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Psychometric methods : item response theory for psychologists

Author: Susan E Embretson; Steve Reise
Publisher: Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers, 2000.
Series: Multivariate applications book series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

This book seeks to explain Information Response Theory (IRT). Familiar psychological concepts are used to help explain various IRT principles. It aims to develop an intuitive understanding of IRT  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan E Embretson; Steve Reise
ISBN: 0805828184 9780805828184 0805828192 9780805828191
OCLC Number: 84100645
Description: pages cm.
Contents: Contents: Preface. Part I: Introduction. Introduction. Part II: Item Response Theory Principles: Some Contrasts and Comparisons. The New Rules of Measurement. Item Response Theory as Model-Based Measurement. Part III: The Fundamentals of Item Response Theory. Binary IRT Models. Polytomous IRT Models. The Trait Level Measurement Scale: Meaning, Interpretations, and Measurement-Scale Properties. Measuring Persons: Scoring Examinees With IRT Models. Calibrating Items: Estimation. Assessing the Fit of IRT Models. Part IV: Applications of IRT Models. IRT Applications: DIF, CAT, and Scale Analysis. IRT Applications in Cognitive and Developmental Assessment. Applications of IRT in Personality and Attitude Assessment. Computer Programs for Conducting IRT Parameter Estimation.
Series Title: Multivariate applications book series.
Responsibility: Susan Embretson and Steve Reise.


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"It will be a useful book for a first course in IRT....a good book...for the working psychologist and the psychologist's mentor to share..."-Contemporary Psychology"...useful to anyone wanting to Read more...

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