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ERIC Number: ED492611
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Aug
Pages: 205
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 43
Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 1998-99 (ECLS-K): Psychometric Report for the Third Grade. NCES 2005-062
Pollack, Judith M.; Rock, Donald A.; Weiss, Michael J.; Atkins-Burnett, Sally; Tourangeau, Karen; West, Jerry; Hausken, Elvira Germino
National Center for Education Statistics
This methodological report documents the design, development, and psychometric characteristics of the assessment instruments used in the third grade data collection of the ECLS-K. The instruments examined include those developed to measure cognitive and socioemotional development. In addition, issues in analyzing longitudinal measures are discussed. This report is organized into the following chapters: (1) Introduction; (2) Design and Development of the Assessment Instruments; (3) Analysis Methodology; (4) Psychometric Characteristics of the ECLS-K Direct Cognitive Battery; (5) Direct Cognitive Assessments: Longitudinal Measurement; and (6) Psychometric Characteristics of the Indirect Measures and the Direct Self Description Questionnaire. The following are appended: (1) Score Statistics for Direct Cognitive Measures for Selected Subgroups; and (2) ECLS-K Item Parameters and Item Fit by Rounds. (Contains 100 tables, 2 exhibits, and 5 figures.)
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.; Educational Testing Service, Washington, DC.; Toledo Univ., OH.; Westat, Inc., Rockville, MD.
IES Funded: Yes
IES Cited: ED544189