Validity RM

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What are the two types of validity?
Internal and external validity
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What are three ways of assessing internal validity?
Face validity, Concurrent validity and Predictive validity
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What is face validity?
the study is scrutinised to see if on the surface it is an accurate reflection of what it is trying to measure.
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What is concurrent validity?
two sets of data are collected, one from the new test/study and one from an alternative procedure that is known to be valid. the results from both are correlated and a high positive correlation means the new test has concurrent validity.
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What is predictive validity?
this assesses how well a result of a measure will predict something at another time.
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What is the most basic way of assessing validity?
Face validity
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What are the three types of external validity?
Population validity, Ecological validity and time or temporal validity
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What does population validity mean?
the extent to which the research findings can be generalised to the target population or to others
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What does time or temporal validity mean?
the extent to which the research findings can be generalised to other periods of time
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What does ecoloogical validity mean?
the extent to which the research findings can be generalised to other settings.
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What is a good way of assessing these three types of external validity?
the best way is to look at replications of the study.
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