Search for dissertations about: "validity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1170 swedish dissertations containing the word validity.

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Anna Lind Pantzare; Christina Wikström; Per-Erik Lyrén; Gordon Stobart; [2018]
    Keywords : 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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Institutionen för Beteendevetenskapliga mätningar, Umeå Universitet

    Author : Per-Erik Lyrén; Christina Stage; Marie Wiberg; Simon Wolming; Stephen G. Sireci; [2009]
    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. On the validity of neurodevelopmental disorders

    University dissertation from Lund : Faculty of Medicine, Lund University Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund

    Author : Sara Lina Hansson Halleröd; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2016]
    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

  4. 4. On the validity of neurodevelopmental disorders

    University dissertation from Lunds universitet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper Lund

    Author : Sara Lina Hansson; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Validity; screening; comorbidity; patient experience; neurodevelopmental disorders; autism; ADHD; A-TAC; reliability;

    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. Deciding who is the best Validity issues in selections and judgements in elite sport

    University dissertation from Umeå : Pedagogiska institutionen, Umeå universitet

    Author : Annika Johansson; Eva Olofsson; Josef Fahlén; Mats Franzén; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; selections in sports; predictions of sport performance; assessment of sport performance; consequences of selections; judgement; judging; measurements; sport; validity; reliability; acroski; alpine skiing; rhythmic gymnastics; soccer.; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : This thesis is about selection processes and processes of measuring and judging athletes in competitions in top-level sport. The purpose was to increase the knowledge of these processes and to analyse them from a validity perspective in order to contribute to the discussion of whether the “right” athletes are selected to participate in teams, competitions and games and whether the “right” athletes win. READ MORE