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Education Scholarship Session - October 2023 - Validity in Education Research

When: Wednesday, October 25, 2023
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CT

Where: Online
Webcast Link

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: FAME   (312) 503-2874

Group: Feinberg Academy of Medical Educators - FAME

Category: Academic, Lectures & Meetings


Celia O'Brien, PhD
Assistant Dean for Program Evaluation and Accreditation
Assistant Professor of Medical Education

Learning Objectives

1. Define the concept of validity and why robust validity arguments produce more trustworthy research findings.

2. Describe two validity frameworks commonly used in health professions education research.

3. Generate specific examples of validity evidence often used by educational researchers to defend decisions and findings drawn from data.

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