Differential Item Functioning
- Steven J. Osterlind - University of Missouri - Columbia, USA
- Howard T. Everson - The Center for Advanced Study in Education, City University of New York
Quantitative/Statistical Research (General) | Research Methods in Psychology | Test & Measurement
This new edition presents an up-to-date description of DIF; describes varying procedures for addressing DIF in practical testing contexts; presents useful examples and studies of DIF that readers may employ as a guide in their own DIF work; and briefly describes relevant features of major statistical packages that can be employed in DIF analysis (e.g., SPSS, SAS, M+, Minitab, and Systat).
This text is ideal for the measurement professional or advanced student who deals with educational or psychological assessment. Readers need only have a preliminary background in tests and measurement, including some beginning statistics and elementary algebra, in order to find this volume useful.