ERIC Number: EJ542102
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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The New Rules of Measurement.
Embretson, Susan E.
Psychological Assessment, v8 n4 p341-49 Dec 1996
Classical test theory is contrasted with new rules of measurement. In the newer, model-based test theory, item response theory (IRT), some old rules of measurement no longer apply. Six old rules that conflict with the new rules are reviewed. Sources of additional information about IRT are listed. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Journal Articles
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Note: Special section titled "What Every Psychologist Should Know about Assessment." A version of this article was presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association (New York, NY, August 1995).