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By 洋子 平井


In attempt to improve the measurement precision by a multiple-choice test, two IRT multi-category models were applied to an English test and compared to a binary model. The multi-category models were graded response model and nominal response model. Each item of the test consisted of 5 alternatives, which were classified according to their correctness into 3 categories : "correct, " "nearly correct, " and "far from correct." It was found that the two multi-category models showed the almost equal effect on improving the measurement precision compared to 2-parameter logistic model. The improvement was most remarkable for subjects with low ability

Topics: 370, 375.17
Publisher: 東京大学教育情報科学研究室
Year: 1994
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