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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
Viewed 344 times since 12/7/2018.
green dot  2018 Fairness Concerns of Discrete Option Multiple Choice Items  Eckerly, Carol,   Smith, Russell, & Sowles, John
Viewed 570 times since 11/2/2018.
green dot  2018 From Simulation to Implementation: Two CAT Case Studies.  Barnard, John J.
Viewed 380 times since 10/6/2018.
green dot  2018 An Effective Rubric Norming Process   Schoepp, Kevin, Danaher, Maurice, & Ater Kranov, Ashley
Viewed 682 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 481 times since 9/6/2018.
green dot  2018 Rounding in Angoff Ratings   Adam E. Wyse
Viewed 613 times since 5/2/2018.
green dot  2018 Scale Pretesting  Matt C. Howard
Viewed 957 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 1,894 times since 12/11/2017.
green dot  2017 A Note on Using Eigenvalues in Dimensionality Assessment.   Zopluoglu, Cengiz & Davenport Jr., Ernest C.
Viewed 1,616 times since 9/6/2017.
green dot  2017 Constructing Multiple-Choice Items to Measure Higher-Order Thinking  Scully, Darina
Viewed 6,846 times since 5/16/2017.
green dot  2017 Negatively-Worded Multiple Choice Questions: An Avoidable Threat to Validity.   Chiavaroli, Neville
Viewed 3,326 times since 5/4/2017.
green dot  2017 Developing a Strategy for Using Technology-Enhanced Items in Large-Scale Standardized Tests  Bryant, William
Viewed 3,217 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 2,372 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 2,662 times since 12/7/2016.
green dot  2016 Accuracy of Bayes and Logistic Regression Subscale Probabilities for Educational and Certification Tests.   Rudner, Lawrence
Viewed 2,104 times since 7/26/2016.
green dot  2016 Getting Lucky: How Guessing Threatens the Validity of Performance Classifications.   Foley, Brett P
Viewed 3,544 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 3,721 times since 11/26/2015.
green dot  2015 Evaluating Common Item Block Options when Faced with Practical Constraints.  Wolkowitz, Amanda & Davis-Becker, Susan
Viewed 2,377 times since 9/30/2015.
green dot  2015 Practical Issues in Estimating Classification Accuracy and Consistency with R Package cacIRT.  Lathrop, Quinn
Viewed 3,688 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 3,100 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 3,311 times since 6/29/2015.
green dot  2015 An Introduction to Missing Data in the Context of Differential Item Functioning  Banks, Kathleen
Viewed 3,421 times since 4/25/2015.
green dot  2015 Item Response Theory Using Hierarchical Generalized Linear Models.  Ravand, Hamdollah
Viewed 6,399 times since 3/20/2015.
green dot  2015 Psychometric changes on item difficulty due to item review by examinees.   Papanastasiou, Elena C.
Viewed 3,528 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 3,260 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 5,280 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 16,170 times since 7/9/2014.
green dot  2014 Improving Your Exploratory Factor Analysis for Ordinal Data: A Demonstration Using FACTOR.   Baglin, James
Viewed 20,100 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 4,042 times since 5/19/2014.
green dot  2013 Test Administration Models  Becker, Kirk A. & Bergstrom, Betty A.
Viewed 7,469 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 6,957 times since 3/5/2013.
green dot  2013 Classroom Test Construction: The Power of a Table of Specifications  Fives, Helenrose & DiDonato-Barnes, Nicole
Viewed 153,082 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 4,418 times since 10/17/2012.
green dot  2012 Item Overexposure in Computerized Classification Tests Using Sequential Item Selection.  Huebner, Alan
Viewed 5,073 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 6,337 times since 4/21/2012.
green dot  2012 Fixing the c Parameter in the Three-Parameter Logistic Model.  Han, Kyung T.
Viewed 11,716 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 9,649 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 5,724 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 16,774 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 24,325 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 5,732 times since 4/25/2011.
green dot  2011 Termination Criteria for Computerized Classification Testing  Thompson, Nathan A.
Viewed 6,818 times since 2/24/2011.
green dot  2011 A Framework for the Development of Computerized Adaptive Tests  Thompson, Nathan A., & Weiss, David A.
Viewed 22,001 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 9,005 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 6,775 times since 5/11/2010.
green dot  2010 An Overview of Recent Developments in Cognitive Diagnostic Computer Adaptive Assessments  Huebner, Alan
Viewed 21,159 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 11,135 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 149,730 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 8,491 times since 10/26/2009.
green dot  2009 Item Banking with Embedded Standards  MacCann, Robert G. and Stanley, Gordon
Viewed 10,231 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 37,471 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 11,239 times since 6/21/2009.
green dot  2009 Gating items: Definition, significance, and need for further study  Judd, Wallace
Viewed 28,355 times since 5/18/2009.
green dot  2009 Scoring and classifying examinees using measurement decision theory  Rudner, Lawrence M.
Viewed 12,967 times since 4/11/2009.
green dot  2009 How to Treat Omitted Responses in Rasch Model-Based Equating  Shin, Seon-Hi
Viewed 10,508 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 22,470 times since 9/15/2008.
green dot  2008 Comparing Vertical and Horizontal Scoring of Open-Ended Questionnaires  Allalouf, Avi, Klapfer, Galit & Fronton, Marina
Viewed 13,148 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 16,568 times since 9/11/2008.
green dot  2008 Performance Assessment and Authentic Assessment: A Conceptual Analysis of the Literature  Palm, Torulf
Viewed 50,354 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 12,056 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 18,488 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 18,465 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 10,772 times since 10/4/2007.
green dot  2007 An Introduction To Multi-Battery Factor Analysis: Overcoming Method Artefacts.  Brown, Gavin T L
Viewed 16,278 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 21,659 times since 2/11/2007.
green dot  2007 A Practitioner’s Guide for Variable-length Computerized Classification Testing   Thompson, Nathan A.
Viewed 16,949 times since 1/30/2007.
green dot  2006 A Comparison of Conventional and Liberal (Free-Choice) Multiple-Choice Tests  Jennings, Sylvia & Martin Bush
Viewed 16,460 times since 10/26/2006.
green dot  2004 Designing Accountability Assessments for Teaching  Schafer, William D. & Mark Moody
Viewed 36,717 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 33,591 times since 1/20/2004.
green dot  2003 Recommendations for Developing Classroom Performance Assessments and Scoring Rubrics  Moskal, Barbara M.
Viewed 200,914 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 52,697 times since 7/25/2002.
green dot  2002 Linguistic Simplification: A Promising Test Accommodation for LEP Students?  Stansfield, Charles W.
Viewed 29,146 times since 7/23/2002.
green dot  2001 Designing scoring rubrics for your classroom  Mertler, Craig A.
Viewed 540,603 times since 12/11/2001.
green dot  2001 The stability of undergraduate students' cognitive test anxiety levels  Cassady, Jerrell C.
Viewed 62,759 times since 8/23/2001.
green dot  2001 A rubric for scoring postsecondary academic skills  Simon, Marielle & Renée Forgette-Giroux
Viewed 47,267 times since 6/17/2001.
green dot  2000 Scoring Rubric Development: Validity and Reliability  Moskal, Barbara M. & Jon A. Leydens
Viewed 226,803 times since 11/6/2000.
green dot  2000 Scoring Rubrics: What, When and How?  Moskal, Barbara M.
Viewed 517,089 times since 3/29/2000.
green dot  1998 Item Banking.  Rudner, Lawrence
Viewed 39,530 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1997 Designing Structured Interviews for Educational Research.  -
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green dot  1996 Adult Intelligence.  Ackerman, Phillip L.
Viewed 38,408 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1996 Guidelines for the Development and Management of Performance Assessments.  Roeber, Edward D.
Viewed 72,955 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1996 Kerlinger's Research Myths.  Daniel, Larry G.
Viewed 71,205 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1996 Hints for Designing Effective Questionnaires.  Frary, Robert B.
Viewed 157,363 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1995 More Multiple-Choice Item Writing Do's and Don'ts.  Frary, Robert B.
Viewed 85,108 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1995 Basic Item Analysis for Multiple-Choice Tests.  Kehoe, Jerard
Viewed 134,307 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1995 Writing Multiple-Choice Test Items.  Kehoe, Jerard
Viewed 149,169 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1995 Item Bias Review.  Hambleton, Ronald & Rodgers, Jane
Viewed 135,837 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1994 Questions To Ask When Evaluating Tests.  Rudner, Lawrence M.
Viewed 144,080 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1992 Open-Ended Questions in Reading.  Badger, Elizabeth & Thomas, Brenda
Viewed 82,894 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1990 Authentic Reading Assessment.  Dutcher, Peggy
Viewed 70,179 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1990 Authentic Mathematics Assessment.  Pandey, Tej
Viewed 49,245 times since 11/13/1999.
green dot  1989 Using Customized Standardized Tests.  Williams, Paul L.
Viewed 46,937 times since 11/13/1999.