Validity and Reliability

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Validity and Reliability by Mind Map: Validity and Reliability

1. Validity refers to the accuracy of an assessment -- whether or not it measures what it is supposed to measure.

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1.3. Phone Calls

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1.4. Meetings

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2. Since teachers, parents, and school districts make decisions about students based on assessments (such as grades, promotions, and graduation), the validity inferred from the assessments is essential -- even more crucial than the reliability

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2.3. Phone Calls

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3. Reliability refers to the extent to which assessments are consistent.

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3.2. Tasks

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3.3. Phone Calls

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3.4. Meetings

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4. Another measure of reliability is the internal consistency of the items.