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Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice

1989 Volume 8, Number 3

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Number of articles: 4

  1. Research on the Effects of Administering Tests via Computers

    Steven L. Wise & Barbara S. Plake

    Research dealing with the administration of tests via computer is reviewed. Several issues related to computerized testing are discussed, and areas in need of additional research are identified.... More

    pp. 5-10

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  2. Item Writing and Item Banking by Microcomputer: An Update

    Gale H. Roid

    Some software packages currently available for item writing and item banking are reviewed. Eleven test-generation and three item-banking packages are listed. Users trained in item response theory... More

    pp. 17-20

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  3. Using Computers to Analyze Item Response Data

    Tse-chi Hsu & Lifa Yu

    How computers are used to analyze item data is reviewed, and the information that existing item-analysis programs provide is described. Summaries of studies comparing the performance of some of... More

    pp. 21-28

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  4. Testing Software Review: MicroCAT Version 3.0

    Clement A. Stone

    MicroCAT version 3.0--an integrated test development, administration, and analysis system--is reviewed in this first article of a series on testing software. A framework for comparing testing... More

    pp. 33-38

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