ERIC Number: EJ260768
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Analyzing the Distractors of Multiple-Choice Test Items or Partitioning Multinomial Cell Probabilities with Respect to a Standard.
Wilcox, Rand R.
Educational and Psychological Measurement, v41 n4 p1051-68 Win 1981
A formal framework is presented for determining which of the distractors of multiple-choice test items has a small probability of being chosen by a typical examinee. The framework is based on a procedure similar to an indifference zone formulation of a ranking and election problem. (Author/BW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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