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Wollack Omega
Psychometrics

Wollack 1997 Omega Collusion Index

Wollack (1997) adapted the standardized collusion index of Frary, Tidemann, and Watts (1977) g2 to item response theory (IRT) and produced the Wollack Omega (ω)

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linear on the fly testing
Psychometrics

Response Time Effort

Wise and Kong (2005) defined an index to flag examinees not putting forth minimal effort, based on their response time.  It is called the response

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african student exam computer
Psychometrics

What is online proctoring?

Online proctoring has been around for over a decade. But given the recent outbreak of COVID-19, educational and workforce/certification institutions are scrambling to change their

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formative and summative assessment paper
Psychometrics

What is an item distractor?

An item distractor, also known as a foil or a trap, is an incorrect option for a selected-response item on an assessment. What makes a

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Remote Proctoring Software Providers
Education

What are technology enhanced items?

Technology-enhanced items are assessment items (questions) that utilize technology to improve the interaction of the item, over and above what is possible with paper.  Tech-enhanced

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Psychometric software
Education

What is automated item generation?

Automated item generation (AIG) is a paradigm for developing assessment items (test questions), utilizing principles of artificial intelligence and automation. As the name suggests, it

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