Validity, Reliability, and Generalizability
1. There are three very important elements to every research design that must be considered: Validity, Reliability, and Generalizability. What do these three terms mean and why are they so important? You should consider these when developing your own design.
2. A tremendous amount of research is conducted each year through secondary analysis. What is secondary analysis and what are the advantages and disadvantages of using secondary data? Give an example of a study that was done using secondary data analysis and summarize the findings briefly. Be sure it is peer reviewed.
Your initial post should be at least 750 words.
Initial responses are to be original in content and demonstrate a thorough analysis of the topic.
Include at least two properly cited peer reviewed references.