Reliability, Validity, Representativeness and Generalisability

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Realiablity:

  • (If you are able to repeat the experiment and get the same results makes something reliable)
  • Being able to repeat the experiment and get the same results
  • Realibility asks questions about whether the vidence gathering process is scientific

Validity:

  • If the experiment measures what you want to measure exactly
  • Validity means the degree to which research activity actually measures what its set out to meaure.

Representativeness

  • Whether the sample fits the aim and represents the people investigated upon
  • Representativeness is always linked to…

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