Validity Argument References and Suggested Readings
Cizek, G. J., Bowen, D., & Church, K. (2010, September). Sources of Validity Evidence for Educational and Psychological Tests: A Follow-Up Study. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 70(5), 732-743. Article available for purchase at: http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/0013164410379323
Kane, M. T. (2013). Validating the Interpretations and Uses of Test Scores. Journal of Educational Measurement, 50(1), 1–73. Article available for purchase at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/wol1/doi/10.1111/jedm.12000/full
Pellegrino, J. W., DiBello, L. V., & Goldman. S. R. (2016). A Framework for Conceptualizing and Evaluating the Validity of Instructionally Relevant Assessments. Educational Psychologist, 0(0), 1–23. Article available for purchase at: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00461520.2016.1145550
SCILLSS Digital Workbook on Educational Assessment Design and Evaluation: Creating and Evaluating Effective Educational Assessments
- Chapter 1.1 Assessment Purposes and Uses
- Chapter 1.2 Validity as the Key Principle of Assessment Quality
- Chapter 1.3 Four Validity Questions to Guide Assessment Development and Evaluation
- Chapter 1.4 Summary and Next Steps
- Chapter 2.1 Review of Key Concepts from Chapter 1
- Chapter 2.2 The Concept of Construct Coherence
- Chapter 2.3 Validity Questions Related to Construct Coherence
- Chapter 3.1 Review of Key Concepts from Chapters 1 and 2
- Chapter 3.2 What is Comparability and Why is it Important?
- Chapter 3.3 What is Reliability/Precision and Why is it Important?
- Chapter 3.4 Validity Questions Related to Comparability and Reliability/Precision
- Chapter 4.1 Review of Key Concepts from Chapters 1, 2, and 3
- Chapter 4.2 What is Fairness and Accessibility and Why is it Important?
- Chapter 4.3 Validity Questions Related to Fairness and Accessibility
- Chapter 5.1 Review of Key Concepts from Chapters 1, 2, 3, and 4
- Chapter 5.2 Consequences Associated with Testing
- Chapter 5.3 Validity Questions Related to Consequences