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Unformatted text preview: represents everyone.To calculate the range we take the lowest value from our sample and subtract it from the highest value Concept MeasurementConcept measurement implies we want to know how to operationalize (coming up with some kind of measure for something) variablesTo operationalize a variable is to construct a both valid and reliable measure of some social concept or phenomena.Measurement Validity Does the measurement of the concept capture the idea it represents? E.g. Intelligence What is the best measure?Measurement Reliability In addition to a measures validity, we are interested in the accuracy of the measure; known as reliabilitySpecifically, we are interested in the standard error associate with the measure...
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 Fall '11
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