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Department of Educational Studies
Is validity more reliable than reliability is valid?
Education theory and practice: Caribbean perspectives
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Department of Educational Studies, University of the West Indies
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Uses the question in its title to acknowledge the difficulty that even experts have in reconciling the concepts of reliability and validity. Gives standard definitions of both concepts and explains them. Illustrates an original supposition that confusion arises because the definitions of validity are based on constructivist beliefs whereas definitions of reliability are based on positivist beliefs.....