Statistical Modeling of the National Assessment of Educational Progress

April 19, 2013|
Statistical Modeling of the National Assessment of Educational Progress by Murray Aitkin
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The purpose of this book is to evaluate a new approach to the analysis and reporting of the large-scale surveys for the National Assessment of Educational Progress carried out for the National Center for Education Statistics. The need for a new approach was driven by the demands for secondary analysisof the survey data by researchers who needed analyses more detailed than those published by NCES, and the need to accelerate the processing and publication of results from the surveys.

This new approach is based on a full multilevel statistical and psychometric model for students'' responses to the test items, taking into account the design of the survey, the backgrounds of the students, and the classes, schools and communities in which the students were located. The authors detail a fully integrated single model that incorporates both the survey design and the psychometric model by extending the traditional form of the psychometric model to accommodate the design structure while allowing for student, teacher, and school covariates.

Title:Statistical Modeling of the National Assessment of Educational Progress
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:164 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:164 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 in
Published:April 19, 2013
Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/Trade
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781461428220

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