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ERIC Number: EJ412566
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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Using Differential Item Functioning Procedures to Explore Sources of Item Difficulty and Group Performance Characteristics.
Scheuneman, Janice Dowd; Gerritz, Kalle
Journal of Educational Measurement, v27 n2 p109-31 Sum 1990
Differential item functioning (DIF) methodology for revealing sources of item difficulty and performance characteristics of different groups was explored. A total of 150 Scholastic Aptitude Test items and 132 Graduate Record Examination general test items were analyzed. DIF was evaluated for males and females and Blacks and Whites. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Graduate Record Examinations; SAT (College Admission Test)