Research Reports: 1987–1990
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Detecting and Correcting for Rater Effects in Performance Assessment, M. R. Raymond & W. M. Houston.
An Argument-based Approach to Validation, M. T. Kane.
Congeneric Models and Levine's Linear Equating Procedures, R. L. Brennan.
Mapping Occupations: A Longitudinal Study Based on Vocational Interests, R. R. Vansickle & D. J. Prediger.
Course Placement Practices of American Postsecondary Institutions, T. McNabb.
Differential Test and Item Performance of Talented Youth and High School Seniors on the ACT, A. E. Doolittle & C. J. Welch.
Comparison of Two Logistic Multidimensional Item Response Theory Models (Research Report ONR90-8), J. A. Spray, T. C. Davey, M. D. Reckase, T. A. Ackerman, & J. E. Carlson.
Mapping Career Groups on Basic Interest Dimension, W. Mau, K. Swaney, & D. J. Prediger.
Computerized Test Construction Using an Average Growth Approximation of Target Information Functions, R. M. Luecht & T. M. Hirsch.
A Study of Methods for Estimating Distributions of Test Scores, R. T. Cope & M. J. Kolen.
An Investigation of Methods for Improving Estimation of Test Score Distribution, B. A. Hanson.
Generalizing Criterion-related Validity Evidence on Certification Requirements Across Situations and Specialty Areas, M. T. Kane.
Project CHOICE: Validity of Interest and Ability Measures for Student Choice of Vocational Program, D. J. Prediger, J. Dale, & W. E. Brandt.
Changes in PEP Test Scores for Students Who Have Tested More Than Once, R. Sawyer & C. J. Welch.
Gender Differences in Performance on a College-Level Achievement Test, A. E. Doolittle & C. J. Welch.
Differential Performance on a Direct Measure of Writing Skills for Black and White College Freshmen, C. J. Welch, A. E. Doolittle, & J. McLarty.
Performance of Three Conditional DIF Statistics in Detecting Differential Item Functioning on Simulated Tests, J. A. Spray.
Gender-based Differential Item Performance in English Usage Items, C. J. Welch &A. E. Doolittle.
Differential Coursework and Grades in High School: Implications for Performance on the ACT Assessment, J. Noble & T. McNabb.
Validating the Use of ACT Assessment Scores and High School Grades for Remedial Course Placement in College, R. Sawyer.
Application of Equipercentile Techniques to Test Scale Construction: Scaling and Equating of the ACT ASSET Placement Test Battery, R. T. Cope.
A Comparison of the Angoff, Beuk, and Hofstee Methods for Setting a Passing Score, J. J. Bowers & R. R. Shindoll.
A Comparison of the Effects of Random Versus Fixed Order of Item Presentation Via the Computer, T. A. Ackerman, J. A. Spray, M. D. Reckase, & J. E. Carlson.
Central Prediction Systems for Predicting Specific Course Grades, W. Houston & R. Sawyer.
Comparison of Loglinear and Logistic Regression Models for Detecting Changes in Proportions, J. A. Spray & J. E. Carlson.
Comparison of Item Preequating and Random Groups Equating Using IRT and Equipercentile Methods, M. J. Kolen & D. J. Harris.
Accuracy of Self-Reported High School Courses and Grades of College-Bound Students, R. Sawyer, J. Laing, & W. Houston.
Predicting Grades in Specific College Freshman Courses from ACT Test Scores and Self-Reported High School Grades, J. P. Noble & R. Sawyer.
Multidimensional Item Response Theory Estimation: A Computer Program (Research Report ONR87-2), J. E. Carlson.
A Procedure to Adjust Individual Scores for Construct Invalidity, L. M. Gamache.
The Effect of Item Parameter Estimation Error on Decisions Made Using the Sequential Probability Ratio Test (Research Report ONR87-1), J. A. Spray & M. D. Reckase.
Gender Differences in Performance on Mathematics Achievement Items, A. E. Doolittle.
A Comparison of Several Statistical Methods for Examining Allegations of Copying, B. A. Hanson, D. J. Harris, & R. L. Brennan.
The Robustness of LOGIST and BILOG IRT Estimation Programs to Violations of Local Independence, T. Ackerman.
The Use of Unidimensional Item Parameter Estimates of Multidimensional Items in Adaptive Testing, T. Ackerman.
A Comparison Study of the Unidimensional IRT Estimation of Compensatory and Noncompensatory Multidimensional Item Response Data, T. Ackerman.
Effects of Item Difficulty Heterogeneity on the Estimation of True-Score and Classification Consistency, J. A. Spray & C. J. Welch.
The Effect of Item Response Dependency on Trait or Ability Dimensionality, J. A. Spray & T. Ackerman.
A General Model for Item Dependency, T. Ackerman & J. A. Spray.
Using Collateral Information from Similar Institutions to Predict College Freshman Grade Average, W. M. Houston.
The Bootstrap and Other Procedures for Examining the Variability of Estimated Variance Components in Testing Contexts, R. L. Brennan, D. J. Harris, & B. A. Hanson.
Accuracy of Self-Reported Activities and Accomplishments of College-Bound Students, J. Laing, R. Sawyer, & J. P. Noble.
Effect of Comparability of Examinee Groups on Equating, D. J. Harris.
Determining Minimum Sample Sizes for Estimating Prediction Equations for College Freshman Grade Average, R. Sawyer.
Relationships Between ACT Test Scores and High School Courses, J. Laing, H. B. Engen, & J. Maxey.
Career Counseling Validity of the ASVAB Job Cluster Scales Used in DISCOVER, D. J. Prediger.
The Accuracy of Self-Reported High School Course and Grade Information, M. J. Valiga.