Asked by Serena Ibsais on Feb 29, 2024

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What term is commonly used to refer to the entire body of accumulated validity evidence about a test or assessment?

A) Content validity
B) Criterion validity
C) Construct validity
D) Discriminant validity

Validity Evidence

Information or data that supports the accuracy and appropriateness of the inferences made from test scores or other assessment outcomes.

Accumulated Validity

The overall demonstration of a test's validity, based on the aggregation of evidence from multiple studies and sources over time.

  • Understand the significance of validity evidence in supporting the interpretation of test scores for their intended uses.
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Michael Dotson

Feb 29, 2024

Final Answer :
C
Explanation :
The term commonly used to refer to the entire body of accumulated validity evidence about a test or assessment is construct validity. Content, criterion, and discriminant validity refer to specific types of validity evidence within the broader construct validity framework.