A2 psychology internal validity definitions

HideShow resource information

1. what is the definition of : whether the test or measuring instrument covers the whole area of the topic

  • face validity
  • content validity
  • concurrent validity
  • predictive validity
1 of 8

Other questions in this quiz

2. how would you check for face validity:

  • you would get people to make a judgment
  • correlating your test with one in the future
  • experts examine all parts of the test until they agree that the content is appropriate
  • correlate scores from a new test that has not been validated and an old established test. look for a strong positive correlation

3. what is the definition of whether a test can predict scores on a future test. if so the first test has good ...... :

  • predictive validity
  • face validity
  • content validity
  • concurrent validity

4. how would you check for concurrent validity:

  • correlating your test with one in the future
  • you would get people to make a judgment
  • correlate scores from a new test that has not been validated and an old established test. look for a strong positive correlation
  • experts examine all parts of the test until they agree that the content is appropriate

5. how would you check for predictive validity:

  • correlate scores from a new test that has not been validated and an old established test. look for a strong positive correlation
  • correlating your test with one in the future
  • you would get people to make a judgment
  • experts examine all parts of the test until they agree that the content is appropriate

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Psychology resources:

See all Psychology resources »See all Research methods and techniques resources »