ERIC Number: EJ393670
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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The Importance of Construct Validity: Alternative Models for the Assessment of Behavioral Disorders.
Skiba, Russell J.
Behavioral Disorders, v14 n3 p175-85 May 1989
The quantitative synthesis of 89 correlations from 16 studies of behavioral ratings and classroom observations suggested significant problems in the areas of the construct of behavioral disorder and criterion-related validity of widely used measures of social behavior. A "components of variance" model is proposed to aid in educational decision making. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative
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