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Test equating : methods and practices

Author: Michael J Kolen; Robert L Brennan
Publisher: New York : Springer-Verlag, ©1995.
Series: Springer series in statistics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In recent years, many researchers in the psychology and statistics communities have paid increasing attention to test equating as issues of using multiple test forms have arisen and in response to criticisms of traditional testing techniques. This book provides a practically oriented introduction to test equating which both discusses the most frequently used equating methodologies and covers many of the practical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kolen, Michael J.
Test equating.
New York : Springer-Verlag, ©1995
(DLC) 95005883
(OCoLC)32052218
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Kolen; Robert L Brennan
ISBN: 9781475724127 1475724128 9781475724141 1475724144
OCLC Number: 604408540
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 333 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Preface --
Notation --
Chap. 1. Introduction and concepts --
Chap. 2. Observed score equating using the random groups design --
Chap. 3. Random groups : smoothing in equipercentile equating --
Chap. 4. Nonequivalent groups : linear methods --
Chap. 5. Nonequivalent groups : equipercentile methods --
Chap. 6. Item response theory methods --
Chap. 7. Standard errors of equating --
Chap. 8. Practical issues in equating and scaling to achieve comparability --
References --
Appendix A. Answers to exercises --
Appendix B. Computer programs and data sets --
Index.
Series Title: Springer series in statistics.
Responsibility: Michael J. Kolen, Robert L. Brennan.

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This text provides a practically-oriented introduction to test equating, covering discussions of the most frequently used equating methodologies and many of the practical issues involved.  Read more...

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