Evaluation Glossary

Validation

The process of determining the appropriateness, meaningfulness, and usefulness of a measure, an instrument, or an assessment process, and of the inferences made from the results of it.

Source

Patricia Wheeler, Geneva D. Haertel, and Michael Scriven. (1992). Teacher Evaluation Glossary, Kalamazoo, MI: The Evaluation Center, Western Michigan University.

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