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ERIC Number: EJ545458
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0895-7347
Contextual Characteristics of Locally Dependent Open-Ended Item Clusters in a Large-Scale Performance Assessment.
Ferrara, Steven; And Others
Applied Measurement in Education, v10 n2 p123-44 1997
Causes of local item dependence in a large-scale performance assessment were studied using data from the Maryland School Performance Assessment Program. Contextual characteristics (content and response requirements) were identified to differentiate locally independent and dependent item clusters. Hypothesized explanations are offered for high levels of local dependence. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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