What happens when test takers disengage? Understanding and addressing rapid guessing
How does rapid-guessing differ from solution behavior? Research provides insight into test disengagement and how disengagement should be managed in scoring.
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The Achievement Status and Growth (ASG) Calculator is a tool to help you estimate and manage growth goals with your student. The ASG calculator allows you to determine the percentile rank of the test score you received. With your score, it will also help you predict, and evaluate, your performance on future tests.
The 2020 MAP Growth Norms report presents mathematics, reading, language arts and science achievement and growth patterns for students attending public schools across the U.S. It includes details on the methodological approach, information on MAP Growth assessments, the tested student population and post-stratification weighting, growth modeling, and implications of the study for research and practice, as well as tables showing student and school status and growth norms, status percentiles, growth distributions, and growth percentiles
This study investigated effort‐moderated (E‐M) scoring, in which item responses classified as rapid guesses are identified and excluded from scoring, and its affect on score distortion from disengaged test taking.
Do response styles affect estimates of growth on social-emotional constructs? Evidence from four years of longitudinal survey scores
This study explored how response style affects estimates of growth.
This research uses interim assessment test results to measure the impact of prior year attendance on starting achievement the following year. Results show the impacts are significant and persistent.
Rapid-guessing can distort test scores and adversely affect measurement. New research shows how disengaged responses can also distort content representation.
By: Steven Wise
The International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) together with the Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education (DIPF) and the Centre for International Student Assessment (ZIB) offer an invitation to a three-day workshop on analyzing log file and process data from international large-scale assessments in education. The event will take place as an interactive webinar and online video conference on June 17th – 19th 2020.
By: Steven Wise
Topics: School & test engagement