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1st Edition

Applied Measurement with jMetrik

ISBN 9780415531979
Published June 25, 2014 by Routledge
170 Pages 55 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

jMetrik is a computer program for implementing classical and modern psychometric methods. It is designed to facilitate work in a production environment and to make advanced psychometric procedures accessible to every measurement practitioner. Applied Measurement with jMetrik reviews psychometric theory and describes how to use jMetrik to conduct a comprehensive psychometric analysis. Each chapter focuses on a topic in measurement, describes the steps for using jMetrik, and provides one or more examples of conducting an analysis on the topic. Recommendations and guidance for practice is provided throughout the book.

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. Chapter 1: Data Management. Chapter 2: Item Scoring. Chapter 3: Test Scaling. Chapter 4: Item Analysis. Chapter 5: Reliability. Chapter 6: Differential Item Functioning. Chapter 7: Rasch Measurement. Chapter 8: Polytomous Rasch Models. Chapter 9: Plotting Item and Test Characteristics. Chapter 10: IRT Scale Linking and Score Equating. References. Appendix

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J. Patrick Meyer is an associate professor in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia