discussion week 2discussion week 2

discussion week 2discussion week 2


Imagine you have a close friend who was recently appointed to the school board in your district. Your friend has questions regarding assessment reliability and validity prior to the upcoming school board meeting and would like clarification on a few topics.

Respond to the following questions in a minimum of 175 words:

  • What is the relationship between assessment reliability and validity?
  • What kinds of evidence are typically used to confirm the presence or absence of assessment validity?
  • Why might a teacher need to be concerned about assessment validity?

Explain and provide rationale or specific examples to support your responses. 

Review the College’s Conceptual Framework.

  • How does this topic link to the College’s Conceptual Framework and the framework’s philosophical relationship to effective teacher preparation?