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ERIC Number: EJ1159525
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0748-1756
Evaluating the Unintended Consequences of Assessment Practices: Construct Irrelevance and Construct Underrepresentation
Spurgeon, Shawn L.
Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, v50 n4 p275-281 2017
Construct irrelevance (CI) and construct underrepresentation (CU) are 2 major threats to validity, yet they are rarely discussed within the counseling literature. This article provides information about the relevance of these threats to internal validity. An illustrative case example will be provided to assist counselors in understanding these concepts.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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