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Practical Assessment
Research & Evaluation
A peer-reviewed electronic journal. ISSN 1531-7714 
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green dot  2018 Addressing the Shortcomings of Traditional Multiple-Choice Tests: Subset Selection Without Mark Deductions.  Otoyo, Lucia, & Bush, Martin
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green dot  2018 Fairness Concerns of Discrete Option Multiple Choice Items  Eckerly, Carol,   Smith, Russell, & Sowles, John
Viewed 306 times since 11/2/2018.
green dot  2018 From Simulation to Implementation: Two CAT Case Studies.  Barnard, John J.
Viewed 235 times since 10/6/2018.
green dot  2018 An Effective Rubric Norming Process   Schoepp, Kevin, Danaher, Maurice, & Ater Kranov, Ashley
Viewed 508 times since 9/12/2018.
green dot  2018 A Comparison of Subject Matter Experts’ Perceptions and Job Analysis Surveys.  Wyse, Adam E., & Babcock, Ben
Viewed 294 times since 9/6/2018.
green dot  2018 Rounding in Angoff Ratings   Adam E. Wyse
Viewed 491 times since 5/2/2018.
green dot  2018 Scale Pretesting  Matt C. Howard
Viewed 795 times since 4/5/2018.
green dot  2017 Developing Rubrics to Assess Complex (Generic) Skills in the Classroom: How to Distinguish Skills’ Mastery Levels?  Rusman, Ellen & Dirkx, Kim
Viewed 1,689 times since 12/11/2017.
green dot  2017 A Note on Using Eigenvalues in Dimensionality Assessment.   Zopluoglu, Cengiz & Davenport Jr., Ernest C.
Viewed 1,458 times since 9/6/2017.
green dot  2017 Constructing Multiple-Choice Items to Measure Higher-Order Thinking  Scully, Darina
Viewed 6,322 times since 5/16/2017.
green dot  2017 Negatively-Worded Multiple Choice Questions: An Avoidable Threat to Validity.   Chiavaroli, Neville
Viewed 2,932 times since 5/4/2017.
green dot  2017 Developing a Strategy for Using Technology-Enhanced Items in Large-Scale Standardized Tests  Bryant, William
Viewed 3,024 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 2,204 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 2,508 times since 12/7/2016.
green dot  2016 Accuracy of Bayes and Logistic Regression Subscale Probabilities for Educational and Certification Tests.   Rudner, Lawrence
Viewed 1,975 times since 7/26/2016.
green dot  2016 Getting Lucky: How Guessing Threatens the Validity of Performance Classifications.   Foley, Brett P
Viewed 3,330 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 3,495 times since 11/26/2015.
green dot  2015 Evaluating Common Item Block Options when Faced with Practical Constraints.  Wolkowitz, Amanda & Davis-Becker, Susan
Viewed 2,248 times since 9/30/2015.
green dot  2015 Practical Issues in Estimating Classification Accuracy and Consistency with R Package cacIRT.  Lathrop, Quinn
Viewed 3,498 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 2,927 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 3,174 times since 6/29/2015.
green dot  2015 An Introduction to Missing Data in the Context of Differential Item Functioning  Banks, Kathleen
Viewed 3,262 times since 4/25/2015.
green dot  2015 Item Response Theory Using Hierarchical Generalized Linear Models.  Ravand, Hamdollah
Viewed 6,199 times since 3/20/2015.
green dot  2015 Psychometric changes on item difficulty due to item review by examinees.   Papanastasiou, Elena C.
Viewed 3,402 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 3,123 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 5,067 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 15,474 times since 7/9/2014.
green dot  2014 Improving Your Exploratory Factor Analysis for Ordinal Data: A Demonstration Using FACTOR.   Baglin, James
Viewed 19,341 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 3,841 times since 5/19/2014.
green dot  2013 Test Administration Models  Becker, Kirk A. & Bergstrom, Betty A.
Viewed 7,317 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 6,775 times since 3/5/2013.
green dot  2013 Classroom Test Construction: The Power of a Table of Specifications  Fives, Helenrose & DiDonato-Barnes, Nicole
Viewed 152,823 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 4,301 times since 10/17/2012.
green dot  2012 Item Overexposure in Computerized Classification Tests Using Sequential Item Selection.  Huebner, Alan
Viewed 4,923 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 6,208 times since 4/21/2012.
green dot  2012 Fixing the c Parameter in the Three-Parameter Logistic Model.  Han, Kyung T.
Viewed 11,539 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 9,454 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 5,577 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 16,525 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 23,988 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 5,614 times since 4/25/2011.
green dot  2011 Termination Criteria for Computerized Classification Testing  Thompson, Nathan A.
Viewed 6,669 times since 2/24/2011.
green dot  2011 A Framework for the Development of Computerized Adaptive Tests  Thompson, Nathan A., & Weiss, David A.
Viewed 21,719 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 8,863 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 6,657 times since 5/11/2010.
green dot  2010 An Overview of Recent Developments in Cognitive Diagnostic Computer Adaptive Assessments  Huebner, Alan
Viewed 20,677 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 10,893 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 149,290 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 8,352 times since 10/26/2009.
green dot  2009 Item Banking with Embedded Standards  MacCann, Robert G. and Stanley, Gordon
Viewed 10,093 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 36,888 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 11,063 times since 6/21/2009.
green dot  2009 Gating items: Definition, significance, and need for further study  Judd, Wallace
Viewed 28,185 times since 5/18/2009.
green dot  2009 Scoring and classifying examinees using measurement decision theory  Rudner, Lawrence M.
Viewed 12,795 times since 4/11/2009.
green dot  2009 How to Treat Omitted Responses in Rasch Model-Based Equating  Shin, Seon-Hi
Viewed 10,354 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 22,186 times since 9/15/2008.
green dot  2008 Comparing Vertical and Horizontal Scoring of Open-Ended Questionnaires  Allalouf, Avi, Klapfer, Galit & Fronton, Marina
Viewed 12,943 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 16,331 times since 9/11/2008.
green dot  2008 Performance Assessment and Authentic Assessment: A Conceptual Analysis of the Literature  Palm, Torulf
Viewed 49,534 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 11,923 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 18,305 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 18,338 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 10,625 times since 10/4/2007.
green dot  2007 An Introduction To Multi-Battery Factor Analysis: Overcoming Method Artefacts.  Brown, Gavin T L
Viewed 16,117 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 21,375 times since 2/11/2007.
green dot  2007 A Practitioner’s Guide for Variable-length Computerized Classification Testing   Thompson, Nathan A.
Viewed 16,748 times since 1/30/2007.
green dot  2006 A Comparison of Conventional and Liberal (Free-Choice) Multiple-Choice Tests  Jennings, Sylvia & Martin Bush
Viewed 16,255 times since 10/26/2006.
green dot  2004 Designing Accountability Assessments for Teaching  Schafer, William D. & Mark Moody
Viewed 36,533 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 33,436 times since 1/20/2004.
green dot  2003 Recommendations for Developing Classroom Performance Assessments and Scoring Rubrics  Moskal, Barbara M.
Viewed 200,190 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 52,565 times since 7/25/2002.
green dot  2002 Linguistic Simplification: A Promising Test Accommodation for LEP Students?  Stansfield, Charles W.
Viewed 28,963 times since 7/23/2002.
green dot  2001 Designing scoring rubrics for your classroom  Mertler, Craig A.
Viewed 537,719 times since 12/11/2001.
green dot  2001 The stability of undergraduate students' cognitive test anxiety levels  Cassady, Jerrell C.
Viewed 62,581 times since 8/23/2001.
green dot  2001 A rubric for scoring postsecondary academic skills  Simon, Marielle & Renée Forgette-Giroux
Viewed 47,063 times since 6/17/2001.
green dot  2000 Scoring Rubric Development: Validity and Reliability  Moskal, Barbara M. & Jon A. Leydens
Viewed 225,710 times since 11/6/2000.
green dot  2000 Scoring Rubrics: What, When and How?  Moskal, Barbara M.
Viewed 514,675 times since 3/29/2000.
green dot  1998 Item Banking.  Rudner, Lawrence
Viewed 39,326 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1997 Designing Structured Interviews for Educational Research.  -
Viewed 131,906 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1996 Adult Intelligence.  Ackerman, Phillip L.
Viewed 38,201 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1996 Guidelines for the Development and Management of Performance Assessments.  Roeber, Edward D.
Viewed 72,783 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1996 Kerlinger's Research Myths.  Daniel, Larry G.
Viewed 70,585 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1996 Hints for Designing Effective Questionnaires.  Frary, Robert B.
Viewed 156,980 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1995 More Multiple-Choice Item Writing Do's and Don'ts.  Frary, Robert B.
Viewed 84,823 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1995 Basic Item Analysis for Multiple-Choice Tests.  Kehoe, Jerard
Viewed 133,844 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1995 Writing Multiple-Choice Test Items.  Kehoe, Jerard
Viewed 148,622 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1995 Item Bias Review.  Hambleton, Ronald & Rodgers, Jane
Viewed 135,318 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1994 Questions To Ask When Evaluating Tests.  Rudner, Lawrence M.
Viewed 143,240 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1992 Open-Ended Questions in Reading.  Badger, Elizabeth & Thomas, Brenda
Viewed 82,388 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1990 Authentic Reading Assessment.  Dutcher, Peggy
Viewed 69,967 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1990 Authentic Mathematics Assessment.  Pandey, Tej
Viewed 49,067 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1989 Using Customized Standardized Tests.  Williams, Paul L.
Viewed 46,781 times since 11/13/1999.