The assumption of a reliable instrument and other pitfalls to avoid when considering the reliability of data
Description: This article helps researchers avoid common pitfalls associated with reliability including incorrectly assuming that measurement error always attenuates observed score correlations, different sources of measurement error originate from the same source, and reliability is a function of instrumentation.
Date: April 12, 2012
Creator: Nimon, Kim F.; Zientek, Linda Reichwein & Henson, Robin K.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences