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ERIC Number: EJ482657
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-189X
Can There Be Validity without Reliability?
Moss, Pamela A.
Educational Researcher, v23 n2 p5-12 Mar 1994
The assumption that reliability is a necessary but insufficient condition for validity in assessment is challenged by exploring a dialectic between psychometric and hermeneutic approaches to drawing and warranting interpretations of human products of performance. Hermeneutic alternatives for epistemological and ethical purposes expand the range of high-stakes assessment. (Author/SLD)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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