Search for dissertations about: "external validity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 57 swedish dissertations containing the words external validity.

  1. 1. Aspects on treatment of femoral neck fractures studies on treatment methods, surgical approach and external validity

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Sebastian Mukka; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hip fracture; femoral neck fracture; treatment; total hip arthroplasty; hemiarthroplasty; internal fixation; surgical approach; outcome; dislocation; femoral offset; leg length discrepancy; external validity; Orthopaedics; ortopedi;

    Abstract : Femoral neck fracture (FNF) is a great challenge for today´s health care and is associated with high mortality and morbidity in the elderly.  In the short term several studies in the literature have demonstrated improved hip function, quality of life and fewer re-operations in elderly patients treated with total hip arthroplasty (THA) instead of internal fixation (IF). READ MORE

  2. 2. Criterion-referenced measurement for educational evaluation and selection

    University dissertation from Umeå : Beteendevetskapliga mätningar, Umeå universitet

    Author : Christina Wikström; Umeå universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : Assessment; Competition; Criterion-referenced; Education; Evaluation; Grading; Grade inflation; Measurement; Selection; Validity; Beteendevetenskapliga mätningar; Education; pedagogik;

    Abstract : In recent years, Sweden has adopted a criterion-referenced grading system, where the grade outcome is used for several purposes, but foremost for educational evaluation on student- and school levels as well as for selection to higher education. This thesis investigates the consequences of using criterion-referenced measurement for both educational evaluation and selection purposes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Studies on Quality of Life : A Methodological Perspective on the Definition and Measurement of the Good Life in Patients with Psychiatric Illness

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Madis Kajandi; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psychiatry; quality of life; measurement; definition; psychiatry; validity; reliability; Psykiatri; MEDICINE Psychiatry; MEDICIN Psykiatri; Psychiatry; psykiatri;

    Abstract : Background: In social sciences the quality of life (QOL) concept is often connected with efforts to evaluate welfare and well being. In medicine QOL is frequently used as a complement to evaluations of cure. In psychiatry QOL is of special importance because many patients have to endure long periods of illness. READ MORE

  4. 4. Leisure Activities in Rheumatoid Arthritis. Associated Factors and Assessment

    University dissertation from Department of Rheumatology, Lund University

    Author : Ingegerd Wikström; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Leisure activities; assessments; validity; reumatologi; muskelsystem; Skelett; reliability; muscle system; rheumatoid arthritis; associated factors; predictors; quality of life; rheumatology locomotion; occupational therapy; Skeleton;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Fritidsaktiviteter bland personer med reumatoid artrit. Vad predikterar och hur mäter man? Fritidsaktiviteter ansågs redan i antikens Grekland leda till inre tillfredsställelse, mening och värde i livet. De genomfördes enbart för sin egen skull och utan tanke på belöning. READ MORE

  5. 5. On the Validity of Reading Assessments: Relationships Between Teacher Judgements, External Tests and Pupil Self-Assessments

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Stefan Johansson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Validity; Validation; Assessment; Teacher judgements; External tests; PIRLS 2001; Self-assessment; Multilevel models; Structural Equation Modeling; Socioeconomic status; Gender;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to examine validity issues in different forms of assessments; teacher judgements, external tests, and pupil self-assessment in Swedish primary schools. The data used were selected from a large-scale study––PIRLS 2001––in which more than 11000 pupils and some 700 teachers from grades 3 and 4 participated. READ MORE