Discussion 1 and 2

Week 6 Discussion Prompt 1

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It is important to determine the validity and reliability of the research instruments when reading a research study. How does the validity and reliability of an instrument influence the credibility of the study and the value of the evidence?

Week 6 Discussion Prompt 2

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What characteristics should be appraised when evaluating qualitative and quantitative research design? Which characteristics are the most important and why?