Data and Measurement in Social Research

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Data and Measurement in Social Research by Mind Map: Data and Measurement in Social Research

1. Reliability

1.1. Inter-rater/observer

1.2. Test-Retest

1.3. Parrallel-Forms??

1.4. Internal Consistency

2. Data Collection?

2.1. Sources of Data

2.2. Types of Data

2.2.1. Continuous

2.2.2. Discrete

2.2.3. Continuous but not discreet

2.3. Qualitative

2.4. Quantitative

2.5. Mixed Methods??

3. Definition of data

4. Quantitative Measurement

4.1. Levels of Measurement

4.1.1. Types

4.1.1.1. Nominal

4.1.1.2. Ordinal

4.1.1.3. Interval

4.1.1.4. Ratio

4.1.2. Definition

4.2. Specialised measures

4.3. Scales

4.4. Measurement Validity

4.4.1. Construct Validity

4.4.1.1. Translation

4.4.1.1.1. Face validity

4.4.1.1.2. Content validity

4.4.1.2. Criterion-related

4.4.1.2.1. Predictive validity

4.4.1.2.2. Concurrent validity

4.4.1.2.3. Convergent validity

4.4.1.2.4. Discriminant validity

4.4.2. Threats to Validity

5. Reliability and Validity (Qtt and Qlt)

5.1. Stability Reliability

5.2. Representative Reliability

5.3. Equivalence Reliability

6. Rationale (Qtt and Qlt)

7. Measurement Process (Qtt and Qlt)

7.1. Conceptualization

7.1.1. Conceptual Definition

7.2. Operationalization

7.2.1. Operational Definition