ERIC Number: EJ640205
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Differential Item Functioning in the WISC-III: Item Parameters for Boys and Girls in the National Standardization Sample.
Maller, Susan J.
Educational and Psychological Measurement, v61 n5 p793-817 Oct 2001
Used the national standardization sample (n=2,200) of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children Third Edition (WISC-III) to investigate differential item functioning (DIF) in 6 WISC-III subtests. Detected both uniform DIF and nonuniform DIF, finding DIF for about one third of the items studied. Discusses implications for use of the WISC-III. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children