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A Comparative Evaluation of Score Results from Computerized and Paper & Pencil Mathematics Testing in a Large Scale State Assessment Program
Journal of Technology, Learning, and Assessment Vol. 3, No. 6 (February 2005)
The present study reports results from a quasi-controlled empirical investigation addressing the impact on student test scores when using fixed form computer based testing (CBT) versus paper and pencil (P&P) testing as the delivery mode to assess...
Consequential Validity Impact of Choosing Different Aptitude-Achievement Discrepancy Models in Identifying Students with Learning Disabilities
Annual Meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) 2003 (January 2004)
This study used computer simulation to provide information on the percentage of students with learning disabilities expected to be identified under different aptitude-achievement discrepancy eligibility models and criteria and to demonstrate the...
Equity for Students with High-Incidence Disabilities in Statewide Assessments: A Technology-Based Solution
Focus on Exceptional Children Vol. 38, No. 7 (March 2006)
One of the most significant challenges facing policy makers in education today is to ensure that state assessments designed to measure student performance across specified grade-level curriculum content standards will allow all students to...
Effects of Estimation Bias on Multiple-Category Classification with an IRT-Based Adaptive Classification Procedure
Educational and Psychological Measurement Vol. 66, No. 4 (2006) pp. 545–564
The effects of five ability estimators, that is, maximum likelihood estimator, weighted likelihood estimator, maximum a posteriori, expected a posteriori, and Owen's sequential estimator, on the performances of the item response theory-based...
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 1997 (March 1997)
Most human gradings of essays are holistic, or "overall." Therefore, Project Essay Grade (PEG), an attempt to develop computerized grading of essays, has concentrated most of its research on overall grading. It has successfully simulated human...
Blending Assessment with Standards-Based Instruction as an Approach to Adding Equity to No Child Left Behind (NCLB)
Forum on Public Policy Online Vol. 2008, No. 2 (2008)
The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) legislation in the United States is not equivalent to a national curriculum; however, it does set forth some conditions essential for enhancing student achievement at scale (e.g., curriculum standards, assessment...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 54, No. 2 (March 2010) pp. 63–71
This article proposes a computer-mediated intersensory learning model as an alternative to traditional instructional approaches for students with learning disabilities (LDs) in the inclusive classroom. Predominant practices of classroom inclusion...
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 9, No. 2 (2008) pp. 189–200
This article addresses how evaluation criteria improve educational Web-information system design, and the tangible and intangible benefits of using evaluation criteria, when implemented in an educational Web-information system design. The evaluation ...