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Introduction to Item Response Theory & statistical reporting - 23 May 2024 - 12:30pm

As the world of assessment evolves with the integration of AI and a move towards more structured and objective forms of questioning, understanding the nuances of Item Response Theory (IRT) becomes crucial. This webinar aims to unravel the complexities of IRT, a powerful statistical tool that has transformed the way we design, analyse, and interpret assessments since its popularisation with the advent of personal computing.

What We'll Cover:

  • An overview of Item Response Theory (IRT) and its historical development since the 1950s.
  • The significance of IRT in modern assessments, including its application in rating questions, multiple-choice questions (MCQs), and multiple-response questions (MRQs).
  • How IRT contributes to the reliability of assessments by offering precise measures of performance at the item level.
  • The role of IRT in adaptive assessment and psychological testing, highlighting its use in measuring abilities, attitudes, and personality traits against benchmarks or group averages.

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