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ERIC Number: EJ782486
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 7
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 17
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1076-9986
The Resolution of Some Paradoxes Related to Reliability and Validity
Li, Heng
Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, v28 n2 p89-95 2003
Attention is brought to the existence of incongruity in the definition of reliability in the literature, and some unnecessary controversies and confusions which result. A conventionalization of the meaning of reliability at a conceptual, model-free level is proposed. Through the exploration of two paradoxes, this article attempts to address some potential misconceptions about reliability, validity, and psychometrics.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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