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Test Validity

Scope Note: 
Extent to which a test, inventory, rating scale, questionnaire, etc., is an effective index of what it is used or intended to measure (Note: Prior to Mar80, "Validity" was not restricted by a Scope Note, and many items indexed by "Validity" should have been indexed with "Test Validity")
Category: Measurement
Broader Terms
Narrower Terms
Construct Validity
Content Validity
Related Terms
Assessment Literacy
Confidence Testing
Factor Analysis
Factor Structure
Item Analysis
Item Response Theory
Multitrait Multimethod Techniques
Predictive Measurement
Predictive Validity
Predictor Variables
Response Style (Tests)
Robustness (Statistics)
Test Bias
Test Coaching
Test Construction
Test Interpretation
Test Items
Test Reliability
Test Results
Test Reviews
Test Score Decline
Test Selection
Test Theory
Test Use
Test Wiseness
Testing Problems
Added to ERIC: 7/1/1966