ERIC Number: EJ699239
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Oct-1
Reference Count: 25
Estimating the Reliability of a Test Battery Composite or a Test Score Based on Weighted Item Scoring
Feldt, Leonard S.
Measurement & Evaluation in Counseling & Development, v37 n3 p184 Oct 2004
In some settings, the validity of a battery composite or a test score is enhanced by weighting some parts or items more heavily than others in the total score. This article describes methods of estimating the total score reliability coefficient when differential weights are used with items or parts.
Descriptors: Test Items, Scoring, Cognitive Processes, Test Validity, Evaluation Methods, Student Evaluation, School Counselors, Measurement Techniques, Computation, Weighted Scores
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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