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Do results apply to my program?: External validity, generalizability, and transferability refer to fairly similar ideas.

by Adar Ben-Eliyahu, Ph.D. Technically speaking there are slight differences in the definitions presented below: External validity– to what extent do the study findings apply to other programs not studied within the particular study? Generalizability  – is this true for other similar programs? Transferability – can this be applied to other programs that are different? […]