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Alina A. Von . Ed(S): Davier - Statistical Models for Test Equating, Scaling, and Linking - 9780387981376 - V9780387981376
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Statistical Models for Test Equating, Scaling, and Linking

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Description for Statistical Models for Test Equating, Scaling, and Linking hardcover. This book emphasizes formal statistical features of the practice of equating and scaling, discusses the quality of the equating results from the statistical perspective as opposed to focusing on policy and implications, which represent a different side. Editor(s): Davier, Alina A. von. Series: Statistics for Social and Behavioral Sciences. Num Pages: 388 pages, biography. BIC Classification: JHBC; JMBT; JNKD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 243 x 166 x 26. Weight in Grams: 724.
The goal of this book is to emphasize the formal statistical features of the practice of equating, linking, and scaling. The book encourages the view and discusses the quality of the equating results from the statistical perspective (new models, robustness, fit, testing hypotheses, statistical monitoring) as opposed to placing the focus on the policy and the implications, which although very important, represent a different side of the equating practice.

The book contributes to establishing “equating” as a theoretical field, a view that has not been offered often before. The tradition in the practice of equating has been to present the ... Read more

This book provides a valuable reference for several groups: (a) statisticians and psychometricians interested in the theory behind equating methods, in the use of model-based statistical methods for data smoothing, and in the evaluation of the equating results in applied work; (b) practitioners who need to equate tests, including those with these responsibilities in testing companies, state testing agencies, and school districts; and (c) instructors in psychometric, measurement, and psychology programs.

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Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Springer United States
Number of pages
388
Condition
New
Series
Statistics for Social and Behavioral Sciences
Number of Pages
368
Place of Publication
New York, NY, United States
ISBN
9780387981376
SKU
V9780387981376
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99-15

About Alina A. Von . Ed(S): Davier
Dr. Alina A. von Davier is a Strategic Advisor and a Director of Special Projects in Research and Development at Educational Testing Service (ETS). During her tenure at ETS, she has led an ETS Research Initiative called “Equating and Applied Psychometrics” and has directed the Global Psychometric Services Center. The center supports the psychometric work for all ETS international programs, ... Read more

Reviews for Statistical Models for Test Equating, Scaling, and Linking
From the reviews: “The intended audience of the book consists of graduate students, researchers, statisticians and psychometricians who are interested in equating theory, as well as practitioners who equate tests. … volume is easy to understand since overall it is clear and well written, and has examples that are nice and easy to follow. … I recommend this book ... Read more

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