Item response theory for psychologists

By: Embretson, Susan E
Contributor(s): Reise, Steven P [Co-author]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York Psychology Press 2000Description: xi, 371 p.: ill. Includes bibliographical references and indexesISBN: 9780805828191Subject(s): Psychology - Measurement | Psychology - Binary IRT model | IRT analysisDDC classification: 150.287 Summary: This book develops an intuitive understanding of IRT principles through the use of graphical displays and analogies to familiar psychological principles. It surveys contemporary IRT models, estimation methods, and computer programs. Polytomous IRT models are given central coverage since many psychological tests use rating scales. Ideal for clinical, industrial, counseling, educational, and behavioral medicine professionals and students familiar with classical testing principles, exposure to material covered in first-year graduate statistics courses is helpful. All symbols and equations are thoroughly explained verbally and graphically. https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/mono/10.4324/9781410605269/item-response-theory-susan-embretson-steven-reise
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Table of content

1. Introduction
2. The New Rules of Measurement
3. Item Response Theory as Model-Based Measurement.
4. Binary IRT Models.
5. Polytomous IRT Models.
6. The Trait Level Measurement Scale: Meaning, Interpretations, and Measurement-Scale Properties.
7. Measuring Persons: Scoring Examinees With IRT Models.
8. Calibrating Items: Estimation.
9. Assessing the Fit of IRT Models.
10. IRT Applications: DIF, CAT, and Scale Analysis.
11. IRT Applications in Cognitive and Developmental Assessment.
12. Applications of IRT in Personality and Attitude Assessment.
13. Computer Programs for Conducting IRT Parameter Estimation.

This book develops an intuitive understanding of IRT principles through the use of graphical displays and analogies to familiar psychological principles. It surveys contemporary IRT models, estimation methods, and computer programs. Polytomous IRT models are given central coverage since many psychological tests use rating scales.
Ideal for clinical, industrial, counseling, educational, and behavioral medicine professionals and students familiar with classical testing principles, exposure to material covered in first-year graduate statistics courses is helpful. All symbols and equations are thoroughly explained verbally and graphically.

https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/mono/10.4324/9781410605269/item-response-theory-susan-embretson-steven-reise

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