split-half method

split-half method

[′split ‚haf ‚meth·əd]
(statistics)
A method used to gage the reliability of a test; two sets of scores are obtained from the same test, one set from odd items and one set from even items, and the scores of the two sets are correlated.
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Cronbach's alpha coefficient and split-half method were employed in order to check the reliability of the inventory, which were 0.
While the reliability of the instrument was further ascertained through the split-half method, which yielded a correlation coefficient of .
For those familiar with the split-half method for assessing reliability, alpha has an additional interpretation worth noting.
Other models to determine reliability are the test-retest procedure and the split-half method.