Research Reports: 1996–1999
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Separate Versus Concurrent Estimation of IRT Item Parameters in the Common Item Equating Design, Bradley A. Hanson & Anton A. Beguin.
The Relationship Between the Bock-Aitkin Procedure and the EM Algorithm for IRT Model Estimation, Yaowen Hsu, Terry A. Ackerman & Meichu Fan.
High School Academic and Noncognitive Variables Related to the ACT Scores of Racial/Ethnic and Gender Groups, Julie Noble, Mark Davenport, Jeff Schiel & Mary Pommerich.
Exploring the Relationship Between Item Exposure Rate and Test Overlap Rate in Computerized Adaptive Testing, Shu-Ying Chen, Robert D. Ankenmann & Judith A. Spray.
Relationships Between the Noncognitive Characteristics, High School Course Work and Grades, and Test Scores of ACT-Tested Students, Julie Noble, Mark Davenport, Jeff Schiel & Mary Pommerich.
A Comprehensive Review of Research Evaluating the Effectiveness of DISCOVER in Promoting Career Development, Brian J. Taber & Darrell Anthony Luzzo.
Accuracy of Course Placement Validity Statistics Under Various Soft Truncation Conditions, Jeff L. Schiel & Jason E. King.
Measurement Comparability of Paper-and-Pencil and Multimedia Vocational Assessments, Jane G. Staples & Darrell Anthony Luzzo.
Simulating Nonmodel-Fitting Responses in a CAT Environment, Qing Yi & Michael L. Nering.
Basic Structure of Work-Relevant Abilities, Dale J. Prediger.
ACT Assessment Score Gains of Special-Tested Students Who Tested at Least Twice, Robert L. Ziomek & Kevin M. Andrews.
Score Gains on Retesting With the ACT Assessment, Kevin M. Andrews & Robert L. Ziomek.
The Effectiveness of Circular Equating as a Criterion for Evaluating Equating, Tianyou Wang, Bradley A. Hanson, & Deborah J. Harris.
Estimating Average Domain Scores, Mary Pommerich & W. Alan Nicewander.
Academic Benefits in High School of an Intensive Summer Program for Academically Talented Seventh Graders, Jeff Schiel.
A Comparative Study of Item Exposure Control Methods in Computerized Adaptive Testing, Shun-Wen Chang & Bor-Yaun Twu.
Estimating Conditional Probabilities of Success and Other Course Placement Validity Statistics Under Soft Truncation, Jeff Schiel.
Interpreting Differences Between Mean ACT Assessment Scores, Jeff Schiel.
Trends in Advanced Mathematics and Science Course Taking and Achievement Among ACT-Tested High School Students: 19871996, Gail T. McLure, Anji Sun, & Michael J. Valiga.
A Study of Modified-Guttman and IRT-Based Level Scoring Procedures for Work Keys Assessments, E. Matthew Schulz, Michael J. Kolen, & W. Alan Nicewander.
Empirical Bayes Estimates of Parameters from the Logistic Regression Model, Walter M. Houston & David J. Woodruff.
Unidimensional Approximations for a Computerized Test When the Item Pool and Latent Space are Multidimensional, Judith A. Spray, Abdel-fattah A. Abdel-fattah, Chi-Yu Huang, & C. Allen Lau.
Realistic Simulation of Item Response Data, Tim Davey, Michael L. Nering, & Tony Thompson.
Reliability Issues With Performance Assessments: A Collection of Papers, Deborah J. Harris, et al.
Grade Equivalent and IRT Representations of Growth, E. Matthew Schulz & W. Alan Nicewander.
Application of a Polynomial Loglinear Model to Assessing Differential Item Functioning for Common Items in the Common-Item Equating Design, Bradley A. Hanson & Zachary S. Feinstein.
Student Effort and Performance on a Measure of Postsecondary Educational Development, Jeff Schiel.
Differential Prediction/Impact in Course Placement for Ethnic and Gender Groups, Julie Noble, Jill Crouse, & Matt Schulz.
Predicting the College Grade Point Averages of Special-Tested Students from Their ACT Assessment Scores and High School Grades, Robert L. Ziomek & Kevin M. Andrews.
Estimation of Item Response Models Using the EM Algorithm for Finite Mixtures, David J. Woodruff & Bradley A. Hanson.
Factors Associated With Longitudinal Educational Achievement, as Measured by PLAN and ACT Assessment Scores, Jeff Schiel, Mary Pommerich, & Julie Noble.
An Empirical Investigation of the Accuracy of a Step-Up Method for Estimating Test Score Conditional Variances, Imelda C. Go & David J. Woodruff.
Linking Occupational Attribute Preferences to Occupations, Dale J. Prediger & Jane G. Staples.
An IRT Scale Transformation Method for Parameters Calibrated From Multiple Samples of Subjects, Lingjia Zeng.
Sampling Variability and Generalizability of Work Keys Listening and Writing Scores, Xiaohong Gao.