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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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Weber, Margaret B. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1977
Bilevel dimensionality of probability was examined via factor analysis, Rasch latent trait analysis, and classical item analysis. Results suggest that when nonstandardized measures are the criteria for achievement, relying solely on estimates of content validity may lead to erroneous interpretation of test score data. (JKS)
Descriptors: Achievement, Achievement Tests, Factor Analysis, Item Analysis