ERIC Number: EJ598394
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Identifying the Causes of DIF in Translated Verbal Items.
Allalouf, Avi; Hambleton, Ronald K.; Sireci, Stephen G.
Journal of Educational Measurement, v36 n3 p185-98 Fall 1999
Focused on whether differential item functioning (DIF) is related to item type in translated test items and the causes of DIF using data from an Israeli college entrance test in Hebrew and a Russian translation. Results from 24,304 college applicants indicate that 34% of items functioned differently across items. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Israel