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University of Maryland, College Park
Course:
Edms 623 - Applied Measurement: Issues and Practices
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EDMS 623 Applied Measurement Issues and Practices Fall 2004 Room 0212 Benjamin Building Instructor Amy B Hendrickson Ph D Office 1230B Benjamin Phone 301 405 3627 E mail abhendri wam umd edu Office Hours By appointment Course Objective This course will provide an introduction to both classical and modern techniques that have been developed to measure inherently unobservable latent traits such as ability preference and attitude Students will learn to apply test theory to construct evaluate and modify tests and measures used in education and the social sciences Both classical and modern measurement literature will be discussed The course is designed for students who will be pursuing careers that involve psychometrics measurement theory or assessment Course Materials Required Texts Crocker L Algina J 1986 Introduction to classical and modern test theory Fort Worth Holt Rinehart and Winston Joint Committee on Standards for AERA APA and NCME 1999 Standards for educational and psychological testing Washington DC AERA Required supplemental articles and chapters are listed later in the syllabus Students are responsible for obtaining these articles but two copies of each article will be available at the ETS library Lecture notes will be distributed in class 1 Readings are given below each topic Students should read assignments prior to lectures Coverage dates are not given due to the fact that topic presentation time may vary However topics will be covered in the order given below Topics and Readings Review of syllabus Introduction Scaling Testing and Measurement Scaling a b c d e f Fechner s Law Weber s Constant Stevens Law Thurstone s method of paired comparisons Thurstone s method of successive intervals Thurstone s method of equal appearing intervals Readings Text 16 55 Coombs 1950 Green 1954a and 1954b Guttman 1950 Thurstone 1927 and 1928 Classical Test Theory Assumptions and Derivations Reliability Indices Internal consistency estimates Spearman Brown Cronbach s alpha



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