ERIC Number: EJ831125
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jan
Reference Count: 11
How Much Can We Reliably Know about What Examinees Know?
Sinharay, Sandip; Haberman, Shelby J.
Measurement: Interdisciplinary Research and Perspectives, v7 n1 p46-49 Jan 2009
In this commentary, the authors discuss some of the issues regarding the use of diagnostic classification models that practitioners should keep in mind. In the authors experience, these issues are not as well known as they should be. The authors then provide recommendations on diagnostic scoring.
Descriptors: Scoring, Reliability, Validity, Classification, Psychometrics, Item Response Theory, Evaluation Problems, Models, Evidence, Measurement, Criterion Referenced Tests, Diagnostic Tests, Measurement Techniques, Educational Assessment, Educational Testing, Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, State of the Art Reviews
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