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ERIC Number: EJ184215
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1978
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CONTRAST: A Computer Program for Evaluating Item Bias
Pine, Steven M.; Wattawa, Scott
Educational and Psychological Measurement, 38, 1, 147-51, Spr 78
A computer program for a comparative evaluation of the extent of item bias between two subgroups in a test population is described. The program calculates an index of bias based on Angoff's elliptical distance measure, and provides statistics for determining the similarity of intergroup item parameters. (Author/JKS)
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