Ability Assessment Evaluation

Ability Assessment Evaluation 
Select an existing Ability Test and discuss the possible sources of error that may be inherent in this instrument. Explain why some sources of error are likely to be larger than others for your selected test. Along with the text, and the two articles listed below, locate an additional two peer-reviewed journal articles. (5 total references) The (2) articles below are accessible through the following Library links. Respond to the corresponding questions in an essay format; summarize the salient validity issues in each article. Maydeu-Olivares, A., Coffman, D. L., Garcia-Forero, C., & Gallardo-Pujol, D. (2010). Hypothesis testing for coefficient alpha: An SEM approach. Behavior Research Methods, 42(2), 618. Retrieved from https://search-proquest-com.libauth.purdueglobal.edu/central/docview/347860499?accountid=34544 1. Describe at least three (3) different situations these researchers used to test their hypotheses. 2. Discuss why the authors attribute the assumptions of normal and asymptotically distributions. Streiner, D. L. (2003). Starting at the Beginning: An Introduction to Coefficient Alpha and Internal Consistency. Journal of Personality Assessment, 80(1), 99-103. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com.libauth.purdueglobal.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=9243124&site=eds-live 1. Why did this author caution the use and interpretation of the Cronbach’s alpha? 2. What are four myths that underlie a researcher’s use of alpha to estimate reliability?
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