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ERIC Number: EJ590629
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0655
Contextual Explanations of Local Dependence in Item Clusters in a Large Scale Hands-On Science Performance Assessment.
Ferrara, Steven; Huynh, Huynh; Michaels, Hillary
Journal of Educational Measurement, v36 n2 p119-40 Sum 1999
Provides hypothesized explanations for local item dependence (LID) in a large-scale hands-on science performance assessment involving approximately 55,000 students each at grades 3, 5, and 8. Items that appear to elicit locally dependent responses require examinees to answer and explain their answers or to use given or generalized information to respond. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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