ERIC Number: EJ590645
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Detecting Gender-Based Differential Item Functioning on a Constructed-Response Science Test.
Hamilton, Laura S.
Applied Measurement in Education, v12 n3 p211-35 1999
Explored methods for detecting gender-based differential item functioning on a science test that was part of the National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988. Exploration of conditioning variables and interviews with 25 high school students show a large male advantage for one item in particular. Discusses the basis of gender differences. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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