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ERIC Number: EJ605926
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0655
Possible Determinants of Differential Item Functioning: Familiarity, Interest, and Emotional Reaction.
Stricker, Lawrence J.; Emmerich, Walter
Journal of Educational Measurement, v36 n4 p347-66 Win 1999
Examined the connection between gender differences in examinees' familiarity, interest, and negative emotional reactions to items on the College Board's Advanced Placement Psychology Examination and the items' differential item functioning (DIF). Gender differences for a sample of 717 students for the 3 variables were substantially related to the items' gender DIF. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Advanced Placement Examinations (CEEB)