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Computerized Adaptive Testing in Instructional Settings


Educational Technology Research and Development Volume 41, Number 3, ISSN 1042-1629


Discusses the use of computerized adaptive testing (CAT) in the classroom. Highlights include item response theory; sequential probability ratio test (SPRT); combining SPRT with expert system reasoning, resulting in EXSPRT; and a study of college students that examined the efficiency and accuracy of the various CAT methods discussed. (Contains 16 references.) (LRW)


Welch, R.E. & Frick, T.W. (1993). Computerized Adaptive Testing in Instructional Settings. Educational Technology Research and Development, 41(3), 47-62. Retrieved July 12, 2020 from .

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