split-half correlation


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Noun1.split-half correlation - a correlation coefficient calculated between scores on two halves of a test; taken as an indication of the reliability of the test
statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
coefficient of correlation, correlation coefficient, correlation - a statistic representing how closely two variables co-vary; it can vary from -1 (perfect negative correlation) through 0 (no correlation) to +1 (perfect positive correlation); "what is the correlation between those two variables?"
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The split-half correlation between odd and even scores, applying a Spearman-Brown correction, proved to be strong and significant, r = .
Further, the correlations between the scores on the Rod-and-Frame Test and the two ratings were checked to examine the validity of the Rod-and-Frame Test, and split-half correlation between the first four trials and the second four trials of the Rod-and-Frame Test were run to check the reliability of the test.
75, and the split-half correlation coefficient was .