Accession Number:

AD0600702

Title:

DIFFICULTY AND OTHER CORRELATES OF CRITICALNESS RESPONSE STYLE AT THE ITEM LEVEL,

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EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICE PRINCETON N J

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Report Date:

1964-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

39.0

Abstract:

The study examined the relationship between the difficulty of items on an achievement-type test of report writing and a the items correlations with the tests criticalness response style score, and b the items correlations with the tests content score. Item readability and item format variables were also analyzed. The major findings were that a the items difficulty was related to their correlations with the content score and unrelated to the items correlations with the response style score b the items location in the test was generally related to their correlations with the response style score, and unrelated to the other variables and c the readability indexes were not related to the three basic item variables. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE