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Item Writing Tips

With so many things to consider, it’s no wonder psychometricians often recommend the retirement of poor performing items. Here are some of the most common

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What is Test Scaling?

I often hear this question about scaling, especially regarding the scaled scoring functionality found in software like FastTest and Xcalibre.  The following is adapted from

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What is item response theory?

Item response theory (IRT) represents an important innovation in the field of psychometrics. While now 50 years old – assuming the “birth” is the classic

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What is a psychometrician?

What is a psychometrician?  A psychometrician is someone who practices psychometrics – the Science of Assessment.  That is, they study the process of assessment development

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