+
4 Tutorials that teach Measurement
Take your pick:
Measurement

Measurement

Author: Paul Hannan
Description:

This lesson will explain the ideas of measurement, concept, variable, independent variable and dependent variable, reliability and validity

(more)
See More
Try a College Course Free

Sophia’s self-paced online courses are a great way to save time and money as you earn credits eligible for transfer to over 2,000 colleges and universities.*

Begin Free Trial
No credit card required

26 Sophia partners guarantee credit transfer.

226 Institutions have accepted or given pre-approval for credit transfer.

* The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Credit®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for 21 of Sophia’s online courses. More than 2,000 colleges and universities consider ACE CREDIT recommendations in determining the applicability to their course and degree programs.

Tutorial
Terms to Know
  • Concept

    A simplified, working representation of the social world; i.e. "class" or "family."

  • Dependent Variable

    The "effect" or the outcome of the change in the independent variable.

  • Independent Variable

    The "cause" driving the change in the dependent variable.

  • Measurement

    The process of determining the value of a variable.

  • Reliability

    Consistency in the valuation of a variable.

  • Validity

    Actually measuring the data the you set out to capture.

  • Variable

    A characteristic such as age, class, income, education, ect.. that varies throughout the population as a whole.