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The concept of validity : revision, new directions, and applications

Author: Robert W Lissitz
Publisher: Charlotte, NC : IAP, Information Age Publ., 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Nachdr.]View all editions and formats

Focuses on diverse perspectives about validity. This book offers an understanding of the core issues in validity along with directions toward possible resolutions. It presents ways to study validity  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert W Lissitz
ISBN: 9781607522270 1607522276 9781607522287 1607522284
OCLC Number: 692712084
Description: VI, 263 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Introduction, Robert W. Lissitz.; PART I: RELATIVELY MAINSTREAM. Packing and Unpacking Sources of Validity Evidence: History Repeats Itself Again, Stephen G. Sireci. Validating the Interpretations and Uses of Test Scores, Michael Kane. Validity as Contextualized and Pragmatic Explanation, and Its Implications for Validation Practice, Bruno D. Zumbo. Validity from the Perspective of Model-Based Reasoning, Robert J. Mislevy.; PART II: RELATIVELY DIVERGENT. Invalidity in Validity, Joel Michell. The End of Construct Validity, Denny Borsboom, Angelique O. J. Cramer, Rogier A. Kievit, Annemarie Zand Scholten, and Sanja Franic.; PART III: APPLICATION OR IENTED. Validity in Action: State Assessment Validity Evidence for Compliance with NCLB, William D. Schafer, Joyce Wang, and Vivian Wang. The Concept of Validity in the Context of NCLB, Robert L. Linn. Validity Is in the Eye of the Beholder: Conveying SAT Research Findings to the General Public, Krista Mattern, Jennifer Kobrin, Brian Patterson, Emily Shaw, and Wayne Camara. Content Validity Considerations in Language Testing Contexts, Micheline Chalhoub-Deville.
Responsibility: ed. by Robert W. Lissitz.


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