Quantitative data collection and study validity
Osborne, Sonya & Schneider, Zevia (2013) Quantitative data collection and study validity. In Schneider, Zevia, Whitehead, Dean, LoBiondo-Wood, Geri, & Haber, Judith (Eds.) Nursing and Midwifery Research : Methods and Appraisal for Evidence-based Practice [4th ed]. Mosby Inc./Elsevier, Sydney, pp. 200-217.
The quality of data collection methods selected and the integrity of the data collected are integral tot eh success of a study. This chapter focuses on data collection and study validity. After reading the chapter, readers should be able to define types of data collection methods in quantitative research; list advantages and disadvantages of each method; discuss factors related to internal and external validity; critically evaluate data collection methods and discuss the need to operationalise variables of interest for data collection.
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Keywords:||research methods, evidence-based practice|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > NURSING (111000)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Nursing
|Deposited On:||17 Mar 2014 00:34|
|Last Modified:||17 Mar 2014 23:46|
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