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ERIC Number: EJ656439
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-1226-5187
A Relative Effectiveness of Item Types for Estimating Science Ability in TIMSS-R.
Park, Chung; Hong, Mi-young
Journal of the Korean Association for Research in Science Education, v22 n1 p122-31 Mar 2002
Presents an empirical examination of the effectiveness of free response items in comparison with multiple choice items. Uses Item Response Theory (IRT) framework and shows that free response items were appropriate for students with high science ability. Reports that free response items estimated students' science ability more accurately than multiple choice items. (Contains 15 references.) (Author/YDS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: Korean
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Identifiers - Location: South Korea
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study