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ERIC Number: EJ1111228
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Feb
Pages: 30
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 60
ISSN: EISSN-2330-8516
Approaches to the Design of Diagnostic Item Models. Research Report. ETS RR-08-07
Graf, Edith Aurora
ETS Research Report Series, Feb 2008
Quantitative item models are item structures that may be expressed in terms of mathematical variables and constraints. An item model may be developed as a computer program from which large numbers of items are automatically generated. Item models can be used to produce large numbers of items for use in traditional, large-scale assessments. But they have potential for use in other areas as well, including diagnostic assessment. In this report, I first review research on diagnostic assessment and then discuss how approaches to diagnostic assessment can inform the design of diagnostic item models.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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