What is the definition of Validity?

Validity - refers to how well a test measures what it is purported to measure.

  • Types of validity:
    • Face validity - measures what it appears to measure; that it is possible.
      • Example, is it plausible that the Ely's Test is an assessment of...

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  • Reliability
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  • Specificity
  • Accuracy
  • Precision


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