Introduction to Nonparametric Item Response Theory (Measurement Methods for the Social Sciences v. 5)

Introduction to Nonparametric Item Response Theory (Measurement Methods for the Social Sciences v. 5)

By: Klaas Sijtsma (author), Ivo W. Molenaar (author)Paperback

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Introduction to Nonparametric Item Response Theory addresses an important and complex topic in test development in a manner that is precise and accurate, yet accessible to students and practitioners with a modest background in classical test theory. It also provides an excellent introduction to nonparametric IRT models for the more mathematically sophisticated student or researcher who will welcome the extensive additonal reading lists that are found at the conclusion of each chapter.

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Vice dean of research Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, program director research master, and professor of methodology and statistics

Contents

Models for Mental Measurement / Philosophy and Assumptions Underlying Nonparametric IRT Models for Dichotomous Item Scores / The Monotone Homogeneity Model Applied to Transitive Reasoning Data / The Monotone Homogeneity Model: Concepts and Procedures / Automated Item Selection Under the Monotone Homogeneity Model / The Double Monotonicity Model / Extension of Nonparametric IRT to Polytomous Item Scores / Item Analysis Using Nonparametric IRT for Polytomous Items

Product Details

  • publication date: 07/05/2002
  • ISBN13: 9780761908135
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9780761908135
  • weight: 204
  • ISBN10: 0761908137

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