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A Handbook of Test Construction (Psychology Revivals) : Introduction to Psychometric Design.

By: Kline, Paul.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Psychology Revivals: Publisher: London : Taylor and Francis, 2015Copyright date: ©1986Description: 1 online resource (274 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781315695990.Subject(s): Educational tests and measurements -- Design and construction | Employment tests -- Design and construction | Psychological tests -- Design and constructionGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: A Handbook of Test Construction (Psychology Revivals) : Introduction to Psychometric DesignDDC classification: 150.287 LOC classification: BF176 -- .K556 2015Online resources: Click here to view book
Contents:
Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Original Title Page -- Original Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- Glossary of terms -- 1 The characteristics of good tests in psychology -- Types of scale -- Reliability -- Validity -- Discriminatory power -- Classical theory of error in measurement -- Standardization and norms -- Some other models of test responses -- Conclusions and summary -- 2 Making tests reliable I: Intelligence and ability tests. Item writing -- Instructions -- Items for intelligence tests -- Tests of ability and attainment -- Conclusions -- 3 Making tests reliable II: Personality inventories. Item writing -- Problems in constructing personality inventories -- Writing items for personality inventories -- Eliminating response sets -- Item content -- Conclusions -- 4 Making tests reliable III: Constructing other types of test -- Objective tests -- Projective tests -- The construction of other motivational tests -- Mood and state scales -- Attitude measurement -- Summary and conclusions -- 5 Computing test-reliability -- Importance of internal-consistency reliability in test construction -- Sources of unreliability -- Sampling subjects in the study of reliability -- Computing reliability -- Conclusions -- 6 ítem trials -- Problems with the item-analytic method -- Items -- Important sampling variables -- Item analysis: two useful indices -- The procedures of item analysis -- Selection of items after item analysis -- Failure to form a test -- 7 Computing the discriminatory power and the validity of tests -- Discriminatory power -- Validity -- 8 Standardizing the test -- Sampling -- The norms -- The content criterion -- 9 Other methods of test construction -- Criterion-keyed tests -- Factor-analytic tests -- Conclusions -- 10 Computerized testing, tailored testing, Rasch scaling and cognitive process studies.
Computerized testing -- Tailored testing -- Rasch scaling -- Cognitive-processing approach to human abilities -- 11 Summary and conclusions -- Appendix 1: Item-analysis programs -- Appendix 2: Using the programs -- Bibliography -- Name index -- Subject index.
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Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Original Title Page -- Original Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- Glossary of terms -- 1 The characteristics of good tests in psychology -- Types of scale -- Reliability -- Validity -- Discriminatory power -- Classical theory of error in measurement -- Standardization and norms -- Some other models of test responses -- Conclusions and summary -- 2 Making tests reliable I: Intelligence and ability tests. Item writing -- Instructions -- Items for intelligence tests -- Tests of ability and attainment -- Conclusions -- 3 Making tests reliable II: Personality inventories. Item writing -- Problems in constructing personality inventories -- Writing items for personality inventories -- Eliminating response sets -- Item content -- Conclusions -- 4 Making tests reliable III: Constructing other types of test -- Objective tests -- Projective tests -- The construction of other motivational tests -- Mood and state scales -- Attitude measurement -- Summary and conclusions -- 5 Computing test-reliability -- Importance of internal-consistency reliability in test construction -- Sources of unreliability -- Sampling subjects in the study of reliability -- Computing reliability -- Conclusions -- 6 ítem trials -- Problems with the item-analytic method -- Items -- Important sampling variables -- Item analysis: two useful indices -- The procedures of item analysis -- Selection of items after item analysis -- Failure to form a test -- 7 Computing the discriminatory power and the validity of tests -- Discriminatory power -- Validity -- 8 Standardizing the test -- Sampling -- The norms -- The content criterion -- 9 Other methods of test construction -- Criterion-keyed tests -- Factor-analytic tests -- Conclusions -- 10 Computerized testing, tailored testing, Rasch scaling and cognitive process studies.

Computerized testing -- Tailored testing -- Rasch scaling -- Cognitive-processing approach to human abilities -- 11 Summary and conclusions -- Appendix 1: Item-analysis programs -- Appendix 2: Using the programs -- Bibliography -- Name index -- Subject index.

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