ERIC Number: EJ310841
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Are Validity and Reliability "Relevant" in Qualitative Evaluation Research?
Goodwin, Laura D.; Goodwin, William L.
Evaluation and the Health Professions, v7 n4 p413-26 Dec 1984
The views of prominant qualitative methodologists on the appropriateness of validity and reliability estimation for the measurement strategies employed in qualitative evaluations are summarized. A case is made for the relevance of validity and reliability estimation. Definitions of validity and reliability for qualitative measurement are presented and appropriate estimation techniques suggested. (Author/BS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
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