Wk 3 Q1 Q2 Describe and discuss validity and reliability

Q1 –

Describe and discuss validity and reliability. Identify the threats to experimental validity. How would you go about designing an experimental study that will control for/reduce any potential threats to validity and reliability in your study? Provide at least two reliable references used to justify your responses.

Q2 –

A good experimental design serves three purposes, what are those three purposes? Identify a research project that utilizes a quantitative method design. Explain how you would determine the validity and reliability to both the design and the methods of your research.


Sheperis, C., Young, J., & Daniels, M. (2017). Counseling Research – Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods. Boston: Pearson Inc.