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NREPP Glossary

The following definitions have been drawn from numerous sources and are tailored specifically for content on the NREPP Web site. The terms defined here may have slightly different meanings in other settings.

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Validity of measure
The degree to which a measure accurately captures the meaning of a concept or construct. Key types include pragmatic/predictive, face, concurrent/criterion, and construct. Validity of measures is one of the six NREPP criteria used to rate Quality of Research.