Course Code: 12373
Reliability and Validity in Language Assessment (Pri/Sec/JC) (CL)
by Ms Lin Rongchan
Sub-CategoryAssessment & Teaching
Duration (Hrs)2
VenueSCCL ( Location Map)

Course Objective

Course supported by CPDD.

This lecture is an introduction to reliability and validity in language assessment. It aims to develop educators’ assessment literacy and promote their professional development.

At the end of this course, participants would be able to:
1.Articulate the concept of reliability
2.Articulate the concept of validity
3.Explain the relationship between reliability and validity
4.Apply the concepts to reflect on personal and professional experiences
5.Develop an appreciation for the relationship between theory, practice and research

Course Outline

This course comprises the following sections:
1.Introduction to reliability and validity (e.g., definition and types)
2.Exploring the relationship between reliability and validity
3.Participants’ personal reflections
4.Instructor’s sharing of personal research related to the two assessment concepts

Course Prerequisite