Assessment Resource Kit

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Adaptive testing, Computer assisted testing, Measurement, Objectivity, Rasch model, Reporting (Student achievement), Standards, Test interpretation, Testing, Comparative analysis, Performance evaluation


Educational measurement is the process of estimating students' locations (abilities) on a measurement variable from their responses to a set of items. Educational measurement is one in a series of magazines in the ACER Assessment Resource Kit (ARK). It contains five chapters: 1. What is 'measurement'?; 2. Aspiring to measure; 3. A model for measuring; 4. Mapping variables; 5. Reporting measures.

Recommended Citation

Masters, G. (2001). Educational measurement: Assessment Resource Kit. Australian Council for Educational Research.

Place of Publication

Camberwell, Melbourne


Australian Council for Educational Research



Educational measurement: Assessment Resource Kit.

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