ERIC Number: EJ272088
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982
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The Effects of Guessing and Item Dependence on the Reliability and Validity of Recognition Based Cloze Tests.
Baldauf, Richard B., Jr.
Educational and Psychological Measurement, v42 n3 p855-67 Fall 1982
A Monte Carlo design examined how the effects of guessing and item dependence influence test characteristics and student scores. Although validity for cloze variants was high, multiple-choice cloze had significantly lower reliabilities than did true score equivalents. (Author/PN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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