ERIC Number: EJ538589
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Reliability of Credentialing Examinations and the Impact of Scoring Models and Standard-Setting Policies.
Hambleton, Ronald K.; Slater, Sharon C.
Applied Measurement in Education, v10 n1 p19-38 1997
A brief history of developments in the assessment of the reliability of credentialing examinations is presented, and some new results are outlined that highlight the interactions among scoring, standard setting, and the reliability and validity of pass-fail decisions. Decision consistency is an important concept in evaluating credentialing examinations. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Journal Articles
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Note: Special issue titled "Evidence Needed for Credentialing Test Score Interpretation and Use." Version of a paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (San Francisco, CA, April 1995).