Module 3: Reliability (screen 1 of 4)

Introductory questions

  1. What’s the difference between reliability and validity?
  2. How can I tell if a test is reliable?
  3. Am I able to give a test under the same conditions each time I administer it?
  4. How can I make sure a test is scored consistently?

Test Reliability

Module 3 focuses on test selection and reliability.  You will learn about the importance of reliability in selecting a test and consider practical issues that can affect the reliability of test administration and scoring.


check mark Understand reliability and its importance in test selection.
check mark Consider practical issues that can impact test reliability.





Focus on......... Reliability


Understanding what reliability means and why it is important allows you to explain, for example, why the scores from your morning class are comparable to the test scores of your afternoon class.