ERIC Number: EJ585461
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Issues in Measuring Reliability: Correlation Versus Percentage of Agreement.
Hayes, John R.; Hatch, Jill A.
Written Communication, v16 n3 p354-67 Jul 1999
Discusses the importance of establishing the reliability of independent observers' judgments. Argues that the percentage of agreement measure is more difficult to interpret than are correlation measures. Recommends that the field of literacy research adopt correlation as the standard method for estimating the reliability of observers' judgments. (SC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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