Research Reports: 19871990
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Changes in PEP Test Scores for Students Who Have Tested More Than Once, R. Sawyer & C. J. Welch.
Project CHOICE: Validity of Interest and Ability Measures for Student Choice of Vocational
Program, D. J. Prediger, J. Dale, & W. E. Brandt.
Generalizing Criterion-related Validity Evidence on Certification Requirements
Across Situations and Specialty Areas, M. T. Kane.
An Investigation of Methods for Improving Estimation of Test Score Distribution, B. A. Hanson.
A Study of Methods for Estimating Distributions of Test Scores, R. T. Cope & M. J. Kolen.
Computerized Test Construction Using an Average Growth Approximation of
Target Information Functions, R. M. Luecht & T. M. Hirsch.
Mapping Career Groups on Basic Interest Dimension, W. Mau, K. Swaney, & D. J. Prediger.
Comparison of Two Logistic Multidimensional Item Response Theory Models (Research Report ONR90-8), J. A. Spray, T. C. Davey, M. D. Reckase, T. A. Ackerman,
& J. E. Carlson.
Differential Test and Item Performance of Talented Youth and High School Seniors on the
ACT, A. E. Doolittle & C. J. Welch.
Course Placement Practices of American Postsecondary Institutions, T. McNabb.
Mapping Occupations: A Longitudinal Study Based on Vocational Interests, R. R. Vansickle & D. J. Prediger.
Congeneric Models and Levine's Linear Equating Procedures, R. L. Brennan.
An Argument-based Approach to Validation, M. T. Kane.
Detecting and Correcting for Rater Effects in Performance Assessment, M. R. Raymond & W. M. Houston.
A Comparison of the Effects of Random Versus Fixed Order of Item Presentation
Via the Computer, T. A. Ackerman, J. A. Spray, M. D. Reckase, & J. E. Carlson.
A Comparison of the Angoff, Beuk, and Hofstee Methods for Setting a Passing Score, J. J. Bowers & R. R. Shindoll.
Application of Equipercentile Techniques to Test Scale Construction: Scaling and Equating of the ACT ASSET Placement Test Battery, R. T. Cope.
Validating the Use of ACT Assessment Scores and High School Grades for Remedial Course Placement in College, R. Sawyer.
Differential Coursework and Grades in High School: Implications for Performance
on the ACT Assessment, J. Noble & T. McNabb.
Gender-based Differential Item Performance in English Usage Items, C. J. Welch &A. E. Doolittle.
Performance of Three Conditional DIF Statistics in Detecting Differential Item Functioning on Simulated Tests, J. A. Spray.
Differential Performance on a Direct Measure of Writing Skills for Black and White College
Freshmen, C. J. Welch, A. E. Doolittle, & J. McLarty.
Gender Differences in Performance on a College-Level Achievement Test, A. E. Doolittle & C. J. Welch.
Accuracy of Self-Reported High School Courses and Grades of College-Bound Students, R. Sawyer, J. Laing, & W. Houston.
Comparison of Item Preequating and Random Groups Equating Using IRT and
Equipercentile Methods, M. J. Kolen & D. J. Harris.
Comparison of Loglinear and Logistic Regression Models for Detecting Changes in
Proportions, J. A. Spray & J. E. Carlson.
Central Prediction Systems for Predicting Specific Course Grades, W. Houston & R. Sawyer.
The Accuracy of Self-Reported High School Course and Grade Information, M. J. Valiga.
Career Counseling Validity of the ASVAB Job Cluster Scales Used in DISCOVER, D. J. Prediger.
Relationships Between ACT Test Scores and High School Courses, J. Laing, H. B. Engen, & J. Maxey.
Determining Minimum Sample Sizes for Estimating Prediction Equations for College
Freshman Grade Average, R. Sawyer.
Effect of Comparability of Examinee Groups on Equating, D. J. Harris.
Accuracy of Self-Reported Activities and Accomplishments of College-Bound Students, J. Laing, R. Sawyer, & J. P. Noble.
The Bootstrap and Other Procedures for Examining the Variability of Estimated Variance
Components in Testing Contexts, R. L. Brennan, D. J. Harris, & B. A. Hanson.
Using Collateral Information from Similar Institutions to Predict College Freshman Grade Average, W. M. Houston.
A General Model for Item Dependency, T. Ackerman & J. A. Spray.
The Effect of Item Response Dependency on Trait or Ability Dimensionality, J. A. Spray & T. Ackerman.
Effects of Item Difficulty Heterogeneity on the Estimation of True-Score and Classification
Consistency, J. A. Spray & C. J. Welch.
A Comparison Study of the Unidimensional IRT Estimation of Compensatory and Noncompensatory Multidimensional Item Response Data, T. Ackerman.
The Use of Unidimensional Item Parameter Estimates of Multidimensional Items in
Adaptive Testing, T. Ackerman.
The Robustness of LOGIST and BILOG IRT Estimation Programs to Violations of Local Independence, T. Ackerman.
A Comparison of Several Statistical Methods for Examining Allegations of Copying, B. A. Hanson, D. J. Harris, & R. L. Brennan.
Gender Differences in Performance on Mathematics Achievement Items, A. E. Doolittle.
The Effect of Item Parameter Estimation Error on Decisions Made Using the Sequential
Probability Ratio Test (Research Report ONR87-1), J. A. Spray & M. D. Reckase.
A Procedure to Adjust Individual Scores for Construct Invalidity, L. M. Gamache.
Multidimensional Item Response Theory Estimation: A Computer Program (Research
Report ONR87-2), J. E. Carlson.
Predicting Grades in Specific College Freshman Courses from ACT Test Scores and
Self-Reported High School Grades, J. P. Noble & R. Sawyer.