The basics of item response theory using R /

This graduate-level textbook is a tutorial for item response theory that covers both the basics of item response theory and the use of R for preparing graphical presentation in writings about the theory. Item response theory has become one of the most powerful tools used in test construction, yet on...

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Main Authors: Baker, Frank B. (Author), Kim, Seock-Ho (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2017]
Series:Statistics for social and behavioral sciences,
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Getting Started
  • 1. The Item Characteristic Curve
  • 2. Item Characteristic Curve Models
  • 3. Estimating Item Parameters
  • 4. The Test Characteristic Curve
  • 5. Estimating an Examinee's Ability
  • 6. The Information Function
  • 7. Test Calibration
  • 8. Specifying the Characteristics of a Test
  • Appendix A: R Introduction
  • Appendix B: Estimating Item Parameters under the Two-Parameter Model with Logistic Regression
  • Appendix C: Putting the Three Tests on a Common Ability Scale: Test Equating
  • References
  • Index.