and Validity

Child ManiaRating Scale: Development, Reliability, and Validity MANIN. PAVULURI, M.D., P H .D., DAVID B. HENRY, P H .D., BHARGAVIDEVINENI, M.D., JULIEA.

Introduction to Validity

Slide 2 2 Validity is important. * "one of the major deities in the pantheon of the psychometrician..." (Ebel, 1961, p. 640) * "the most fundamental consideration in developing and evaluating tests" (AERA, APA, NCME, 1999, p.

Sources of Validity Evidence

Sources of Validity Evidence Inferences made from the results of a selection procedure to the performance of subsequent work behavior or outcomes need to be based on evidence that supports those inferences.

Assessing Social Validity in Clinical Treatment Research ...

Page 1 of 20 http://spider.apa.org/ftdocs/ccp/1999/june/ccp673308.html 8/30/2000 Assessing Social Validity in Clinical Treatment Research Issues and Procedures

Contexts, Demonstratives, and Validity

Contexts, Demonstratives, and Validity Geo Georgi University of Southern California October3,2007 1 Introduction In his seminal work, "Demonstratives", David Kaplanshowshowto define validity (or logical truth) fora language containing indexical expressions such as'I', 'now', 'today', 'that', and ...

External Validity of "Trivial" Experiments: The Case of ...

20 ANDERSON AND BUSHMAN sion? Is there any reason to believe that the "trivial" laboratory aggression experiment can inform us about domestic violence, or any other kind of "real-world" aggression?

Reliability and Validity

INTRODUCTION Sociologist James A. Quinn states that the tasks of scientific method are related directly or indirectly to the study of similarities of various kinds of objects or events.

Validity Issues in Narrative Research

1 Validity Issues in Narrative Research Donald E. Polkinghorne University of Southern California, Los Angeles Attention to the judgments about the validity of research-generated knowledge claims is integral to all social science research.

Quantifying Construct Validity: Two Simple Measures

Quantifying Construct Validity: Two Simple Measures Drew Westen Emory University Robert Rosenthal University of California, Riverside and Harvard University Construct validity is one of the most central concepts in psychology.