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To what extent are the constructs successfully operationalized?
construct validity
To what extent does the research design allow causal conclusions to be reached?
internal validity
How generalizable are the results of a study?
external validity
Does the test reflect the domain you're trying to measure?
content validity
Do the items included in a measuring instrument or test adequately represent the content of the property that the investigator wishes to measure?
content validity
A demonstration that the items of a test are drawn from the domain being measured
content validity
Does the test actually predict behavior that it is supposed to predict?
criterion-related validity
A type of validity in which statistical evidence is used to establish validity
criterion-related validity
Correlating a test with the actual behavior
criterion-related validity
predictive validity and concurrent validity
types of criterion-related validity
2 types of criterion-related validity
predictive, concurrent validity
When a measure correctly predicts a future outcome, it has...
...predictive validity
Employment tests are a type of...
...predictive validity
A type of validity that is established by collecting and comparing two different measures at the same time
concurrent validity
If things that measure the same construct are highly related, they have...
...convergent validity
Same construct assessed using different measures
convergent validity
Things that measure different constructs should not be related
discriminant validity
Different constructs assessed using different measures and the same measure
discriminant validity
An investigator examines whether a measure is related to other variables as required by theory
construct validity
Degree to which inferences can legitimately be made from operationalizations in a study to the theoretical constructs on which your study was based
construct validity
Inadequate number of items, poor item writing, lack of pilot testing, lack of item analysis procedures are threats to...
...construct validity
Does the test predict what it's supposed to predict?
criterion-related validity
Prove by comparing scores with the criterion
criterion-related validity
Correlation of the test being validated with some well-respected outside measure of the same objectives/specification
criterion-related validity