Objective Measurement

Objective Measurement

by Mark Wilson
     
 

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This is the second volume in the series that focuses on the International Objective Measurement Workshops and the work of Georg Rasch. In the area of practice, two major clusters of new work are reported in this volume: a national pilot study of computer-adaptive testing in professional licensure and applications of a type of Rasch model called the Facet Model.

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This is the second volume in the series that focuses on the International Objective Measurement Workshops and the work of Georg Rasch. In the area of practice, two major clusters of new work are reported in this volume: a national pilot study of computer-adaptive testing in professional licensure and applications of a type of Rasch model called the Facet Model.

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Nineteen chapters selected (with the exception of two) from the 41 papers presented at the Fifth International Objective Measurement Workshop (IOMW5) held March 1989, Berkeley, California, some having been considerably revised, discuss applications, theory, philosophy, and history. Applications are discussed in a variety of fields: personality psychology, school environment, personnel management, pain research, motor performance, and curriculum development. New measurement models and mathematical and statistical aspects are also addressed. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780893918422
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/1994
Series:
Objective Measurement: Theory Into Practice Series
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.81(d)

Meet the Author

MARK WILSON is Professor of Education at the University of California at Berkeley, specializing in the areas of educational assessment, educational evaluation and applied statistics.

GEORGE ENGELHARD is Profesor of educational measurement and policy at Emory University.

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