Data Collection and Measurement (graded)
The tools that we use to collect data need to be reliable and valid. Define these terms with respect to research and explain why they are important.
Consider data collection and measure methods as you read the following online or after you download it.
American Nurses Association. (2014). Fast facts: The nursing workforce 2014: Growth, salaries, education, demographics & trends. Retrieved from http://nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/ThePracticeofProfessionalNursing/workforce/Fast-Facts-2014-Nursing-Workforce.pdf
Review these facts and describe what the results say about this sample of the nursing workforce. What do you believe was the intent of the researcher who designed the survey?