Thesis / Dissertation

Plausible values: How many for plausible results?

Yan bibby, Cuc Nguyen (ed.)

Published : 2019

Abstract

Abstract A common purpose of large-scale assessments is to describe the performance of populations of students, with the aim to refine education policies and strategies and improve education systems. Large-scale assessments are often administered to a sample of students to reduce costs. Large scale assessment may also utilise rotated test designs to reduce the burden of a long test on individual students. The plausible value imputation technique was developed in the 1980’s to analyse NAEP 1983-84 results to overcome the issues of using individual student estimates to make inferences regarding population parameters. Since then the plausible value technique has been widely used in large..

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