ERIC Number: ED558085
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jan
Abstractor: As Provided
An SAT® Validity Primer
Shaw, Emily J.
This primer should provide the reader with a deeper understanding of the concept of test validity and will present the recent available validity evidence on the relationship between SAT® scores and important college outcomes. In addition, the content examined on the SAT will be discussed as well as the fundamental attention paid to the fairness of SAT scores for all students.
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Test Validity, Scores, Outcomes of Education, Scoring, College Admission, Grade Point Average, Grades (Scholastic), Academic Persistence, Graduation, Higher Education, Postsecondary Education, College Freshmen, High School Students, College Students, Generalization, Prediction, Language Arts, English Instruction, Mathematics Instruction, Reading Achievement, Writing Achievement, Mathematics Achievement, Test Content, Test Bias, Standardized Tests
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; High Schools; Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: College Board
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: SAT (College Admission Test)