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ERIC Number: EJ590649
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0895-7347
Using Cluster Analysis To Facilitate Standard Setting.
Sireci, Stephen G.; Robin, Frederic; Patelis, Thanos
Applied Measurement in Education, v12 n3 p301-25 1999
Presents a procedure for standard setting that involves the cluster analysis of test takers to discover examinee groups that are useful for envisioning marginally competent performance or defining borderline or contrasting groups. Illustrates use of the procedure with a statewide mathematics test, and concludes that cluster analysis is useful in standard setting. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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