Identify levels of measurement in data collection instruments (CO 2)

Give one example of a data collection method used in one of the studies identified in your Unit 5 project. What variable was this method used to measure?

During Unit 5, you will be working on the following unit outcomes:

  • Identify levels of measurement in data collection instruments (CO 2)
  • Discuss the implications of levels of measurement for statistical analysis (CO 2)
  • Appraise the validity and reliability of data collection methods (CO 4)
  • Examine data collection methods in published research studies (CO 5)

Key Concepts this Week 

Credibility of Sources

  • Literature review
  • Locating and appraising the relevant evidence

Required Textbook

Houser, J. (2018). Nursing research: Reading, using and creating evidence (4th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning

  • Required Reading Assignments: Chapters 8 (pg. 189-228); 9 (pg. 244-246)
  • APA format 1 full-page with cover and reference pages in-text citations and two references.