ERIC Number: EJ663779
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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A Monte Carlo Comparison of Item and Person Statistics Based on Item Response Theory versus Classical Test Theory.
MacDonald, Paul; Paunonen, Sampo V.
Educational and Psychological Measurement, v62 n6 p921-43 Dec 2002
Examined the behavior of item and person statistics from item response theory and classical test theory frameworks through Monte Carlo methods with simulated test data. Findings suggest that item difficulty and person ability estimates are highly comparable for both approaches. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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