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Research Methods

The Science of Psychology


Reliability & Validity

Conceptualizing a Research Study

Descriptive Methods

Key Elements of Experimental Design

Experimental Designs

Quasi-Experimental Designs

Applying Research Concepts

General Review Material


Why We Need Statistics

Levels of Measurement

Central Tendency and Variability

Inferential Statistics

Statistical Significance

Single Sample t-test

t-test for Dependent Means

t-test for Independent Means

One-way Analysis of Variance

Factorial Analysis of Variance

Repeated Measures Analysis of Variance




Scale Reliability

Applying Statistical Concepts

General Review Material

Reliability Assessment

This is an in-class practice activity which allows students to identify examples of different reliability assessments. They are provided with five descriptions and asked to identify each as an example of test-retest, split-half, internal consistency, parallel-forms, or interrater reliability.

Author: Raechel Soicher

Posted: Friday, February 15, 2013