Understanding Validity and Reliability in Assessment
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Understanding Validity and Reliability in Assessment

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True or false: Valid assessments measure what students know, understand, and can do in relation to the curricular outcomes.

True

True or false: Reliability in assessment is focused on consistent interpretation by the same teacher regarding a student’s demonstration of learning.

False

True or false: Teachers can ask themselves about the reliability of their assessments by considering if another teacher would arrive at the same conclusion if assessed at a different time using the same methods.

True

True or false: The Ontario Ministry of Education defines reliability as the degree to which an assessment measures what it claims to measure.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

True or false: Validity is the degree to which an assessment or evaluation actually measures what it claims to measure.

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

Validity and reliability are synonymous terms.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

Strong validity supports improved reliability.

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

Consistent reliability ensures valid assessments.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

Validity in student assessment is focused on understanding how to measure accurately.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

Assessment tools do not need to align with curricular outcomes to ensure validity.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

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