Yin, Yue.Shavelson, Richard J.. () Application of Generalizability Theory to Concept-Map Assessment Research. CSE Report 640 /MLA Citation
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Application of Generalizability Theory to Concept-Map Assessment Research. CSE Report 640 /
Yue Yin and Richard J. Shavelson.
|Main Author:||Yin, Yue.|
|Other Names:||Shavelson, Richard J.,|
|Published:||[Place of publication not identified] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 2004.|
|Topics:||Formative Evaluation. | Generalizability Theory. | Concept Mapping. | Comparative Analysis.|
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|Physical Description:||1 online resource (31 pages)
|Summary:||In the first part of this paper we discuss the feasibility of using Generalizability (G) Theory to examine the dependability of concept map assessments and to design a concept map assessment for a particular practical application. In the second part, we apply G theory to compare the technical qualities of two frequently used mapping techniques: construct-a-map with created linking phrases (C) and construct-a-map with selected linking phrases (S). We explore some measurement facets that influence concept-map scores and estimate how to optimize different concept mapping techniques by varying the conditions for different facets. We found that C and S were not technically equivalent. The G coefficients for S were larger than those for C. Furthermore, a D study showed that fewer items (propositions) would be needed for S than C to reach desired level of G coefficients if only one occasion could be afforded. Therefore, S might be a better candidate than C in the large-scale summative assessment, while C would be preferred as a formative assessment in classroom.
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Shavelson, Richard J., author.
California Univ., Los Angeles. Center for the Study of Evaluation.