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Directions: Provide short answers of 75-150 words each for the following questions/statements. Do not exceed 250 words for your response. Use the textbook and any other scholarly resources to support your responses. Include at least three to four scholarly journal articles beyond the textbook and course readings.
What does the term “reliability” mean in testing and assessment?
What does the term “validity” mean in testing and assessment?
Why is it important to have both reliability and validity in the use of assessments?
In testing and assessment, what is norming?
5.Utilize your textbook to briefly explain each of the following concepts as they relate to psychological assessments/tests:
g.Scales of measurement:
h.Measures of central tendency:
i.Indices of variability:
j.Shapes and types of distribution: