ERIC Number: EJ469895
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Scaling Performance Assessments: Strategies for Managing Local Item Dependence.
Yen, Wendy M.
Journal of Educational Measurement, v30 n3 p187-213 Fall 1993
Results from the Maryland School Performance Assessment Program for 5,392 elementary school students and from the Comprehensive Tests of Basic Skills (multiple choice) for a national sample are used to explore local item independence (LID) of test items. Some strategies are suggested for measuring LID in performance assessments. (SLD)
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Equations (Mathematics), Mathematical Models, Mathematics Tests, Multiple Choice Tests, Performance Based Assessment, Reading Tests, Scaling, Scoring, State Programs, Student Evaluation, Test Items, Testing Programs
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Comprehensive Tests of Basic Skills