ERIC Number: EJ559835
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Computerized Adaptive Testing: What It is and How It Works.
Straetmans, Gerard J. J. M.; Eggen, Theo J. H. M.
Educational Technology, v38 n1 p45-52 Jan-Feb 1998
Describes the workings of computerized adaptive testing (CAT). Focuses on the key concept of information and then discusses two important components of a CAT system: the calibrated item bank and the testing algorithm. Describes a CAT that was designed for making placement decisions on the basis of two typical test administrations and notes the most significant differences between traditional paper-based testing and CAT. (AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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