Book Details

Advancing Human Assessment

Publication year: 2017

ISBN: 978-3-319-58689-2

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This book describes the extensive contributions made toward the advancement of human assessment by scientists from one of the world’s leading research institutions, Educational Testing Service. The book’s four major sections detail research and development in measurement and statistics, education policy analysis and evaluation, scientific psychology, and validity. Many of the developments presented have become de-facto standards in educational and psychological measurement, including in item response theory (IRT), linking and equating, differential item functioning (DIF), and educational surveys like the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), the Programme of international Student Assessment (PISA), the Progress of International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) and the Trends in Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS). In addition to its comprehensive coverage of contributions to the theory and methodology of educational and psychological measurement and statistics,

Subject: Education, Educational Testing Service (ETS), large-scale assessment, policy research, NAEP, program evaluation, item analysis, test analysis, psychometrics, test fairness, adult literacy, validity theory, admissions tests, constructed-response, human assessment, Assessment, Testing and Evaluation, Psychometrics Statistical Theory and Methods, Educational Policy and Politics, Statistics for Social Sciences, Humanities, Law