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ERIC Number: EJ580813
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-1076-9986
Item Response Theory Models Applied to Data Allowing Examinee Choice.
Bradlow, Eric T.; Thomas, Neal
Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, v23 n3 p236-43 Fall 1998
A set of conditions is presented for the validity of inference for Item Response Theory (IRT) models applied to data collected from examinations that allow students to choose a subset of items. Common low-dimensional IRT models estimated by standard methods do not resolve the difficult problems posed by choice-based data. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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