EPSY8225: Operational Measurement
Test Score Quality Assurance, Standard Setting & Equating

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Goal: This course will enable students to understand the principles of (a) test program quality assurance; (b) linking, equating, and scaling; and (c) performance standard setting. The course will investigate technical and practical challenges facing operational testing programs.

Class Resources Quality Assurance Equating Standard Setting
2020 Syllabus 1. Brennan (2004) 5. Newton (2005) 11. Bejar (2008)
Course textbooks: 1. BOTA Lessons Learned 5. Dorans Moses Eignor (2010) 11. Cizek Bunch Koons (2004)
Test Equating 1. BOTA Letter to DOE 5. Ryan (2011) 11. Crane Winter (2006)
Standard Setting 1. Deng Yoo (2009)  

11. Zieky Perie (2006)

  1. Reckase (2017) 6. Albano (2010)  
  2. NCME (2012) 6. Livingston (2004) 12. C&B (e-book)
PROJECT FILES 2. Allalouf (2007) (2011) (2017)    
CASMA University of Iowa 2. Frey et al. (2009) 7. Spring Break 13. AERA/NCME
CIPE Equating Program 3. Wilson (2008)    
CIPE Handout 3. Yen (1986) 8. Cook Eignor (1991) 14. Huyn (2006)
Form Y 3. Wu (2010) 8. Kolen Whitney (1982) 14. MacCann Stanley (2006)
Form X 3. Dorans (2002) 8. Lopez-Cuadrado (2009)  
Anchor 3. Zumbo (2007) 8. Yu Osborn Popp (2005) 15. MCA PLDs
IRTEQ (IRT equating software) 4. Everson Hines (2010)   15. Morgan Michaelides (2005)
equateIRT (R package) 4. Myford Wolfe (2009) 9. In-class equating 15. Perie (2007)
Extras 4. Wolfe Gitomer (2001)   15. Perie (2008)
Caveon Test Security 4. Impara (2005) 10. Fitzpatrick Yen (2001) 15. Reckase (2006)
GRE Compendium 2014 4. Cizek (2001) 10. Sinharay Holland (2007) 15. Schultz (2006)
NCME Glossary 4. Olson Fremer (2013) 10. Tong Kolen (2005) 15. Zwick (2001)
USAID Briefs 4. Ferrara (2017) 10. Newton (2005)

 

   
  PRESENTATIONS
Quality Assurance Bibliography (2016) Test Design Overview Linking and Equating

Intro to Standard Setting

Generic Agenda

QA Bibliography (2018) Intro to Testing Standards Nonequivalent Equating Alternate Assessments
QA Bibliography (2020) Brennan notes (2004) IRT Equating SS in Latin America
    Equating Example Story Examining Variation in Bookmark
EPSY8226 IRT Model Summaries (2017) QC Class Notes Feb 17 Equating Error SS Training Session
       
Assignments: Annotated Bibliography due Feb 24 Equating A due March 16
Equating B due March 30
SS Critique due May 11

 

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