ERIC Number: EJ578679
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Gender Differences in Constructed Response Reading Items.
Pomplun, Mark; Sundbye, Nita
Applied Measurement in Education, v12 n1 p95-109 1999
Gender differences in answers to constructed-response reading items from a state assessment program were studied with four raters rating approximately 500 papers at two grade levels. Results indicate that number of words written and number of unrelated responses show significant gender differences and are related to holistic scores. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Note: Research supported by the Kansas State Board of Education through grants to the Center for Educational Testing and Evaluation, University of Kansas.