Module 4: Validity (screen 4 of 4)

Now that you have learned more about validity, it's time to put that knowledge to use.

Below are some scenarios that ask you to use what you've learned about validity in a real-life situation.  Pick the one that is most appropriate for you.


1. Elementary education

2. Secondary and post-secondary education

3. Government

4. Business

5. Non-profit







Positive Washback

When you pick a test that matches the test publishers' purposes with your purposes for testing and your school's curriculum, you increase the validity of your test use.  You can then use the results of the testing to help improve your own teaching.