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Practical Assessment
Research & Evaluation
A peer-reviewed electronic journal. ISSN 1531-7714 
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green dot  2016 Accuracy of Bayes and Logistic Regression Subscale Probabilities for Educational and Certification Tests.   Rudner, Lawrence
Viewed 69 times since 7/26/2016.
green dot  2016 Getting Lucky: How Guessing Threatens the Validity of Performance Classifications.   Foley, Brett P
Viewed 914 times since 2/10/2016.
green dot  2015 Methods for examining the psychometric quality of subscores: A review and application.  Wedman, Jonathan, and Lyrén, Per-Erik
Viewed 1,095 times since 11/26/2015.
green dot  2015 Evaluating Common Item Block Options when Faced with Practical Constraints.  Wolkowitz, Amanda & Davis-Becker, Susan
Viewed 836 times since 9/30/2015.
green dot  2015 Practical Issues in Estimating Classification Accuracy and Consistency with R Package cacIRT.  Lathrop, Quinn
Viewed 1,264 times since 8/28/2015.
green dot  2015 Effect of Adjusting Pseudo-Guessing Parameter Estimates on Test Scaling When Item Parameter Drift Is Present  Han, Kyung T., Wells, Craig S., & Hambleton, Ronald K.
Viewed 1,201 times since 7/4/2015.
green dot  2015 Linking Errors Between Two Populations and Tests: A Case Study in International Surveys in Education  Hastedt, Dirk, & Desa, Deana
Viewed 1,309 times since 6/29/2015.
green dot  2015 An Introduction to Missing Data in the Context of Differential Item Functioning  Banks, Kathleen
Viewed 1,459 times since 4/25/2015.
green dot  2015 Item Response Theory Using Hierarchical Generalized Linear Models.  Ravand, Hamdollah
Viewed 3,168 times since 3/20/2015.
green dot  2015 Psychometric changes on item difficulty due to item review by examinees.   Papanastasiou, Elena C.
Viewed 1,860 times since 1/7/2015.
green dot  2014 Editorial Changes and Item Performance: Implications for Calibration and Pretesting   Stoffel, Heather, Raymond, Mark R., Bucak, S. Deniz & Haist, Steven A.
Viewed 1,701 times since 11/11/2014.
green dot  2014 Revising an Engineering Design Rubric: A Case Study Illustrating Principles and Practices to Ensure Technical Quality of Rubrics.   Goldberg, Gail Lynn
Viewed 2,722 times since 8/2/2014.
green dot  2014 Improving Multiple-Group confirmatory factor analysis in R – A tutorial in measurement invariance with continuous and ordinal indicators.   Hirschfeld, Gerrit & von Brachel, Ruth
Viewed 8,593 times since 7/9/2014.
green dot  2014 Improving Your Exploratory Factor Analysis for Ordinal Data: A Demonstration Using FACTOR.   Baglin, James
Viewed 12,018 times since 6/14/2014.
green dot  2014 Impact of Violation of the Missing-at-Random Assumption on Full-Information Maximum Likelihood Method in Multidimensional Adaptive Testing.  Han, Kyung T. & Fanmin Guo
Viewed 1,987 times since 5/19/2014.
green dot  2013 Test Administration Models  Becker, Kirk A. & Bergstrom, Betty A.
Viewed 4,423 times since 12/12/2013.
green dot  2013 Fitting the Mixed Rasch Model to a Reading Comprehension Test: Identifying Reader Types.  Baghaei, Purya & Carstensen, Claus H.
Viewed 4,427 times since 3/5/2013.
green dot  2013 Classroom Test Construction: The Power of a Table of Specifications  Fives, Helenrose & DiDonato-Barnes, Nicole
Viewed 143,108 times since 2/21/2013.
green dot  2012 Evaluating the appropriateness and use of domain critical errors  Buckendahl, C. W. & Davis-Becker, S. L.
Viewed 3,083 times since 10/17/2012.
green dot  2012 Item Overexposure in Computerized Classification Tests Using Sequential Item Selection.  Huebner, Alan
Viewed 3,390 times since 6/6/2012.
green dot  2011 Exploring Item Order in Anxiety-Related Constructs: Practical Impacts of Serial Position.   Carleton, R. Nicholas, Thibodeau, Michel A., Osborne, Jason W. & Asmundson, Gordon J. G.
Viewed 4,401 times since 4/21/2012.
green dot  2012 Fixing the c Parameter in the Three-Parameter Logistic Model.  Han, Kyung T.
Viewed 8,186 times since 1/9/2012.
green dot  2011 Quality Control Charts in Large-Scale Assessment Programs  Schafer, William D., Coverdale, Bradley J., Luxenberg, Harlan & Jin, Ying
Viewed 7,119 times since 10/19/2011.
green dot  2011 Test Score Reporting Referenced to Doubly-Moderated Cut Scores Using Splines.   Schafer, William D & Xiaodong Hou
Viewed 4,098 times since 10/12/2011.
green dot  2011 Too reliable to be true? Response bias as a potential source of inflation in paper-and-pencil questionnaire reliability  Peer, Eyal & Gamliel, Eyal
Viewed 11,960 times since 6/20/2011.
green dot  2011 Is a picture is worth a thousand words? Creating effective questionnaires with pictures.  Reynolds, Laura & Robert Johnson
Viewed 17,802 times since 5/5/2011.
green dot  2011 Evaluating the Quantity-Quality Trade-off in the Selection of Anchor Items: a Vertical Scaling Approach.  Pibal, Florian & Hermann S. Cesnik
Viewed 4,269 times since 4/25/2011.
green dot  2011 Termination Criteria for Computerized Classification Testing  Thompson, Nathan A.
Viewed 4,866 times since 2/24/2011.
green dot  2011 A Framework for the Development of Computerized Adaptive Tests  Thompson, Nathan A., & Weiss, David A.
Viewed 11,874 times since 1/10/2011.
green dot  2010 Detecting Differential Item Functioning and Differential Step Functioning Due to Differences that Should Matter  Miller, Tess, Chahine, Saad & Childs, Ruth A.
Viewed 7,096 times since 7/13/2010.
green dot  2010 Recommending cut scores with a subset of items: An empirical illustration  Buckendahl, Chad W., Ferdous, Abdullah A. & Gerrow, Jack
Viewed 5,285 times since 5/11/2010.
green dot  2010 An Overview of Recent Developments in Cognitive Diagnostic Computer Adaptive Assessments  Huebner, Alan
Viewed 15,395 times since 1/19/2010.
green dot  2010 Use of Robust z in Detecting Unstable Items in Item Response Theory Models  Huynh, Huynh & Meyer, Patrick
Viewed 8,437 times since 1/19/2010.
green dot  2010 Mixing interview and questionnaire methods: Practical problems in aligning data  Harris, Lois R. & Brown, Gavin T.L.
Viewed 120,619 times since 1/12/2010.
green dot  2009 Differential Item Functioning Amplification and Cancellation in a Reading Test  Bao, Han, Dayton, C. Mitchell, & Hendrickson, Amy B.
Viewed 6,631 times since 10/26/2009.
green dot  2009 Item Banking with Embedded Standards  MacCann, Robert G. and Stanley, Gordon
Viewed 8,171 times since 10/14/2009.
green dot  2009 Diagnostic Assessments in Mathematics to Support Instructional Decision Making.  Ketterlin-Geller, Leanne R. and Yovanoff, Paul
Viewed 27,307 times since 10/12/2009.
green dot  2009 Three Applications of Automated Test Assembly within a User-Friendly Modeling Environment.  Cor, Ken, Alves, Cecilia., & Gierl, Mark. J.
Viewed 9,144 times since 6/21/2009.
green dot  2009 Gating items: Definition, significance, and need for further study  Judd, Wallace
Viewed 21,764 times since 5/18/2009.
green dot  2009 Scoring and classifying examinees using measurement decision theory  Rudner, Lawrence M.
Viewed 10,614 times since 4/11/2009.
green dot  2009 How to Treat Omitted Responses in Rasch Model-Based Equating  Shin, Seon-Hi
Viewed 8,505 times since 1/26/2009.
green dot  2008 A comparison of two different methods for setting performance standards for a test with constructed-response items  Näsström, Gunilla & Peter Nyström
Viewed 17,692 times since 9/15/2008.
green dot  2008 Comparing Vertical and Horizontal Scoring of Open-Ended Questionnaires  Allalouf, Avi, Klapfer, Galit & Fronton, Marina
Viewed 10,597 times since 9/15/2008.
green dot  2008 An Illustration of a Mantel-Haenszel Procedure to Flag Misbehaving Common Items in Test Equating  Michaelides, Michalis P.
Viewed 13,706 times since 9/11/2008.
green dot  2008 Performance Assessment and Authentic Assessment: A Conceptual Analysis of the Literature  Palm, Torulf
Viewed 39,034 times since 4/11/2008.
green dot  2008 Practical Aspects of Task Allocation in Design and Development of Digital Closed Questions in Higher Education  Hartog, Rob, Draaijer, Silvester, & Rietveld, Luuk
Viewed 10,450 times since 2/1/2008.
green dot  2007 An Investigation of Item Type in a Standards-Based Assessment.  Hollingworth, Liz, Beard, Jonathan J., & Proctor, Thomas P.
Viewed 16,009 times since 12/10/2007.
green dot  2007 Assessing unidimensionality: A comparison of Rasch Modeling, Parallel Analysis, and TETRAD  Yu, Chong Ho, Sharon Osborn Popp, Samuel DiGangi, and Angel Jannasch-Pennell
Viewed 16,308 times since 10/8/2007.
green dot  2007 The Performance Effects of Word Locator Cues on the NAEP Reading Assessment  Everson, Howard T., Steven J. Osterlind, Enis Dogan and William Tirre
Viewed 9,052 times since 10/4/2007.
green dot  2007 An Introduction To Multi-Battery Factor Analysis: Overcoming Method Artefacts.  Brown, Gavin T L
Viewed 14,237 times since 5/29/2007.
green dot  2007 Decoding the Meaning of Factorial Invariance and Updating the Practice of Multi-group Confirmatory Factor Analysis: A Demonstration With TIMSS Data  Wu, Amery D., Li, Zhen and Bruno D. Zumbo
Viewed 18,229 times since 2/11/2007.
green dot  2007 A Practitioner’s Guide for Variable-length Computerized Classification Testing   Thompson, Nathan A.
Viewed 14,486 times since 1/30/2007.
green dot  2006 A Comparison of Conventional and Liberal (Free-Choice) Multiple-Choice Tests  Jennings, Sylvia & Martin Bush
Viewed 14,303 times since 10/26/2006.
green dot  2004 Designing Accountability Assessments for Teaching  Schafer, William D. & Mark Moody
Viewed 34,184 times since 7/25/2004.
green dot  2004 Effects of Handwriting and Computer-Print on Composition Scores:  A Follow-up to Powers, Fowles, Farnum, & Ramsey.  Michael Russell & Wei Tao
Viewed 30,878 times since 1/20/2004.
green dot  2003 Recommendations for Developing Classroom Performance Assessments and Scoring Rubrics  Moskal, Barbara M.
Viewed 185,717 times since 5/29/2003.
green dot  2002 Evaluating Classroom Communication: In Support of Emergent and Authentic Frameworks in Second Language Assessment  Mantero, Miguel
Viewed 49,767 times since 7/25/2002.
green dot  2002 Linguistic Simplification: A Promising Test Accommodation for LEP Students?  Stansfield, Charles W.
Viewed 26,564 times since 7/23/2002.
green dot  2001 Designing scoring rubrics for your classroom  Mertler, Craig A.
Viewed 469,263 times since 12/11/2001.
green dot  2001 The stability of undergraduate students' cognitive test anxiety levels  Cassady, Jerrell C.
Viewed 59,595 times since 8/23/2001.
green dot  2001 A rubric for scoring postsecondary academic skills  Simon, Marielle & Renée Forgette-Giroux
Viewed 43,557 times since 6/17/2001.
green dot  2000 Scoring Rubric Development: Validity and Reliability  Moskal, Barbara M. & Jon A. Leydens
Viewed 204,060 times since 11/6/2000.
green dot  2000 Scoring Rubrics: What, When and How?  Moskal, Barbara M.
Viewed 470,425 times since 3/29/2000.
green dot  1998 Item Banking.  Rudner, Lawrence
Viewed 34,764 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1997 Designing Structured Interviews for Educational Research.  -
Viewed 125,849 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1996 Adult Intelligence.  Ackerman, Phillip L.
Viewed 35,201 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1996 Guidelines for the Development and Management of Performance Assessments.  Roeber, Edward D.
Viewed 70,412 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1996 Kerlinger's Research Myths.  Daniel, Larry G.
Viewed 59,850 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1996 Hints for Designing Effective Questionnaires.  Frary, Robert B.
Viewed 148,730 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1995 More Multiple-Choice Item Writing Do's and Don'ts.  Frary, Robert B.
Viewed 79,490 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1995 Basic Item Analysis for Multiple-Choice Tests.  Kehoe, Jerard
Viewed 123,880 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1995 Writing Multiple-Choice Test Items.  Kehoe, Jerard
Viewed 139,035 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1995 Item Bias Review.  Hambleton, Ronald & Rodgers, Jane
Viewed 126,241 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1994 Questions To Ask When Evaluating Tests.  Rudner, Lawrence M.
Viewed 124,542 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1992 Open-Ended Questions in Reading.  Badger, Elizabeth & Thomas, Brenda
Viewed 75,729 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1990 Authentic Reading Assessment.  Dutcher, Peggy
Viewed 67,158 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1990 Authentic Mathematics Assessment.  Pandey, Tej
Viewed 46,537 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1989 Using Customized Standardized Tests.  Williams, Paul L.
Viewed 44,590 times since 11/13/1999.