Validity in Assessments: Content, Construct & Predictive Validity


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

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

2. Validity is defined as _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Gauge your understanding of assessment validity and what this information reveals to teachers. For successful completion of this quiz, you must understand the three validity types and validity measurement.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment will test your understanding of the:

  • Three types of validity
  • Role of the coefficient in determining predictability
  • Best practices for achieving predictive validity through assessment

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about validity in assessments
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of the three types of validity to analyze a hypothetical situation and determine which type is being described
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as content, predictive, and construct validity

Additional Learning

Review the corresponding lesson, Validity in Assessments: Content, Construct & Predictive Validity. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define validity
  • Identify external and internal factors that impact validity
  • Explain how validity is measured using a coefficient
  • Describe content, predictive, and construct validity
  • Examine the relationship between validity and reliability