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Unformatted text preview: Test-retest Interrater reliability will two witnesses observe the same thing Validity are you measuring the construct you think youre testing Internal validity degree to which the results in experiments can be attributed to the variables that the research manipulated intentionally External validity degree to which results can be generalized beyond a single research investigation o Methods for gathering data about children Reports Interviews o Structured interviews all participants asked the same question, scripted o Clinical interviews individual based and questions can be adjusted based on the answers the interviewee provides o Drawbacks Children are less attentive, slower to respond, difficulty understanding, misinterpret past events, avoid disclosing facts that present them in a bad light (social desirability)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course PSYC 250 taught by Professor Okeke during the Fall '07 term at UNC.
- Fall '07