Evaluation and standards of research quality are important in both qualitative and quantitative research. Reliability and validity are two measures of research rigor, both important for scholar-practitioners to understand in order to conduct and interpret quality research. Validity and reliability constructs are approached differently in quantitative and qualitative research. After viewing the presentation and the Reading and Study material for this module, respond to the following:
- Describe validity and reliability measures for qualitative research and how they compare to quanitative research constructs.
- Which validation and reliability constructs can you employ in your ADRP study?
- Why is demonstrating validity and reliability important for a Christian researcher?