Adaptive mastery testing using the Rasch model and Bayesian sequential decision theory by Cees A. W. Glas

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StatementCees A.W. Glas, Hans J. Vos.
SeriesLSAC research report series, Law School Admission Council computerized testing report -- 99-02., Computerized testing report (Law School Admission Council) -- 99-02.
ContributionsVos, Hans J., Law School Admission Council.
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LC ClassificationsLB3060.32.C65 G5127 2005
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Paginationi, 16 p. ;
Number of Pages16
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Open LibraryOL16357810M
OCLC/WorldCa70697181

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The performance of IRT based sequential and adaptive sequential mastery testing is studied in a number of simulations using the Rasch model. The possibilities and difficulties of application of the approach in the framework of the two-parameter logistic and three-parameter logistic models Cited by: 1.

A version of sequential mastery testing is studied in which response behavior is modeled by an item response theory (IRT) model.

First, a general theoretical framework is sketched that is based on a combination of Bayesian sequential decision theory and item response by: 2. The performance of IRT based sequential and adaptive sequential mastery testing is studied in a number of simulations using the Rasch model.

The possibilities and difficulties of application of the approach in the framework of the two-parameter logistic and three-parameter logistic models Cited by: 2.

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Bayesian sequential decision theory and item response theory. A discussion follows on how IRT based sequential mastery testing can be generalized to adaptive item and testlet selection rules; i.e., to a situation in which the choice of the next item or testlet to be administered is optimized using the information from previous responses.

The pecformance of IRT based sequential and adaptive sequential mastery testing is studied in a number of simulations using. Mastery testing concerns the decision to classify a student as a master or as a nonmaster.

In the previous chapter, adaptive mastery testing (AMT) using item response theory (IRT) and sequential mastery testing (SMT) using Bayesian decision theory were combined into an approach labeled adaptive sequential mastery testing (ASMT).Cited by: 4.

Mastery testing concerns the decision to classify a student as a master or as a nonmaster. In the previous chapter, adaptive mastery testing (AMT) using item response theory (IRT) and sequential mastery testing (SMT) using Bayesian decision theory were combined into an approach labeled adaptive sequential mastery testing (ASMT).Cited by: 4.

In the previous chapter, adaptive mastery testing (AMT) using item response theory (IRT) and sequential mastery testing (SMT) using Bayesian decision theory. However, when the datasets were simulated to fit the 1PL model, using the 3PL model in the Bayesian procedure yielded reasonable classification accuracies in most cases.

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Glas. ADAPTIVE MASTERY TESTING AND SEQUENTIAL MASTERY TESTING IRT-Based Adaptive Mastery Testing The paradigm for adaptive mastery testing (AMT) that Kingsbury and Weiss () have proposed makes use of IRT and Bayesian statistical theory to adapt the mastery test to the individual's level of skill during the testing by: CAT in the domain of educational testing (Vomlel, a; Weiss and Kingsbury, ).

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In mastery testing the final decision for the examinee is a final category (i.e., pass or fail) rather than an ability estimate.

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NC, NR with the. The sequentially adaptive Bayesian learning algorithm (SABL) builds on and ties together ideas from sequential Monte Carlo and simulated annealing. The algorithm can be used to simulate from Bayesian posterior distributions, using either data tem-pering or power tempering, or for optimization.

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This leads to the development of a computational model of word recognition, the Bayesian Reader. The sequential probability ratio test (SPRT) is a common method for terminating item response theory (IRT)-based adaptive classification tests.

To decide whether a classification test should stop, the SPRT compares a simple log-likelihood ratio, based on the classification bound separating two categories, to prespecified critical by: 3.

adaptive mastery testing!AMT) approach based on item response theory (IRT). Three empirical studies using different tests and examinees were conducted. Study 1 included samples of 25 and 50 current or former graduate students who took the Digital.

Authoring Language Test; Study 2 included samples of 25, 50, 75, and students in an. Publications, Articles. The sequentially adaptive Bayesian learning algorithm is an extension and combination of sequential particle filters for a static target and simulated annealing.

A key distinction between SABL and these approaches is that the introduction of information in SABL is adaptive and controlled, with control guaranteeing that the algorithm performs reliably and efficiently in.

Computerized adaptive testing (CAT) is a form of computer-based test that adapts to the examinee's ability level. For this reason, it has also been called tailored other words, it is a form of computer-administered test in which the next item or set of items selected to be administered depends on the correctness of the test taker's responses to the most recent items administered.

There is a test history file on disk which can be inspected with a text editor or word processor. - An example is shown in Figure 7.

- It contains a complete log e of each testing session. After several people have taken the test, UCAT can re-estimate the difficulty levels of the questions and also re-estimate the previous test-takers' abilities, so that they more closely correspond with the. A computerized classification test (CCT) refers to, as its name would suggest, a test that is administered by computer for the purpose of classifying examinees.

The most common CCT is a mastery test where the test classifies examinees as "Pass" or "Fail," but the term also includes tests that classify examinees into more than two categories. Computerized Adaptive Testing for Classifying Examinees into three Categories Show all authors. A comparison of IRT-based adaptive mastery testing and a sequential mastery testing procedure.

In D. Weiss (Ed.), Using Bayesian decision theory to design a computerized mastery test. Applied Psychological Measurement, Cited by:. Glas, Cees A.

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Research Report ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED Hankins, Janette A. (). The Effects of Variable Entry for a Bayesian Adaptive Test. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 50(4), Main article: Computer assisted testing A computerized classification test (CCT) refers to, as its name would suggest, a test that is administered by computer for the purpose of classifying examinees.

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