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Can We Identify Guessing in Student Response Patterns? A Preliminary Analysis of a Field Trial Design
Paper presented at the European Conference on Educational Research (2015)
  • Chris Freeman, ACER
Abstract

This research is grounded in the intersecting theoretical frameworks of validity of assessments (Messick, 1989), and the use of Item Response Theory (IRT) to analyse and report student achievement tests. The research questions seek to investigate the use of data from those assessments and in particular cases where guessing is an acknowledged and in some cases encouraged in student response strategies in multiple choice tests.

Keywords
  • Student response patterns,
  • Guessing,
  • Field trial design,
  • Item response theory,
  • Validity,
  • Assessments
Publication Date
September, 2015
Citation Information
Chris Freeman. "Can We Identify Guessing in Student Response Patterns? A Preliminary Analysis of a Field Trial Design" Paper presented at the European Conference on Educational Research (2015)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/chris_freeman/13/