Validity, Reliability & Bias of Educational Assessments Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT an advantage of a high-stakes test?

Question 2 2. If a teacher wants to assess predictive validity of a test, a common way to achieve this is by _____.

Question 3 3. Standardized assessments should not replace end-of-course exams because _____.

Question 4 4. Which of the following validity coefficients would indicate a highly predictive assessment?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is a method to obtain a reliability coefficient?

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Question 6 6. An assessment is the process of making _____ about a student's knowledge and abilities.

Question 7 7. Using idiomatic phrases such as 'bury the hatchet' could lead to _____.

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT considered a misuse of standardized assessments?

Question 9 9. High-stakes testing involves the use of _____.

Question 10 10. A teacher includes three test items that assess the same concept. This teacher is attempting to assess _____ reliability of the instrument.

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Question 11 11. High-stakes testing results can impact all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 12 12. A school wants to determine if an assessment has reliability over time. They administer the same assessment at the beginning of a school year and at the end. The school is assessing _____ reliability.

Question 13 13. Sanjay stopped taking the test when he came upon several questions with words that had different meanings and contexts to him. This is an example of:

Question 14 14. _____ assessments are constructed by experts and published for use in schools.

Question 15 15. Validity is defined as _____.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following statements is TRUE of high-stakes testing and accountability?

Question 17 17. The use of differing test administration and instruction potentially results in _____.

Question 18 18. A _____ is an attribute (such as self-esteem, motivation and language proficiency) that is inferred from consistent behavior.

Question 19 19. Which of the following is most likely an acceptable reliability coefficient for a standardized assessment?

Question 20 20. Which of the following test-taker differences is NOT likely to result in test bias?

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Question 21 21. All of the following are considered uses of standardized assessments EXCEPT:

Question 22 22. What makes a test biased?

Question 23 23. Under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, _____.

Question 24 24. Three raters compared their individual scores in order to assess _____ reliability.

Question 25 25. A test with high _____ validity references the material actually taught to the students.

Validity, Reliability & Bias of Educational Assessments Chapter Exam Instructions

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