Linking and Aligning Scores and Scales

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ISBN: 978-0-387-49770-9 (Print) 978-0-387-49771-6 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XX

  2. Overview

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      Pages 1-2

      Overview

  3. Foundations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages I-XX

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      Pages 5-30

      A Framework and History for Score Linking

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      Pages 31-55

      Data Collection Designs and Linking Procedures

  4. Equating

    1. Front Matter

      Pages I-XX

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 59-72

      Equating: Best Practices and Challenges to Best Practices

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      Pages 73-88

      Practical Problems in Equating Test Scores: A Practitioner’s Perspective

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      Pages 89-106

      Potential Solutions to Practical Equating Issues

  5. Tests in Transition

    1. Front Matter

      Pages I-XX

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 109-134

      Score Linking Issues Related to Test Content Changes

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      Pages 135-159

      Linking Scores Derived Under Different Modes of Test Administration

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      Pages 161-175

      Tests in Transition: Discussion and Synthesis

  6. Concordance

    1. Front Matter

      Pages I-XX

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      Pages 179-198

      Sizing Up Linkages

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      Pages 200-216

      Concordance: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

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      Pages 217-230

      Some Further Thoughts on Concordance

  7. Vertical Scaling

    1. Front Matter

      Pages I-XX

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 233-251

      Practical Issues in Vertical Scaling

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      Pages 253-272

      Methods and Models for Vertical Scaling

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      Pages 273-283

      Vertical Scaling and No Child Left Behind

  8. Assessments Linking Group Assessments to Individual

    1. Front Matter

      Pages I-XX

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 287-312

      Linking Assessments Based on Aggregate Reporting: Background and Issues

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 313-338

      An Enhanced Method for Mapping State Standards onto the NAEP Scale

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 339-353

      Using Aggregate-Level Linkages for Estimation and Validation: Comments on Thissen and Braun & Qian

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 355-359

      Postscript

  9. Back Matter

    Pages 361-394