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ERIC Number: EJ317674
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1985
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The Use of Latent Trait Models in the Measurement of Cognitive Abilities and Skills.
Choppin, Bruce
Evaluation in Education: An International Review Series, v9 n1 p13-27 1985
Using the analogy of temperature measurement, the Rasch model is presented with arguments for its adoption as the basic scaling technique for achievement measures. Three extensions of the Rasch model for more complex testing are developed. Test development for the British national assessment program and the promise of item banking are also discussed. (BS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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