ERIC Number: EJ562051
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
A Brief History of Item Response Theory.
Bock, R. Darrell
Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, v16 n4 p21-33 Win 1997
This brief history traces the development of item response theory (IRT) from concepts originating in 19th-century mathematics and psychology to present-day principles drawn from statistical estimation theory. Connections to other fields and current trends in IRT are outlined. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: "History of Modern Psychometrics."