Funded Research

Below is a sample of completed research that has been awarded funding by the Joint Research Committee (JRC).

Using response time to detect item preknowledge in computer-based licensure examinations

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Year
2016
Authors
Qian, H; Staniewska, D; Reckase, M; Woo, A.
Description
Published in Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice

Assessing DIF among small samples with separate calibration t and Mantel-Haenszel chi-square statistics in the Rasch model

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Year
2013
Authors
Bernstein, I.H., Samuels, W.E., Woo, A.., Hagge, S.L.
Description
Published in Journal of Applied Measurement

Item Pool Design for an Operational Variable-Length Computerized Adaptive Test

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Year
2012
Authors
Wei He, Mark D. Reckase
Description
Published in Educational and Psychological Measurement

Comparison Between Dichotomous and Polytomous Scoring of Innovative Items in a Large-scale Computerized Adaptive Test

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Year
2012
Authors
Hong Jiao, Junhui Liu, Kathleen Haynie, Ada Woo & Jerry Gorham
Description
Published in Educational and Psychological Measurement

Developing Item Variants: An Empirical Study

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Year
2009
Authors
Anne Wendt, Shu-chuan Kao, Jerry Gorham & Ada Woo
Description
Presented at GMAC Conference on Computerized Adaptive Testing

Defining Item Compromise

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Year
2006
Authors
Anthony R. Zara
Description
Presented at AERA

Statistical Detection of Cheating

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Year
2006
Authors
Thomas O'Neill, Jerry Gorham, Michelle Reynolds, Weiwei Liu
Description
Presented at AERA

Assessing the Unidimensionality of the NCLEX-RN

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Year
2006
Authors
Thomas O'Neill, Michelle Reynolds
Description
Presented at AERA

The Impact of Differing Field-testing Procedures on the Accuracy of Item Calibrations in a Computerized Adaptive Test

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Year
2005
Authors
G. Gage Kingsbury
Description
Presented at AERA

Examining Changes in Item Difficulty Estimates Across Years for a High Stakes Licensure CAT

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Year
2005
Authors
Jerry Gorham, Michelle Reynolds
Description
Presented at AERA

Three Response Types for Broadening the Conception of Mathematical Problem Solving in Computerized Adaptive Tests

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Year
1998
Authors
Randy Elliot Bennet, Mary Morley, Dennis Quardt
Description
Presented at NCME

Stability of Item Calibrations for the NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN Using Computerized Adaptive Testing

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Year
1996
Authors
Kathleen A Haynie, Walter D. Way
Description
Presented at AERA

The Effect of Restricting Ability Distributions in the Estimation of the Item Difficulties: Implications for a CAT Implementation

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Year
1994
Authors
Kyoko Ito, Robert C. Sykes
Description
Presented at NCME

Ability Measure Equivalence of Computerized Adaptive and Paper and Pencil Tests: A Research Synthesis

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Year
1992
Authors
Betty Bergstrom
Description
Presented at AERA

Simulating Adaptive Administration of a Nursing Licensure Examination

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Year
1987
Authors
Jennifer Bosma, Eileen M. Dvorak
Description
Presented at AERA