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Practical Assessment
Research & Evaluation
A peer-reviewed electronic journal. ISSN 1531-7714 
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green dot  2017 A Note on Using Eigenvalues in Dimensionality Assessment.   Zopluoglu, Cengiz & Davenport Jr., Ernest C.
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green dot  2017 Constructing Multiple-Choice Items to Measure Higher-Order Thinking  Scully, Darina
Viewed 1,734 times since 5/16/2017.
green dot  2017 Negatively-Worded Multiple Choice Questions: An Avoidable Threat to Validity.   Chiavaroli, Neville
Viewed 891 times since 5/4/2017.
green dot  2017 Developing a Strategy for Using Technology-Enhanced Items in Large-Scale Standardized Tests  Bryant, William
Viewed 1,332 times since 2/2/2017.
green dot  2016 Investigating Causal DIF via Propensity Score Methods.  Liu, Y., Zumbo, B., Gustafson, P., Huang, Y., Kroc, E., & Wu, A.
Viewed 1,058 times since 12/20/2016.
green dot  2016 Macro- and Micro-Validation: Beyond the ‘Five Sources’ Framework for Classifying Validation Evidence and Analysis  Newton, Paul, E.
Viewed 1,187 times since 12/7/2016.
green dot  2016 Accuracy of Bayes and Logistic Regression Subscale Probabilities for Educational and Certification Tests.   Rudner, Lawrence
Viewed 1,061 times since 7/26/2016.
green dot  2016 Getting Lucky: How Guessing Threatens the Validity of Performance Classifications.   Foley, Brett P
Viewed 2,094 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 2,278 times since 11/26/2015.
green dot  2015 Evaluating Common Item Block Options when Faced with Practical Constraints.  Wolkowitz, Amanda & Davis-Becker, Susan
Viewed 1,506 times since 9/30/2015.
green dot  2015 Practical Issues in Estimating Classification Accuracy and Consistency with R Package cacIRT.  Lathrop, Quinn
Viewed 2,229 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 1,950 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 2,340 times since 6/29/2015.
green dot  2015 An Introduction to Missing Data in the Context of Differential Item Functioning  Banks, Kathleen
Viewed 2,317 times since 4/25/2015.
green dot  2015 Item Response Theory Using Hierarchical Generalized Linear Models.  Ravand, Hamdollah
Viewed 4,877 times since 3/20/2015.
green dot  2015 Psychometric changes on item difficulty due to item review by examinees.   Papanastasiou, Elena C.
Viewed 2,605 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 2,359 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 3,730 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 13,235 times since 7/9/2014.
green dot  2014 Improving Your Exploratory Factor Analysis for Ordinal Data: A Demonstration Using FACTOR.   Baglin, James
Viewed 16,645 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 2,806 times since 5/19/2014.
green dot  2013 Test Administration Models  Becker, Kirk A. & Bergstrom, Betty A.
Viewed 6,115 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 5,571 times since 3/5/2013.
green dot  2013 Classroom Test Construction: The Power of a Table of Specifications  Fives, Helenrose & DiDonato-Barnes, Nicole
Viewed 150,119 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 3,645 times since 10/17/2012.
green dot  2012 Item Overexposure in Computerized Classification Tests Using Sequential Item Selection.  Huebner, Alan
Viewed 4,096 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 5,334 times since 4/21/2012.
green dot  2012 Fixing the c Parameter in the Three-Parameter Logistic Model.  Han, Kyung T.
Viewed 9,956 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 8,311 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 4,781 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 14,581 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 21,437 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 4,819 times since 4/25/2011.
green dot  2011 Termination Criteria for Computerized Classification Testing  Thompson, Nathan A.
Viewed 5,734 times since 2/24/2011.
green dot  2011 A Framework for the Development of Computerized Adaptive Tests  Thompson, Nathan A., & Weiss, David A.
Viewed 18,688 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 7,996 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 5,956 times since 5/11/2010.
green dot  2010 An Overview of Recent Developments in Cognitive Diagnostic Computer Adaptive Assessments  Huebner, Alan
Viewed 17,966 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 9,591 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 143,120 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 7,582 times since 10/26/2009.
green dot  2009 Item Banking with Embedded Standards  MacCann, Robert G. and Stanley, Gordon
Viewed 9,210 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 32,329 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 10,200 times since 6/21/2009.
green dot  2009 Gating items: Definition, significance, and need for further study  Judd, Wallace
Viewed 25,340 times since 5/18/2009.
green dot  2009 Scoring and classifying examinees using measurement decision theory  Rudner, Lawrence M.
Viewed 11,708 times since 4/11/2009.
green dot  2009 How to Treat Omitted Responses in Rasch Model-Based Equating  Shin, Seon-Hi
Viewed 9,382 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 20,335 times since 9/15/2008.
green dot  2008 Comparing Vertical and Horizontal Scoring of Open-Ended Questionnaires  Allalouf, Avi, Klapfer, Galit & Fronton, Marina
Viewed 11,677 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 15,035 times since 9/11/2008.
green dot  2008 Performance Assessment and Authentic Assessment: A Conceptual Analysis of the Literature  Palm, Torulf
Viewed 44,130 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 11,085 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 16,998 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 17,447 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 9,802 times since 10/4/2007.
green dot  2007 An Introduction To Multi-Battery Factor Analysis: Overcoming Method Artefacts.  Brown, Gavin T L
Viewed 15,122 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 20,131 times since 2/11/2007.
green dot  2007 A Practitioner’s Guide for Variable-length Computerized Classification Testing   Thompson, Nathan A.
Viewed 15,705 times since 1/30/2007.
green dot  2006 A Comparison of Conventional and Liberal (Free-Choice) Multiple-Choice Tests  Jennings, Sylvia & Martin Bush
Viewed 15,237 times since 10/26/2006.
green dot  2004 Designing Accountability Assessments for Teaching  Schafer, William D. & Mark Moody
Viewed 35,442 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 32,428 times since 1/20/2004.
green dot  2003 Recommendations for Developing Classroom Performance Assessments and Scoring Rubrics  Moskal, Barbara M.
Viewed 194,665 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 51,312 times since 7/25/2002.
green dot  2002 Linguistic Simplification: A Promising Test Accommodation for LEP Students?  Stansfield, Charles W.
Viewed 27,788 times since 7/23/2002.
green dot  2001 Designing scoring rubrics for your classroom  Mertler, Craig A.
Viewed 515,868 times since 12/11/2001.
green dot  2001 The stability of undergraduate students' cognitive test anxiety levels  Cassady, Jerrell C.
Viewed 61,308 times since 8/23/2001.
green dot  2001 A rubric for scoring postsecondary academic skills  Simon, Marielle & Renée Forgette-Giroux
Viewed 45,570 times since 6/17/2001.
green dot  2000 Scoring Rubric Development: Validity and Reliability  Moskal, Barbara M. & Jon A. Leydens
Viewed 216,597 times since 11/6/2000.
green dot  2000 Scoring Rubrics: What, When and How?  Moskal, Barbara M.
Viewed 499,140 times since 3/29/2000.
green dot  1998 Item Banking.  Rudner, Lawrence
Viewed 37,178 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1997 Designing Structured Interviews for Educational Research.  -
Viewed 129,624 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1996 Adult Intelligence.  Ackerman, Phillip L.
Viewed 36,742 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1996 Guidelines for the Development and Management of Performance Assessments.  Roeber, Edward D.
Viewed 71,601 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1996 Kerlinger's Research Myths.  Daniel, Larry G.
Viewed 66,068 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1996 Hints for Designing Effective Questionnaires.  Frary, Robert B.
Viewed 153,508 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1995 More Multiple-Choice Item Writing Do's and Don'ts.  Frary, Robert B.
Viewed 82,644 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1995 Basic Item Analysis for Multiple-Choice Tests.  Kehoe, Jerard
Viewed 129,519 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1995 Writing Multiple-Choice Test Items.  Kehoe, Jerard
Viewed 144,594 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1995 Item Bias Review.  Hambleton, Ronald & Rodgers, Jane
Viewed 132,087 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1994 Questions To Ask When Evaluating Tests.  Rudner, Lawrence M.
Viewed 135,817 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1992 Open-Ended Questions in Reading.  Badger, Elizabeth & Thomas, Brenda
Viewed 79,197 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1990 Authentic Reading Assessment.  Dutcher, Peggy
Viewed 68,675 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1990 Authentic Mathematics Assessment.  Pandey, Tej
Viewed 47,763 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1989 Using Customized Standardized Tests.  Williams, Paul L.
Viewed 45,763 times since 11/13/1999.