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ERIC Number: EJ540319
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0731-1745
Examining Gender DIF on a Multiple-Choice Test of Mathematics: A Confirmatory Approach.
Ryan, Katherine E.; Fan, Meichu
Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, v15 n4 p15-20,38 Win 1996
Results for 3,244 female and 3,033 male junior high school students from the Second International Mathematics Study show that applied items in algebra, geometry, and computation were easier for males but arithmetic items were differentially easier for females. Implications of these findings for assessment and instruction are discussed. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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