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By Osterlind, Steven J.
The Error of Truth recounts the astonishing and unexpected tale of how quantitative thinking came to be, and considers how seeing the world through a quantitate lens has shaped our perception of the world we live in.
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By Osterlind, Steven J.; Everson, Howard T.
Presents a description of DIF; describes varying procedures for addressing DIF in practical testing contexts; presents useful examples and studies of DIF that readers may employ as a guide in their own DIF work; and briefly describes relevant features of major statistical package...s that can be employed in DIF analysis.Read more
Steven J. Osterlind discusses five strategies for detecting bias: analysis of variance, transformed item difficulties, chi square, item characteristic curve, and distractor response.
Addresses various issues in constructing test items. This book describes the characteristics and functions of test items. It presents editorial guidelines for writing test items in several item formats. It offers methods for determining the quality of test items. It also includes... procedures for ordering items in a test and item scoring schemes.Read more
Finally, this book presents a compendium of important issues about test items, including procedures for ordering items in a test, ethical and legal concerns over using copyrighted test items, item scoring schemes, computer-generated items and more.
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