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Applied Psychological Measurement Vol. 16, No. 1 (1992) pp. 65–76
A procedure is introduced for determining the effect of testlet nonequivalence on operating characteristics of a testlet-based computerized mastery test (CMT). The procedure, which involves estimating the CMT decision rule twice with testlet...
Machine-Mediated Learning Vol. 2, No. 4 (1988) pp. 283–86
Introduces a theoretical framework for mastery testing, using Item Response Theory and Bayesian Decision Theory. The idea of sequential testing is developed, with the goal of providing longer or shorter tests as needed, and a computerized...
Applied Psychological Measurement Vol. 14, No. 4 (1990) pp. 367–86
A theoretical framework for mastery testing based on item response theory and Bayesian decision theory is described and illustrated. Implementation depends on the availability of (1) a computerized test delivery system; (2) a pool of pretested items;...
The Textevaluator Tool: Helping Teachers and Test Developers Select Texts for Use in Instruction and Assessment
Elementary School Journal Vol. 115, No. 2 (December 2014) pp. 184–209
This article describes TextEvaluator, a comprehensive text-analysis system designed to help teachers, textbook publishers, test developers, and literacy researchers select reading materials that are consistent with the text complexity goals outlined ...