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Alignment Table for Instrument Characteristics

The alignment table for sound project evaluation instruments can be viewed either as a whole, displaying all three principal characteristics of instruments, or as three separate tables corresponding to instrument characteristics: (1) Design, (2) Technical Quality, and (3) Utility. See the alignment table overview for a general description of what appears in the alignment tables.

  • Design
    • Alignment with Intents | Principled Assessment Designs | Item Construction & Instrument Development | Quality Assurance
  • Technicial Quality
    • Validity | Reliability | Errors of Measurement
  • Use & Utility
    • Instrument Data Preparation | Reports of Test Construction Practices | Instrument Accessibility

The glossary and quality criteria entries for instrument characteristics can also be vewied separately.

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