Ponterotto, J. G., & Ruckdeschel, D. E. (2007). An overview of coefficient alpha and a reliability matrix for estimating adequacy of internal consistency coefficients with psychological research measures. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 3, 997. This resource provides one of the best overviews of how to assess the reliability of a data collection instrument. Pay particular attention to Table 3 in the article.
Besnoy, K. D., Dantzler, J., Besnoy, L. R., & Byrne, C. (2016). Using Exploratory and Confirmatory Factor Analysis to Measure Construct Validity of the Traits, Aptitudes, and Behaviors Scale (TABS). Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 39(1), 3–22. This article provides an example of the process that one would take to validate a newly constructed data collection instrument.
Schreiber, J. B., Nora, A., Stage, F. K., Barlow, E. A., & King, J. (2006). Reporting structural equation modeling and confirmatory factor analysis results: A review. Journal of Educational Research, 99(6), 323–337. This article provides guidelines for how to report the findings from a confirmatory factor analysis. You can use this article to help you with your Week 7 assignment.