ERIC Number: EJ389982
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Implications of Item Response Theory for the Measurement Practitioner.
Loyd, Brenda H.
Applied Measurement in Education, v1 n2 p135-43 1988
The impact of item response theory (IRT) on the measurement practitioner is discussed, with a review of potential benefits. The complexity of IRT theory and procedures and the lack of robustness of IRT procedures to violation of assumptions must be recognized for the measurement practitioner to realize its advantages. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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