Chapter 16. Item Analysis: Theory and Practice Using Classical and Modern Test Theory

  1. Steven G. Rogelberg
  1. Barbara B. Ellis and
  2. Alan D. Mead

Published Online: 11 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756669.ch16

Handbook of Research Methods in Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Handbook of Research Methods in Industrial and Organizational Psychology

How to Cite

Ellis, B. B. and Mead, A. D. (2008) Item Analysis: Theory and Practice Using Classical and Modern Test Theory, in Handbook of Research Methods in Industrial and Organizational Psychology (ed S. G. Rogelberg), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756669.ch16

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631222590

Online ISBN: 9780470756669

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Keywords:

  • interlanguage development;
  • stabilization;
  • fossilization;
  • second language acquisition;
  • language learners

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Classical Test Theory Approach to Item Analysis

  • Modern Test Theory Approach to Item Analysis

  • CTT and IRT: Similarities, Differences, and How they Complement Each Other

  • Example of Item Analysis

  • Combining the Results of the CTT and IRT Item Analyses

  • The Future of CTT and IRT in Item Analysis

  • References