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Wilcox, Rand R. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1979
Wilcox has described three probability models which characterize a single test item in terms of a population of examinees (ED 156 718). This note indicates indicates that similar models can be derived which characterize a single examinee in terms of an item domain. A numerical illustration is given. (Author/JKS)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Item Analysis, Mathematical Models, Probability
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Werts, C. E.; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1977
A simplex model is presented for the analysis of longitudinal academic growth variables in which only one measure is obtained at each time. When this model fits the observed data, then reliabilities and unattenuated correlations can be estimated except for the first and last periods. (Author)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Achievement Tests, Elementary Secondary Education