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Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research

2005

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The Effects Of Inclusive School Environments On The Academic Achievement Of Elementary General Education Students As Measured By Standarized Tests Over A Single And Multi-Year Period, Scott P. Mccartney Jan 2005

The Effects Of Inclusive School Environments On The Academic Achievement Of Elementary General Education Students As Measured By Standarized Tests Over A Single And Multi-Year Period, Scott P. Mccartney

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Reliability As A Measurement Design Effect, Ray Adams Dec 2004

Reliability As A Measurement Design Effect, Ray Adams

Prof Ray Adams

Test reliability is a concept central to classical test theory and it is commonly stated as a requirement that a test attain a certain level of reliability before it be considered of sufficient quality for practical use. This article discusses the role of reliability in item response theory, and in particular the role of reliability in contexts where matrix sampling designs are used and concern is with the estimation of population parameters rather than the measurement of individuals. The concept of a measurement design effect is introduced. This concept parallels the concept of sampling design effects, in that it describes ...