Reliability & Validity

Establishing the utility of psychological tests in South Africa: Issues of reliability, validity and bias (coming soon!)

http://writing.colostate.edu/guides/research/relval/pop2a.cfm

http://writing.colostate.edu/guides/research/relval/pop2b.cfm

http://www.socialresearchmethods.net/tutorial/Colosi/lcolosi2.htm

Classical Test Theory – ITC

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