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Test Item Bias (Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences)

by Steven J. Osterlind

ISBN 0803919891 / 9780803919891 / 0-8039-1989-1
Publisher SAGE Publications, Inc
Language English
Edition Softcover
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A unique, practical manual for identifying and analyzing item bias in standardized tests. Osterlind discusses five strategies for detecting bias: analysis of variance, transformed item difficulties, chi square, item characteristic curve, and distractor response. He covers specific hypotheses under test for each technique, as well as the capabilities and limitations of each strategy. [via]