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The National Association Of Industrial Technology Certification Exam: Quality Control Assessment Using Item Response Theory And Classical Test Theory Methodologies , Douglas Lyle Mccue Jan 2003

The National Association Of Industrial Technology Certification Exam: Quality Control Assessment Using Item Response Theory And Classical Test Theory Methodologies , Douglas Lyle Mccue

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to analyze the quality of the National Association of Industrial Technology (NAIT) certification examination quality control section, which contains forty items, using the methodologies of classical test theory (CTT) and item response theory (IRT). The ultimate goal of this research project is to evaluate the quality control portion of the NAIT certification exam by looking at the questions or items for errors. The project goal through this analysis was to identify the item problems and make recommendations to correct them.;The following conclusions were made based on a moderate sample of 996 examinees: (1 ...


Development Of A Test Blueprint For The National Association Of Industrial Technology Certification Exam , Sheila Elaine Rowe Jan 2001

Development Of A Test Blueprint For The National Association Of Industrial Technology Certification Exam , Sheila Elaine Rowe

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The primary purpose of this study was to develop a test blueprint that would serve to identify core content, subject areas, and competencies needed to update the NAIT Certification Exam. The original certification program was established by the National Association of Industrial Technology (NAIT) in 1991, and eight areas were identified: (1) Quality Control; (2) Production Planning and Control; (3) Industrial Supervision; (4) Industrial Finance and Accounting; (5) Industrial Safety; (6) Plant Layout and Material Handling; (7) Time And Motion Study; and (8) Industrial Communications. A prototype testing was conducted in an attempt to improve the reliability of the test ...


The Development Of A Computerized Version Of Vandenberg's Mental Rotation Test And The Effect Of Visuo-Spatial Working Memory Loading , Shawn Driftmier Strong Jan 1999

The Development Of A Computerized Version Of Vandenberg's Mental Rotation Test And The Effect Of Visuo-Spatial Working Memory Loading , Shawn Driftmier Strong

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

This dissertation focused on the generation and evaluation of web-based versions of Vandenberg's Mental Rotation Test. Memory and spatial visualization theory were explored in relation to the addition of a visuo-spatial working memory component;Analysis of the data determined that there was a significant difference between scores on the MRT Computer and MRT Memory test. The addition of a visuo-spatial working memory component did significantly affect results at the .05 alpha level. Reliability and discrimination estimates were higher on the MRT Memory version. The computerization of the paper and pencil version on the MRT did not significantly effect scores ...


Factors Influencing Teaching Effectiveness Of Industrial Education Teachers At Community College Level In The State Of Iowa, Onyendi Nwokoukwu Jan 1979

Factors Influencing Teaching Effectiveness Of Industrial Education Teachers At Community College Level In The State Of Iowa, Onyendi Nwokoukwu

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An Assessment Of The Evaluation Needs Of Trade And Industrial And Technical Vocational Instructors, Donald William Leu Jan 1978

An Assessment Of The Evaluation Needs Of Trade And Industrial And Technical Vocational Instructors, Donald William Leu

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Factors Which Contribute To Motivation In Industrial Arts Laboratory Activities, Benedict Chinedo Ogwezi Jan 1978

Factors Which Contribute To Motivation In Industrial Arts Laboratory Activities, Benedict Chinedo Ogwezi

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Aviation Education In State Supported Four Year Colleges And Universities Of The United States, Burton Harrier Watkins Jan 1969

Aviation Education In State Supported Four Year Colleges And Universities Of The United States, Burton Harrier Watkins

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Industrial Arts Project Evaluation Guide Based On Quality Control Principles And Processes Used In Industry, Edison Ting Wai Wong Jan 1968

Industrial Arts Project Evaluation Guide Based On Quality Control Principles And Processes Used In Industry, Edison Ting Wai Wong

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An Evaluation Of The Industrial Arts Program Of Clarion, Iowa, High School, William Elmer Hanson Jan 1957

An Evaluation Of The Industrial Arts Program Of Clarion, Iowa, High School, William Elmer Hanson

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Curricular Needs Of Iowa High School Industrial Arts Students As Reported By Their Teachers, David Carl Bjorkquist Jan 1957

Curricular Needs Of Iowa High School Industrial Arts Students As Reported By Their Teachers, David Carl Bjorkquist

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Junior High Industrial Arts Safety Test, Gordon Edward Johnson Jan 1957

Junior High Industrial Arts Safety Test, Gordon Edward Johnson

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Professional Attitudes And Interests Of Iowa Industrial Arts Teachers, Howard Ray Hammond Jan 1956

Professional Attitudes And Interests Of Iowa Industrial Arts Teachers, Howard Ray Hammond

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Automation And Its Impact On Selected Industrial Education Programs, Thomas Othello Manion Jr. Jan 1956

Automation And Its Impact On Selected Industrial Education Programs, Thomas Othello Manion Jr.

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An Evaluation Of The Industrial Education Program Of The Fort Dodge High School Based Upon A Survey Of The Male Graduates Of 1946-1949, J. Richard Chadwick Jan 1954

An Evaluation Of The Industrial Education Program Of The Fort Dodge High School Based Upon A Survey Of The Male Graduates Of 1946-1949, J. Richard Chadwick

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Preparation And Duties Of North Carolina Industrial Arts Teachers, Kenneth G. Mann Jan 1954

Preparation And Duties Of North Carolina Industrial Arts Teachers, Kenneth G. Mann

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Industrial Arts General Metalwork For Secondary Schools, Wesley Michael Viilo Jan 1952

Industrial Arts General Metalwork For Secondary Schools, Wesley Michael Viilo

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No abstract provided.