Types of Validity Evidence

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Types of Validity Evidence by Mind Map: Types of Validity Evidence

1. Construct validity evidence-refers to the association of the test with an underlying theory. it is a logical explanation or rationale that can account for the interrelationships among a set of variables (Kubiszyn & Borich, 2010).

1.1. Goals

1.1.1. Goal 1

1.1.2. Goal 2

1.2. Rules

1.2.1. Session Rule 1

1.2.2. Session Rule 2

1.3. Define Problems

1.4. Capture Ideas

1.5. Prioritize Ideas

1.6. Define Action Points

2. Concurrent criterion related-Comparing test with another indicator at the same time..measures that can be administered at the same time as the measure to be validated (Kubiszyn & Borich, 2010).

2.1. Problem 1

2.2. Problem 2

3. Predictive validity evidence-refers to how well the test predicts some future behavior of the examinees (Kubiszyn &Borich, 2010). Example: Applicant who scores low on test (but passed & were hired) had more disciplinary citations in their record a year later than the person who scored higher on the test.

3.1. Idea 1

3.1.1. Sub Idea 1

3.1.2. Sub Idea 2

3.2. Idea 2

3.3. Idea 3

3.4. Idea 4

4. Content for Validity evidence- is a test established by inspecting test questions to see whether they correspond to what the user decides should be covered by the test (Kubiszyn & Borich, 2010). "Face validity" -does the test look like it measures what it is supposed to measure? Example: Asking a student if they are feeling happy or sad and making a checklist about perso's mood.

4.1. High Priority

4.2. Medium Priority

4.3. Low Priority

5. Criterion related Evidence-Do the test results match up with other known measuresof characteristics. Scores from a test are correlated with an external concurrent and prediative (Kubiszyn & Borich, 2010).

5.1. Action Point 1

5.2. Action Point 2