Homework # 3, Chapter 5


1. What are the three major types of evidence to support the validity of test scores?


2. Which of these three has traditionally been viewed as most important for educational tests?


3. What are the two types of criterion validity?


4. Explain what discriminant validity is.


5. You are examining the relationship between self-esteem and depression. What is the maximum correlation you could obtain if the reliability for your self-esteem measure is .70 and the reliability for your depression measure is .80?