Learning, Training, and Human Performance Glossary

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validation

A process of testing the effectiveness of instruction by administering the criterion test immediately after the instruction. Also, a process through which a course is administered and revised until learners effectively attain the base line objectives.

validity

The degree to which a test measures what it is intended to measure. Although there are several types of validity and different classification schemes for describing validity there are two major types of validity that test developers must be concerned with, they are content-related and criterion-related validity.

varied repetition

Design elements that repeat a segment of a lesson differently to enhance learning.

vestibule training

A variant of job rotation in which a separate work area is set up for a learner so that the actual work situation does not pressure the learner, (e.g. cockpit simulator).


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Updated September 1, 2016. Created April 4, 2005.

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