1st IAEA Webinar Paul Newton, 28 October, 2020

On Wednesday, October 28, 2020 Paul Newton of Ofqual presented on: Validity: The Big Picture
In his presentation, Paul explains the two major threats to validity—construct underrepresentation and construct-irrelevant variance—in terms that your grandmother could understand. He introduces a metaphor, the signal processing metaphor, which helps us to understand how educational assessments are supposed to work; and, more importantly, how they can go wrong. This provides a “big picture” perspective on threats to validity (which he’ll illustrate with some big picture.
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