Statistical Models for Test Equating, Scaling, and Linking

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ISBN: 978-0-387-98137-6 (Print) 978-0-387-98138-3 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

  2. A Statistical Perspective on Equating Test Scores

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 19-19

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      A Statistical Perspective on Equating Test Scores

  3. Research Questions and Data Collection Designs

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 19-19

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      Pages 21-42

      Equating Test Scores: Toward Best Practices

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      Chapter

      Pages 43-58

      Scoring and Scaling Educational Tests

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      Chapter

      Pages 59-70

      Statistical Models for Vertical Linking

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      Pages 71-88

      An Empirical Example of Change Analysis by Linking Longitudinal Item Response Data From Multiple Tests

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      Chapter

      Pages 89-107

      How to Average Equating Functions, If You Must

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      Pages 109-122

      New Approaches to Equating With Small Samples

  4. Measurement and Equating Models

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 123-123

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      Chapter

      Pages 125-140

      Using Exponential Families for Equating

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      Pages 141-157

      An Alternative Continuization Method: The Continuized Log-Linear Method

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      Chapter

      Pages 159-173

      Equating Through Alternative Kernels

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      Chapter

      Pages 175-184

      A Bayesian Nonparametric Model for Test Equating

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      Chapter

      Pages 185-200

      Generalized Equating Functions for NEAT Designs

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      Chapter

      Pages 201-223

      Local Observed-Score Equating

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      Chapter

      Pages 225-242

      A General Model for IRT Scale Linking and Scale Transformations

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      Chapter

      Pages 243-258

      Linking With Nonparametric IRT Models

  5. Evaluation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 259-259

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      Chapter

      Pages 261-280

      Applications of Asymptotic Expansion in Item Response Theory Linking

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      Chapter

      Pages 281-296

      Evaluating the Missing Data Assumptions of the Chain and Poststratification Equating Methods

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      Pages 297-316

      Robustness of IRT Observed-Score Equating

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      Pages 317-326

      Hypothesis Testing of Equating Differences in the Kernel Equating Framework

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      Chapter

      Pages 327-346

      Applying Time-Series Analysis to Detect Scale Drift

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 347-367