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Discovering the Scientist Within offers an utterly unique approach to the research methods course. Rather than taking students through statistical methods one at a time, the authors provide a series of realistic and engaging case studies with each design-focused chapter presenting a single study start to finish. View More

Discovering the Scientist Within

Activity: Identifying Potential Threats to Interval Validity Using MRS SMITH

To help students remember potential sources of threats to internal validity, I use the acronym ''MRS SMITH.'' This resource provides a handout describing these threats as well as an activity where students need to identify these possible threats.

Internal Validity


Author: David B. Strohmetz

Monmouth University

Posted: Wednesday, May 5, 2010