ERIC Number: EJ609132
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Publication Date: 2000
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A Basis for Multidimensional Item Response Theory.
McDonald, Roderick P.
Applied Psychological Measurement, v24 n2 p99-114 Jun 2000
Demonstrates the advantages for test construction, validity studies, and extensions of unidimensional item response theory (IRT) of applying classical factor-analytic treatments, based on the independent clusters concept, of confirmatory (restricted) models and exploratory (unrestricted) models to multidimensional IRT and obtaining standard factor-analytic information. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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