ERIC Number: EJ562049
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Classical Test Theory in Historical Perspective.
Traub, Ross E.
Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, v16 n4 p8-14 Win 1997
Classical test theory is founded on the proposition that measurement error, a random latent variable, is a component of the observed score random variable. This article traces the history of the development of classical test theory, beginning in the early 20th century. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: "History of Modern Psychometrics." Version of a paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education (New York, NY 1996).