Predictive control of speededness in adaptive testing

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Linden, Wim van der (2009) Predictive control of speededness in adaptive testing. Applied psychological measurement, 33 (1). pp. 25-41. ISSN 0146-6216

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Abstract:An adaptive testing method is presented that controls the speededness of a test using predictions of the test takers' response times on the candidate items in the pool. Two different types of predictions are investigated: posterior predictions given the actual response times on the items already administered and posterior predictions that use the responses on these items as an additional source of information. In a simulation study with an adaptive test modeled after a test from the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, the effectiveness of the methods in removing differential speededness from the test was evaluated.
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Copyright:© 2009 Sage
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Link to this item:http://purl.utwente.nl/publications/67160
Official URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0146621607314042
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