Template for validating an assessment tool
Questionnaire Validation in a Nutshell (I strongly recommend running PCA and CA again after completing the formal data collection phase [i.e., after you use your questionnaire to collect “real” data].You want to make sure that you get the same factor loading patterns.) When reporting the results of your study you can claim that you used a questionnaire whose face validity was established experts.
This research, which helps connect classroom teaching and assessment to practice, is the first of its kind in physical therapy education to use published professional documents to validate a standardized patient assessment tool.
During standardized patient encounters students have to demonstrate advancing skills over a series of four encounters which correspond with practice expectations found in Physical Therapy core professional documents such as .