Search for dissertations about: "validitet"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 76 swedish dissertations containing the word validitet.

  1. 1. Dimensions of validity : studies of the Swedish national tests in mathematics

    Author : Anna Lind Pantzare; Christina Wikström; Per-Erik Lyrén; Gordon Stobart; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; national tests; validity; interrater reliability; standard setting; linking; subscores; test development; didactics of educational measurement; beteendevetenskapliga mätningar;

    Abstract : The main purpose for the Swedish national tests was from the beginning to provide exemplary assessments in a subject and support teachers when interpreting the syllabus. Today, their main purpose is to provide an important basis for teachers when grading their students. READ MORE

  2. 2. Lymphedema and Health-Related Quality of Life

    Author : Pia Klernäs; Health Sciences Centre; []
    Keywords : Lymphedema; Sensitivity; Responsiveness; Reliability; Validity; PROM; Questionnaire; Quality of life; Psychometric testing; lymfödem; Livskvalitet; psykometriska tester; reliabilitet; sensitivitet; validitet; responsiveness; enkät;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to develop a lymphedema-specific instrument for measuring health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and to evaluate how persons with lymphedema experience HRQoL. Lymphedema is defined as swelling in one or more parts of the body that is due to impaired lymph drainage and transport. READ MORE

  3. 3. Licence to drive : the importance of reliability for the validity of the Swedish driving licence test

    Author : Susanne Alger; Hanna Eklöf; Anna Sundström; Peter Nyström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Driving licence tests; driver s licence; driving test; theory test; licensing test; interrater reliability; classification consistency; examiner agreement; classification accuracy; förarprov; körprov; kunskapsprov; reliabilitet; validitet; bedömare; didactics of educational measurement; beteendevetenskapliga mätningar;

    Abstract : Background: The Swedish driving licence test is a criterion-referenced test resulting in a pass or fail. It currently consists of two parts - a theory test with 65 multiple-choice items and a practical driving test where at least 25 minutes are spent driving in traffic. READ MORE

  4. 4. Theory and validity evidence for a large-scale test for selection to higher education

    Author : Jonathan Wedman; Marie Wiberg; Per-Erik Lyrén; Jo-Anne Baird; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SweSAT; validity; theoretical model; score reporting; subscores; DIF; equating; linking; Högskoleprovet; validitet; teoretisk modell; rapportering av provpoäng; ekvivalering; länkning; didactics of educational measurement; beteendevetenskapliga mätningar;

    Abstract : Validity is a crucial part of all forms of measurement, and especially in instruments that are high-stakes to the test takers. The aim of this thesis was to examine theory and validity evidence for a recently revised large-scale instrument used for selection to higher education in Sweden, the Swedish Scholastic Assessment Test (SweSAT), as well as identify threats to its validity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Validity and reliability of a submaximal cycle ergometer test for estimation of maximal oxygen uptake

    Author : Frida Maria Eleonora Björkman; Örjan Ekblom; Tony Bohman; Åsa Tornberg; Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicin Teknik; Medicine Technology;

    Abstract : Maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max) is the highest obtained rate of oxygen consumption during a physically intense dynamic whole-body activity. VO2max is an important factor for many types of physical performance, as well as a strong independent predictor of health and longevity. READ MORE