Test Scoring

Test Scoring

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Test Scoring provides a summary of traditional true score test theory and modern item response theory related to scoring tests, as well as novel developments resulting from the integration of these approaches. The background material introduced in the first four chapters builds a foundation for the new developments covered in later chapters. These new methods offer alternative psychometric approaches to scoring complex assessments. Each of the book's contributors draws from the classic literature of traditional test theory, as well as psychometric developments of the past decade. The emphasis is on large-scale educational measurement but the topics and procedures may be applied broadly within many measurement contexts. Numerous graphs and illustrative examples based on real tests and actual data are integrated throughout. This multi-authored volume shows the reader how to combine the coded outcomes on individual test items into a numerical summary about the examinee's performance. This book is intended for researchers and students in education and other social sciences interested in educational assessment and policy, the design and development of tests, and the procedures for test administration and scoring. Prerequisites include an introduction to educational and psychological measurement and basic statistics. Knowledge of differential and integral calculus and matrix algebra is helpful but not required.In tests intended to measure academic proficiency, the basis for the scoring rule is usually that the question has some correct answer; however, the idea of a aquot; correct answeraquot; may be interpreted broadly-there may be many answers that are interpreted as correct. A scoring rule may be as narrow ... In New Jersey, candidates drive a car around a special course with no other traffic. The ex aminer must inferanbsp;...


Title:Test Scoring
Author: David Thissen, Howard Wainer
Publisher:Routledge - 2001-05-01
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