Validity Definitions

Flash cards defining the different types of validity

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Internal Validity
Measures what the study is intending to measure
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External Validity
Measures whethrt the findings of the study can be generalised beyond the context of the situation
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Face Validity
Measures whether our measuring tool is doing what it is supposed to do
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Content Validity
Measures whether the content of a study covers everything of interest
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Concurrent Validity
Measures validity by correlating test scores from an already established test
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Predicitve Validity
Whether a test can 'predict' happenings in the future
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Temporal Validity
Measures whether the findings will always be relevant or whether they are era dependant
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Population Validity
Measures whether the findings can be generalised to other population groups
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Context Validity
AKA ecological validity, measures whether our findings can be applied to other situations and contexts outside of the research setting
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Measures whethrt the findings of the study can be generalised beyond the context of the situation

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External Validity

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Measures whether our measuring tool is doing what it is supposed to do

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Card 4

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Measures whether the content of a study covers everything of interest

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Card 5

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Measures validity by correlating test scores from an already established test

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