Search for dissertations about: "validity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1202 swedish dissertations containing the word validity.

  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. A perfect score : Validity arguments for college admission tests

    Author : Per-Erik Lyrén; Christina Stage; Marie Wiberg; Simon Wolming; Stephen G. Sireci; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : college admission tests; SweSAT; validity; interpretive arguments; predictive validity; equating; item revisions; subscores;

    Abstract : College admission tests are of great importance for admissions systems in general and for candidates in particular. The SweSAT (Högskoleprovet in Swedish) has been used for college admission in Sweden for more than 30 years, and today it is alongside with the upper-secondary school GPA the most widely used instrument for selection of college applicants. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dimensions of Health among Patients in Mental Health Services

    Author : Henrika Jormfeldt; Lars Hansson; Barbro Arvidsson; Per-Olof Sandman; Bengt Svensson; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; validity; phenomenography questionnaire reliability; perceptions; Medicine human and vertebrates ; psychosomatics; clinical psychology; Psychiatry; Medicin människa och djur ; Psykiatri; klinisk psykologi; subjective experience; patient; nurse; Health; mental health services; psykosomatik; Health; Mental health services; Nurse; Patient; Perceptions; Phenomenography; Questionnaire; Reliability; Subjective experience; Validity;

    Abstract : Empirical studies focusing on the subjective experience of health among patients in contact with the mental health services are rare and most questionnaires are based on a medical model that emphasizes objectively observed disease-oriented health indicators. In studies I and II perceptions of the concept of health among patients and nurses in mental health services were explored and described using a phenomenographic approach. READ MORE

  4. 4. On the validity of neurodevelopmental disorders

    Author : Sara Lina Hansson Halleröd; Sara Lina Hansson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Validity; reliability; A-TAC; autism; ADHD; neurodevelopmental disorders; screening; comorbidity; patient experience;

    Abstract : Abstract Introduction: Validity is important at different levels in psychiatry. Valid structured instruments are important aids in screening and diagnostics, in both research and clinical practice. An aim of the diagnostic procedure is to yield valid diagnoses. READ MORE

  5. 5. A fair score? : group independent validity arguments for college admission tests

    Author : Marcus Strömbäck Hjärne; Ewa Rolfsman; Christina Wikström; Per-Erik Lyrén; Jan-Eric Gustafsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Fairness; Validity; Immigration; Dyslexia; Special populations; SweSAT; didactics of educational measurement; beteendevetenskapliga mätningar;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to investigate fair use of test scores for admission to higher education. In this thesis, fairness is narrowed down to an instrumental definition relating to a fair interpretation of test scores. The focus is on the use of the Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (SweSAT) for admission decisions. READ MORE