EPSY 8224
Performance Assessment Design & Analysis

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Reading List

AERA, APA, NCME (1999). Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing. Washington DC: American Educational Research Association.

American College Testing Program (1997). Reliability issues with performance assessment: A collection of Papers (ACT Research Report Series, 97-3). Iowa City, IA: ACT.

Kane, M. B., & Mitchell, R. (1996). Implementing performance assessment: Promises, Problems, and Challenges. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

LeMahieu, P. G., Gitomer, D. H., & Eresh, J. T. (1995). Portfolios beyond the classroom: Data quality and qualities (Center for Performance Assessment MS #94-1). Princeton, NJ: Educational Testing Service.

Additional Readings
Kozaki, Y. (2010). An alternative decision-making procedure for performance assessments: Using the multifaceted Rasch model to generate cut estimates. Language Assessment Quarterly, 7(1), 75-95.

Niemi, D., Wang, J., Steinberg, D.H., Baker, E.L., Wang, H. (2007). Instructional sensitivity of a complex language arts performance assessment. Educational Assessment, 12, 215-237.


Chen, E., Niemi, D., Wang, J., Wang, H., Mirocha, J. (2007). Examining the generalizability of direct writing assessment tasks. CSE Technical Report 718.

Clauser, B.E., Harik, P., Margolis, M.J. (2006). A multivariate generalizability analysis of data from a performance assessment of physicians' clinical skills. Journal of Educational Measurement, 23(3),173-191.

Shumate, S.R., Surles, J., Johnson, R.L., Penny, J. (2007). The effects of the number of scale points and non-normality on the generalizability coefficient: A Monte Carlo study. Applied Measurement in Education, 20(4), 357-376.

Rater Considerations

Harik, P., Clauser, B.E., Grabovsky, I., Nungester, R.J., Swanson, D., Nandakumar, Ratna (2009). An examination of rater drift within a generalizability theory framework. Journal of Educational Measurement, 46(1), 43-58.

Martinez, J.F., Goldschmidt, P., Niemi, D., Baker, E.L., Sylvester, R.M. (2007). Language arts performance assignments: Generalizability studies of local and central ratings. Educational Assessment, 12, 267-282.

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