Advancing Methodologies to Support Both Summative and by Ying Cheng, Hua-Hua Chang

By Ying Cheng, Hua-Hua Chang

A quantity within the chinese language American academic examine and improvement organization ebook sequence sequence Editor Jinfa Cai, college of Delaware over the last thirty years, pupil review has develop into an more and more vital portion of public schooling. a number of methodologies in trying out were constructed to procure and interpret the wealth of overview results. As evaluation ambitions are becoming more and more multifaceted, new checking out methodologies are referred to as for to supply extra available and trustworthy info on extra advanced constructs or approaches, comparable to scholars' criticalthinking and problem-solving abilities. trying out methodologies are had to extract info from tests on such complex talents, with a purpose to suggest lecturers approximately yes parts of scholars that desire intervention. it truly is even a much bigger problem, and a necessary venture of modern day large-scale checks, to realize such details from trying out information in an effective demeanour. for instance PARCC and Smarter Balanced tests consortia are either striving to provide formative exams via individualized, adapted checking out. The ebook offers cutting-edge assurance on new methodologies to aid tradit ional summative evaluation, and extra importantly, for rising formative tests.

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H. CHANG fly using the constraint-and-exposure-controlling item-selection methods to adapt to the provisional ability estimate. After the examinee completes the items in the second stage, the ability estimate is updated based on the responses to all of the administered items, and the next stage is assembled on the fly. The process continues until the test is terminated, and the exam is then scored based on responses to all of the administered items. Zheng and Chang (2011a, 2011b) conducted simulation studies to implement the basic design of OMST and compare OMST with CAT and MST.

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