PS460 Psychological Tests and Measurements
Directions: Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling, and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) double‐spaced pages; refer to the “Format Requirementsʺ page for specific format requirements.
1. Distinguish between correlation and causation, providing one (1) significant difference. Provide 2 (two) examples that would show both causal and non-causal relations between some psychological values.
2. Describe two (2) specific practical examples of reliability of a test and two (2) specific practical examples of validity of a test.
3. Describe two (2) strengths and two (2) weaknesses of group administered achievement tests and two (2) strengths and two (2) weaknesses of individually administered achievement tests. Which do you think is more effective? Provide two (2) supporting facts to justify your position.
Please refer to the rubric on the next page for the grading criteria for this assignment.