ERIC Number: ED337490
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
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Advances in Educational and Psychological Testing: Theory and Applications. Evaluation in Education and Human Services Series.
Hambleton, Ronald K., Ed.; Zaal, Jac N., Ed.
The 14 chapters of this book focus on the technical advances, advances in applied settings, and emerging topics in the testing field. Part 1 discusses methodological advances, Part 2 considers developments in applied settings, and Part 3 reviews emerging topics in the field of testing. Part 1 papers include: (1) "Advances in Criterion-Referenced Measurement" (R. K. Hambleton and H. J. Rogers); (2) "Generalizability Theory" (D. N. M. de Gruijter and L. J. T. van der Kamp); (3) "Item Response Theory" (D. J. Weiss and M. E. Yoes); (4) "Analysis of Covariance Structures" (H. Swaminathan); (5) "Applications of Decision Theory to Test-Based Decision Making" (W. J. van der Linden); and (6) "Meta-Analysis" (J. E. Hunter and F. L. Schmidt). Part 2 papers include: (7) "Developments in Personnel Selection Methodology" (R. A. Roe and M. A. M. Greuter); (8) "Assessment Centers at the Dutch Central Government" (J. N. Zaal); (9) "Current Perspectives in the Assessment of the Handicapped" (S. Scarpati); (10) "Testing across Cultures" (F. J. R. van de Vijver and Y. P. Poortinga); and (11) "Reflections on Large-Scale Assessments of Student Achievement" (K. MacRury and others). Part 3 papers include: (12) "Computerized Adaptive Testing: Theory, Applications, and Standards" (R. K. Hambleton and others); (13) "Cognitive Theory and Psychometrics" R. J. Sternberg); and (14) "The Evolution of Ethical and Technical Standards for Testing" (W. Haney and G. Madaus). Chapter abstracts, biographical sketches of the contributing authors, and an index are included. (SLD)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Analysis of Covariance, Aptitude Tests, Computer Assisted Testing, Cross Cultural Studies, Decision Making, Educational Assessment, Educational Trends, Equations (Mathematics), Foreign Countries, Generalizability Theory, Item Response Theory, Mathematical Models, Meta Analysis, Personnel Selection, Psychological Testing, Psychometrics, Technological Advancement, Test Use
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Identifiers: Decision Theory; Netherlands