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    • A multilevel mixture IRT model for DIF analysis 

      Cho, Sun-Joo (uga, 2007-12)
      The usual methodology for detection of di_erential item functioning (DIF) is to examine di_erences among manifest groups formed by such characteristics as gender, ethnicity, age, etc. Unfortunately, membership in a manifest ...
    • Analyzing and improving general chemistry teaching and assessment using Item Response Theory 

      Schurmeier, Kimberly Dawn (uga, 2009-05)
      General Chemistry is a demanding course that challenges its participants who comprise largely freshman science majors. We have found that many of these students cite this class as the toughest they have to take in their ...
    • Calibrating test item banks for an introductory statistics course 

      Jennings, Jeremy Kyle (uga, 2014-05)
      Each fall and spring semester approximately 1300 students take the Introductory Statistics course (STAT 2000) at the University of Georgia. The course coordinator maintains a repository of test questions from which he ...
    • In-time interventions 

      Behmke, Derek Anthony (uga, 2011-08)
      It has become common knowledge in the chemical education community that large lecture teaching methods, though cost effective and logistically practical for large universities, are ineffective methods for educating students. ...
    • Methodological issues in merger and acquisition research 

      Nemeth, Yvette Marie (uga, 2007-05)
      The failure of mergers and acquisitions has been blamed on cultural differences between companies. The successful integration of acquired employees is one piece that is needed for a successful merger or acquisition. However, ...