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Handbook of Test Construction : Introduction to Psychometric Design

By: Kline, Paul.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Psychology Revivals: Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2015Description: 1 online resource (274 p.).ISBN: 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:: Handbook of Test Construction : Introduction to Psychometric DesignDDC classification: 150.287 LOC classification: BF176 -- .K556 2015ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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 inventoriesWriting 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 methodItems; 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 scalingCognitive-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 inventoriesWriting 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 methodItems; 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 scalingCognitive-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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