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Item Response Theory, Mathematical Models, Measurement Techniques, Psychometrics, Tables (Data), Test Construction, Test Items, Goodness of fit, Rating scales, Calibration, Variables (Mathematics)


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This handbook for learning how to do Rasch measurement contains both theoretical explanation and practice problems. It is about how to make use of mental tests, and covers the measurement model, item calibration by hand and by computer, the analysis of fit, and constructing a variable. Final chapters work through designing tests, making measures and choosing a scale.

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Wright, B. & Stone, M. (1979). Best test design. MESA Press: Chicago, IL

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Chicago, IL.


MESA Press

Best test design



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