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Mapping abilities and skill levels using Rasch techniques
Melbourne Papers in Language Testing (1992)
  • Annie Brown
  • Catherine Elder
  • Tom Lumley
  • Tim McNamara
  • Joy McQueen
Abstract
The ongoing interest in investigating the use of Item Response Theory (IRT) methods, involving the Rasch model, in language testing research and the development of language tests has encouraged the authors to explore the nature of this approach and to introduce some research on its validation.
Keywords
  • Ability,
  • English,
  • Reading,
  • Tests,
  • Rasch model,
  • Postsecondary education,
  • Secondary education,
  • Language tests,
  • Research
Publication Date
1992
Citation Information
Annie Brown, Catherine Elder, Tom Lumley, Tim McNamara, et al.. "Mapping abilities and skill levels using Rasch techniques" Melbourne Papers in Language Testing Vol. 1 Iss. 1 (1992)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/annie_brown/24/