Theory and Research On Item Response Demands: What Makes Items Difficult? Construct-Relevant?

Sunday, June 20, 2010: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Mackinac Ballroom West (Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center)
  • 0. Response demands intro SF 06-19-10.pdf (49.2 kB)
  • 1. 2010 CCSSO item coding presentation_Schneider.pdf (153.5 kB)
  • 3. CCSSO_Presentation 2010 MJY (062410).pdf (158.5 kB)
  • 4. Brookhart_Presentation_CCSSO_June-2010.pdf (609.1 kB)
  • 5. Koenig ccsso discussant remarks.pdf (40.8 kB)
  • 2. Huff 2010.06.10 NCSA Session.ppt (1.4 MB)
  • Content Strands:
    1. Measurement, Research and Evaluation
    Presenters will describe research on item response demands, item writing, and targeting proficiency levels. Presentations include a framework of cognitive, linguistic, and content-based item response demands; empirical findings on item features related to cognition and that predict item difficulty; cognitive modeling studies of science items; and the classroom assessment perspective. Discussants will comment regarding instructional sensitivity and improving best practices.
    Lead Presenter: