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ERIC Number: EJ670661
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0895-7347
Revising Translated Differential Item Functioning Items as a Tool for Improving Cross-Lingual Assessment.
Allalouf, Avi
Applied Measurement in Education, v16 n1 p55-73 2003
Studied whether differential item functioning (DIF) in translated verbal items could be reduced or eliminated by revising these items. Results for six sections of an Israeli college admission test translated from Hebrew to Russian show that revisions can reduce DIF considerably. Discusses costs of the revision process. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Israel