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ERIC Number: ED563398
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Mar-27
Pages: 22
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
The Effect of Using Different Weights for Multiple-Choice and Free-Response Item Sections
Hendrickson, Amy; Patterson, Brian; Melican, Gerald
College Board, Slides presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) (New York City, NY, Mar 27, 2008)
Presented at the Annual National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) in New York in March 2008. This presentation explores how different item weighting can affect the effective weights, validity coefficents and test reliability of composite scores among test takers.
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Publication Type: Reference Materials - General; Non-Print Media
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; High Schools; Secondary Education
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: College Board
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: SAT (College Admission Test)