Search for dissertations about: "Jo-Anne Baird"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Jo-Anne Baird.

  1. 1. Theory and validity evidence for a large-scale test for selection to higher education

    Author : Jonathan Wedman; Marie Wiberg; Per-Erik Lyrén; Jo-Anne Baird; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SweSAT; validity; theoretical model; score reporting; subscores; DIF; equating; linking; Högskoleprovet; validitet; teoretisk modell; rapportering av provpoäng; ekvivalering; länkning; didactics of educational measurement; beteendevetenskapliga mätningar;

    Abstract : Validity is a crucial part of all forms of measurement, and especially in instruments that are high-stakes to the test takers. The aim of this thesis was to examine theory and validity evidence for a recently revised large-scale instrument used for selection to higher education in Sweden, the Swedish Scholastic Assessment Test (SweSAT), as well as identify threats to its validity. READ MORE