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Building Capacity For Assessment At Your Institution, Steven M. Culver Dec 2011

Building Capacity For Assessment At Your Institution, Steven M. Culver

Steven M Culver

No abstract provided.


The Culture Of Assessment & Assessment Quality, Steven M. Culver Aug 2011

The Culture Of Assessment & Assessment Quality, Steven M. Culver

Steven M Culver

No abstract provided.


Student Affairs Program Evaluation: A Factor Analytic Solution, Oscar T. Mcknight Jul 2011

Student Affairs Program Evaluation: A Factor Analytic Solution, Oscar T. Mcknight

Oscar T McKnight Ph.D.

This program and presentation addresses the use of factor analysis in program evaluation. Specific focus will highlight the development and selection of marker items. The goal is to label and interpret factors according to targeted questions of interest. Therefore, results are not only descriptive, but predictive - with practical application to student retention and satisfaction. Process is useful for benchmarking best practices; measuring student satisfaction and learning; tracking student participation; evaluating program results; determining future program or service needs; and, assessing effectiveness of delivered programs.


Investigating Item Difficulty Change By Item Positions Under The Rasch Model, Luc T. Le, Van Nguyen Apr 2011

Investigating Item Difficulty Change By Item Positions Under The Rasch Model, Luc T. Le, Van Nguyen

Dr Van Nguyen

In operational testing programs using item response theory (IRT), item parameter invariance is one of essential requirements in common item equating designs. However, in practice, the stability of item parameters can be affected by many factors. Particularly, this study utilised data from the large-scale Graduate Skills Assessment (GSA) in 2010 to investigate the change of Rasch item difficulty by item positions. The test included 78 multiple-choice items and was presented in eight test forms by arranging the items in different orders. Items addressed three components of generic skills: Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Interpersonal Understandings. Each test form was randomly ...


Investigating Item Difficulty Change By Item Positions Under The Rasch Model, Luc T. Le, Van Nguyen Apr 2011

Investigating Item Difficulty Change By Item Positions Under The Rasch Model, Luc T. Le, Van Nguyen

Dr Luc Tu Le

In operational testing programs using item response theory (IRT), item parameter invariance is one of essential requirements in common item equating designs. However, in practice, the stability of item parameters can be affected by many factors. Particularly, this study utilised data from the large-scale Graduate Skills Assessment (GSA) in 2010 to investigate the change of Rasch item difficulty by item positions. The test included 78 multiple-choice items and was presented in eight test forms by arranging the items in different orders. Items addressed three components of generic skills: Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Interpersonal Understandings. Each test form was randomly ...


My Resume Is Prettier Than Your Resume, Rachel White Jan 2011

My Resume Is Prettier Than Your Resume, Rachel White

Rachel White

No abstract provided.