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Fundamentals of Item Response Theory
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Fundamentals of Item Response Theory



September 1991 | 184 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
By using familiar concepts from classical measurement methods and basic statistics, this book introduces the basics of item response theory (IRT) and explains the application of IRT methods to problems in test construction, identification of potentially biased test items, test equating and computerized-adaptive testing. The book also includes a thorough discussion of alternative procedures for estimating IRT parameters and concludes with an exploration of new directions in IRT research and development.
 
Background
 
Concepts, Models, and Features
 
Ability and Item Parameter Estimation
 
Assessment of Model-Data Fit
 
The Ability Scale
 
Item and Test Information and Efficiency Functions
 
Test Construction
 
Identification of Potentially Biased Test Items
 
Test Score Equating
 
Computerized Adaptive Testing
 
Future Directions of Item Response Theory

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