SESSION TWO:

 

Factors affecting Reliability and Validity


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SESSION TWO Factors affecting Reliability and Validity

SESSION THREE AND FOUR : Strengths and weaknesses of Assessment tools; improving reliability and validity of assessment tools

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QUESTIONS ASKED TO INITIATE DISCUSSION TOPICS IN WEEK TWO:  

We now invite your opinions and views on the following issues:

  1.  What are the deficiencies which you feel affect our present day assessment methods?
  2. What are the factors which lower validity and reliability of :
    1. Multiple choice questions
    2. Essay type questions
    3. Clinical examination
    4. Oral examination/ viva voce

3. What are the sources of validity of the assessment tools you plan to use in your curriculum innovation projects?

 

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  • Meaningful interpretation of Assessment data
  • Basic Approaches to Validation
  • Factors which Lower Validity of Assessment results
  • Estimating Reliability of Scores
  • Factors which Lower Reliability of Assessments

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  • Need for validity evidence
  •  Which type of validity is more important?
  • How valid is valid enough?
  • Role of statistical analysis in reliability and validity
  • Sensitivity/ Specificity Vs. Reliability/ Validity