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Acikgul, Kubra; Sad, Suleyman Nihat; Altay, Bilal – International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education, 2023
This study aimed to develop a useful test to measure university students' spatial abilities validly and reliably. Following a sequential explanatory mixed methods research design, first, qualitative methods were used to develop the trial items for the test; next, the psychometric properties of the test were analyzed through quantitative methods…
Descriptors: Spatial Ability, Scores, Multiple Choice Tests, Test Validity
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Basman, Munevver – International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education, 2023
To ensure the validity of the tests is to check that all items have similar results across different groups of individuals. However, differential item functioning (DIF) occurs when the results of individuals with equal ability levels from different groups differ from each other on the same test item. Based on Item Response Theory and Classic Test…
Descriptors: Test Bias, Test Items, Test Validity, Item Response Theory
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Korukluoglu, Pinar; Alci, Bulent; Rubach, Charlott – International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education, 2023
The present study seeks to adapt the Teachers' Basic Information Communication Technology (ICT) Competence Beliefs Scale, developed by Rubach and Lazarides (2021), into Turkish and test the adapted scale's validity and reliability. The initial step involved conducting a linguistic equivalence of the scale from English to Turkish with 62 English…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Turkish, Test Reliability, Test Validity
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Wai Kei Chan; Li Zhang; Emily Pey-Tee Oon – International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education, 2023
We report the validity of a test instrument that assesses the arithmetic ability of primary students by (a) describing the theoretical model of arithmetic ability assessment using Wilson's (2004) four building blocks of constructing measures and (b) providing empirical evidence for the validation study. The instrument consists of 21…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Arithmetic, Grade 3
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Süleyman Demir; Derya Çobanoglu Aktan; Nese Güler – International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education, 2023
This study has two main purposes. Firstly, to compare the different item selection methods and stopping rules used in Computerized Adaptive Testing (CAT) applications with simulative data generated based on the item parameters of the Vocational Maturity Scale. Secondly, to test the validity of CAT application scores. For the first purpose,…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, Adaptive Testing, Vocational Maturity, Measures (Individuals)
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Merve Bali; Elif Gür Kabul; Bilge Basakci Çalik; Gülçin Otar Yener; Zahide Ekici Tekin; Selçuk Yüksel – International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education, 2023
The aim of the study was to describe the validity and reliability of the Turkish version of Juvenile Arthritis Functional Assessment Report (JAFAR) in children/adolescents with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA). Sixty-nine children/adolescents with JIA were included in the study. JAFAR(TR)-Child and Parent forms were applied to the patients with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Chronic Illness, Diseases, Children
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Murat Aygün; Sait Çüm – International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education, 2023
Consuming sports products and services incessantly without being able to restrain oneself is characterized as compulsive sports consumption. The aim of this study is to adapt the Compulsive Sport Consumption Scale (CSCS) developed in English by Aiken et al. (2018) into Turkish utilizing a scientific scale adaptation process. The CSCS consists of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Turkish, Translation, Test Construction
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Balbuena, Sherwin – International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education, 2023
Depression is a latent characteristic that is measured through self-reported or clinician-mediated instruments such as scales and inventories. The precision of depression estimates largely depends on the validity of the items used and on the truthfulness of people responding to these items. The existing methodology in instrumentation based on a…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Test Items, Test Validity, Test Reliability
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Börekci, Rabia; Börekci, Caner – International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education, 2023
This study aims to adapt the revised Metacognitive Awareness of Reading Strategies Inventory (MARSI- R) into Turkish. MARSI-R is a self-report instrument designed to assess students' metacognitive awareness of reading strategies and perceived strategy use when reading school-related materials. 525 students (65% female, 35% male, Mage = 13 years…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Construction, Translation, Turkish
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Bruno D. Zumbo – International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education, 2023
In line with the journal volume's theme, this essay considers lessons from the past and visions for the future of test validity. In the first part of the essay, a description of historical trends in test validity since the early 1900s leads to the natural question of whether the discipline has progressed in its definition and description of test…
Descriptors: Test Theory, Test Validity, True Scores, Definitions
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Ezgi Mor; Rabia Karatoprak Ersen – International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education, 2023
The argument-based approach is the current framework for validity and validation. One of the criticisms is that understanding and applying this approach to practice are complicated and require abstract thinking. Teachers or school administrators in teaching and learning need support in their validation practice. Due to the abstract structure of…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Student Evaluation, Test Validity, Psychometrics
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Kapat, Seyfettin; Sahin, Sevilay; Kara, Mevlut – International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education, 2022
The concept of collective efficacy that can be defined as "a belief in their common ability to organize and realize plans to achieve goals" (Bandura, 1997, p. 477) has gained utmost importance in educational contexts. Therefore, there arises an emergent need to develop scales to evaluate teachers' collective efficacy behaviours. To this…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Teacher Collaboration, Teacher Behavior, Test Validity
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Ozalp, Ugur; Cetin, Munevver – International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education, 2022
The aim of this study was to develop a scale instrument for measuring academic intellectual capital in the Turkish higher education context depending on student perceptions. The sample consisted of students of higher education institutions in the 2020-2021 academic year. Data were gathered in two stages. Exploratory Factor Analysis (EFA) was…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), College Students, Test Validity, Test Reliability
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Ramazanoglu, Mehmet; Gurel, Sungur; Cetin, Ali – International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education, 2022
Assessing students' online learning readiness is important since numerous countries have started online learning at all education levels during the COVID-19 pandemic in the 21st century. By taking students' online learning readiness level into account, it will be easier to establish on-target online learning environments. Although there are a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Readiness, Measures (Individuals)
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Aydemir, Zeynep; Ozturk, Ergun – International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education, 2022
The purpose of this research is to adapt the "Motivation to Read Profile Scale" developed by Malloy et al. (2013) into Turkish. Within the framework of adaptation studies, firstly, the items of the scale were translated into Turkish by the researchers, then ten experts were consulted for the Turkish and English forms of the scale, and…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Reading Motivation, Turkish, Profiles
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