chapter 9:


Key objectives covered in this chapter:

  • Define the term reliability.
  • Differentiate the functions of the following different reliability measures: Coefficient-α (alpha), mastery decision consistency, equivalent/alternate forms reliability, and rater reliability.
  • Differentiate a two-component test from a single component test and describe how the reliability of a two-component test is determined.
  • List and discuss strategies for enhancing reliability.

Myth: A test is either reliable or unreliable.


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