face validity


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face validity

n
(Psychology) psychol the extent to which a psychological test appears to measure what it is intended to measure
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We obtained item content for the DIS by subjecting all items from the ACSS, IBS, and PPES to an exploratory factor analysis, which produced one major factor that appeared to have strong face validity.
Back-translation was followed by recommendations by an expert committee, and face validity improvement by a language expert.
This phase had the participation of the 10 experts who conducted the instrument's face validity.
The face validity inquiries about the quality of marking criteria in evaluation of what they are actually intended to evaluate.
Face validity emphasizes that as a test item is written by the teacher, the contents therein have been taught.
Face validity was ensured through discussion between one of expert (HD) and 23 participants.
Finally, NIC intended the ERI to have high face validity with straightforward instructions and item content for the areas assessed.
The comprehensiveness and face validity of the scale were appropriate.
Face validity: an assessment is considered to have face validity if a number of judges ranging from experts to trainees agree that it is measuring what it intends to measure.
Two registered nurses developed the questionnaire and a panel of 13 (eight registered nurses, three patients, the unit manager, and an external research professional) reviewed the instrument for content and face validity.
Validity is assessed in different forms: face validity during translation and adaptation process, content validity during translation and adaptation process, criterion validity by comparing with the gold standard measures, construct validity by factor analysis, convergent validity by comparing with similar instruments, divergent validity by comparing with different instruments, concurrent validity, predictive validity, and known group validity by specific statistical process.