The influence of observation length on the dependability of data.

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Although direct observation is one of the most frequently used assessment methods by school psychologists, studies have shown that the number of observations needed to obtain a dependable estimate of student behavior may be impractical. Because direct observation may be used to inform important decisions about students, it is crucial that data be reliable… (More)
DOI: 10.1037/spq0000005

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@article{Ferguson2012TheIO, title={The influence of observation length on the dependability of data.}, author={Tyler David Ferguson and Amy M. Briesch and Robert J. Volpe and Brian R. Daniels}, journal={School psychology quarterly : the official journal of the Division of School Psychology, American Psychological Association}, year={2012}, volume={27 4}, pages={187-97} }