The Resource Advancing human assessment : the methodological, psychological and policy contributions of ETS, Randy E. Bennett, Matthias von Davier, editors

Advancing human assessment : the methodological, psychological and policy contributions of ETS, Randy E. Bennett, Matthias von Davier, editors

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Advancing human assessment : the methodological, psychological and policy contributions of ETS
Title
Advancing human assessment
Title remainder
the methodological, psychological and policy contributions of ETS
Statement of responsibility
Randy E. Bennett, Matthias von Davier, editors
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Editor
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Language
eng
Summary
This book is open access under a CC BY-NC 2.5 license. This book describes the extensive contributions made toward the advancement of human assessment by scientists from one of the world's leading research institutions, Educational Testing Service. The book's four major sections detail research and development in measurement and statistics, education policy analysis and evaluation, scientific psychology, and validity. Many of the developments presented have become de-facto standards in educational and psychological measurement, including in item response theory (IRT), linking and equating, differential item functioning (DIF), and educational surveys like the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), the Programme of international Student Assessment (PISA), the Progress of International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) and the Trends in Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS). In addition to its comprehensive coverage of contributions to the theory and methodology of educational and psychological measurement and statistics, the book gives significant attention to ETS work in cognitive, personality, developmental, and social psychology, and to education policy analysis and program evaluation. The chapter authors are long-standing experts who provide broad coverage and thoughtful insights that build upon decades of experience in research and best practices for measurement, evaluation, scientific psychology, and education policy analysis. Opening with a chapter on the genesis of ETS and closing with a synthesis of the enormously diverse set of contributions made over its 70-year history, the book is a useful resource for all interested in the improvement of human assessment
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AZU
Dewey number
371.26
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • LB3051
  • LB2822.75
LC item number
.A5393 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1952-
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  • Bennett, Randy Elliot
  • Davier, Matthias von
Series statement
Methodology of Educational Measurement and Assessment,
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  • Educational Testing Service
  • Educational tests and measurements
  • Psychometrics
  • Statistics for Social Science, Behavorial Science, Education, Public Policy, and Law
  • Education
  • Education and state
  • Psychometrics
  • Statistics
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Advancing human assessment : the methodological, psychological and policy contributions of ETS, Randy E. Bennett, Matthias von Davier, editors
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Publication
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mixed
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. What Does It Mean to Be a Nonprofit Educational Measurement Organization in the 21st Century?- PART 1: ETS Contributions to Developing Analytic Tools for Educational Measurement -- 2. A Review of Classical Item Analysis Developments and Applications -- 3. Psychometric Contributions: Focus on Test Scores -- 4. Contributions to Score Linking Theory and Practice -- 5. Item Response Theory -- 6. Research on Statistics -- 7. Contributions to the Quantitative Assessment of Item, Test, and Score Fairness -- PART 2: ETS Contributions to Education Policy and Evaluation -- 8. Large-Scale Group-Score Assessment -- 9. Large-Scale Assessments of Adult Literacy -- 10. Modeling Change in Large-Scale Longitudinal Studies of Educational Growth: Four Decades of Contributions to the Assessment of Educational Growth.- 11. Evaluating Educational Programs -- 12. Contributions to Education Policy Research -- PART III: ETS Contributions to Research in Scientific Psychology -- 13. Research on Cognitive, Personality, and Social Psychology: I -- 14. Research on Cognitive, Personality, and Social Psychology: II -- 15. Research on Developmental Psychology -- PART IV: ETS Contributions to Validity -- 16. Research on Validity Theory and Practice at ETS -- 17. Understanding the Impact of Special Preparation for Admissions Tests -- 18. A Historical Survey of Research Regarding Constructed-Response Formats -- 19. Advancing Human Assessment: A Synthesis Over Seven Decades
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1013506921
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unknown
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1 online resource (XIV, 711 pages)
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multiple file formats
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online
Isbn
9783319586892
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uncompressed
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-58689-2
Other physical details
15 illustrations.
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absent
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access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1013506921
Label
Advancing human assessment : the methodological, psychological and policy contributions of ETS, Randy E. Bennett, Matthias von Davier, editors
Publication
Antecedent source
mixed
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. What Does It Mean to Be a Nonprofit Educational Measurement Organization in the 21st Century?- PART 1: ETS Contributions to Developing Analytic Tools for Educational Measurement -- 2. A Review of Classical Item Analysis Developments and Applications -- 3. Psychometric Contributions: Focus on Test Scores -- 4. Contributions to Score Linking Theory and Practice -- 5. Item Response Theory -- 6. Research on Statistics -- 7. Contributions to the Quantitative Assessment of Item, Test, and Score Fairness -- PART 2: ETS Contributions to Education Policy and Evaluation -- 8. Large-Scale Group-Score Assessment -- 9. Large-Scale Assessments of Adult Literacy -- 10. Modeling Change in Large-Scale Longitudinal Studies of Educational Growth: Four Decades of Contributions to the Assessment of Educational Growth.- 11. Evaluating Educational Programs -- 12. Contributions to Education Policy Research -- PART III: ETS Contributions to Research in Scientific Psychology -- 13. Research on Cognitive, Personality, and Social Psychology: I -- 14. Research on Cognitive, Personality, and Social Psychology: II -- 15. Research on Developmental Psychology -- PART IV: ETS Contributions to Validity -- 16. Research on Validity Theory and Practice at ETS -- 17. Understanding the Impact of Special Preparation for Admissions Tests -- 18. A Historical Survey of Research Regarding Constructed-Response Formats -- 19. Advancing Human Assessment: A Synthesis Over Seven Decades
Control code
1013506921
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (XIV, 711 pages)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319586892
Level of compression
uncompressed
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-58689-2
Other physical details
15 illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1013506921

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