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) performance standard setting; and (c) linking, equating, and scaling. The course will investigate technical and practical challenges facing operational testing programs.

Class Resources Quality Assurance Equating Standard Setting
2018 Syllabus 1. BOTA Lessons Learned 6. Newton (2005) 11. Bejar (2008)
Course textbooks in: 1. BOTA Letter to DOE 6. Dorans Moses Eignor (2010) 11. Cizek Bunch Koons (2004)
Library Reserves 1. Deng Yoo (2009) 6. Ryan (2011) 11. Crane Winter (2006)
USAID Briefs 2. Allalouf (2007)  

11. Zieky Perie (2006)

PROJECT FILES 2. Allalouf (2011) 7. Albano (2010)  
CASMA University of Iowa 2. Allalouf (2017) 7. Livingston (2004) 12. C&B (text)
CIPE Equating Program 2. NCME (2012)   13. Spring Break
CIPE Handout 3. Wilson (2008) 8. AERA/NCME  
Form Y 3. Yen (1986)   14. Huyn (2006)
Form X 3. Wu (2010) 9. Cook Eignor (1991) 14. MacCann Stanley (2006)
Anchor 3. Dorans (2002) 9. Kolen & Whitney (1982)  
  3. Zumbo (2007) 9. Lopez-Cuadrado (2009) 15. MCA PLDs
IRTEQ (IRT equating software) 4. Everson Hines (2010) 9. Yu Osborn Popp (2005) 15. Morgan Michaelides (2005)
equateIRT (R package) 4. Myford Wolfe (2009)   15. Perie (2007)
  4. Wolfe Gitomer (2001) 10. Fitzpatrick & Yen (2001) 15. Perie (2008)
Extras 5. Impara (2005) 10. Sinharay & Holland (2007) 15. Reckase (2006)
Caveon Test Security 5. Cizek (2001) 10. Tong & Kolen (2005) 15. Schultz (2006)
GRE Compendium 2014 5. Olson Fremer (2013) 10. Brennan (2004) 15. Zwick (2001)
NCME Glossary
5. Ferrara (2017)
 
 
Assignments: Annotated Bibliography due Feb 26

Equating A due March 19
Equating B due April 2

SS Critique due May 2

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

Intro to Standard Setting

Generic Agenda

Quality Assurance Bibliography (2018) Intro to Testing Standards Nonequivalent Equating Alternate Assessments
  Brennan notes (2004) IRT Equating SS in Latin America
EPSY8226 IRT Model Summaries (2017)   Equating Error Examining Variation in Bookmark
Booklet Design   Equating Example Story SS Training Session
       

 

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