ERIC Number: EJ638781
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Publication Date: 2001
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Understanding Internal Consistency Reliability Estimates: A Conceptual Primer on Coefficient Alpha.
Henson, Robin K.
Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, v34 n3 p177-89 Oct 2001
Although often ignored, reliability is critical when interpreting study effects and test results. Accordingly, this article focuses on the most commonly used estimate of reliability, internal consistency coefficients, with emphasis on coefficient alpha. An interpretive framework is provided for applied researchers and others seeking a conceptual understanding of these estimates. (Author)
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