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Bradshaw, Laine; Levy, Roy – Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 2019
Although much research has been conducted on the psychometric properties of cognitive diagnostic models, they are only recently being used in operational settings to provide results to examinees and other stakeholders. Using this newer class of models in practice comes with a fresh challenge for diagnostic assessment developers: effectively…
Descriptors: Data Interpretation, Probability, Classification, Diagnostic Tests
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Martineau, Joseph; Paek, Pamela; Keene, John; Hirsch, Thomas – Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 2007
This paper describes a comprehensive model of alignment that provides a foundation for meaningful reporting of students' academic progress over time. The model includes both horizontal and vertical alignment as integral parts of the development of content standards, test blueprints, items, item pools, instruments, performance level descriptors,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Student Evaluation, Cognitive Measurement, Models
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Beck, Michael D. – Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 1986
Tracing the development of the Otis test series, the author argues that there will be a continuing demand for group-administered general mental ability tests in education. He foresees a need for better ways of relating ability test scores with skills and achievements to make them more educationally useful. (Author/JAZ)
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Measurement, Cognitive Tests, Educational History
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Sternberg, Robert J. – Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 1986
Though the most widely used "Intelligence" tests have changed little in the last half century, the author predicts a variety of new influences of future intelligence testing, ranging from the ways we conceptualize intelligence, to the manner in which we pose problems to assess it. (Author/JAZ)
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Measurement, Cognitive Style, Computer Assisted Testing