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      Dealing with Crisis Involving Aggressive Behavior in Schools. 

      Panayiotou, Georgia; Karekla, Maria (Ministry of Education and Culture, 2010)
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      Effects of Misbehaving Common Items on Aggregate Scores and an Application of the Mantel-Haenszel Statistic in Test Equating. 

      Michaelides, Michalis P.; National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and, Student Testing (National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing (CRESST), 2006)
      Consistent behavior is a desirable characteristic that common items are expected to have when administered to different groups. Findings from the literature have established that items do not always behave in consistent ...
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      The Role of Contextual Information in Word Meaning Acquisition during Normal Reading. 

      Diakidoy, Irene-Anna N.; Anderson, Richard C. (Illinois Univ, Urbana Center for the Study,of Reading;Bolt, Beranek and Newman, Inc.,, 1991)
      A study was conducted to examine the data collected by previous researchers on the degree of helpfulness of natural contexts. In this study two schemes of context cue types were compared on the basis of their contribution ...
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      Sampling of Common Items: An Unrecognized Source of Error in Test Equating. 

      Michaelides, Michalis P.; Haertel, Edward H.; California Univ, Los Angeles Center for the Study, of Evaluation (Center for Research on Evaluation Standards and Student Testing CRESST, 2004)
      There is variability in the estimation of an equating transformation because common-item parameters are obtained from responses of samples of examinees. The most commonly used standard error of equating quantifies this ...
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      Sensitivity of IRT Equating to the Behavior of Test Equating Items 

      Michaelides, Michalis P. (2003)
      The delta-plot method is used to identify which common items in a common item nonequivalent groups design for test equating show large changes in their p-values across administrations. Outliers in that plot denote differential ...
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      Setting Cut Scores for College Placement. 

      Morgan, Deanna L.; Michaelides, Michalis P.; Board, College (College Board, 2005)
      Due to the high stakes that my be attached to placement decisions, it is imperative that the placement process be as solid and defensible as possible. An integral part of the placement process is the identification and use ...
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      Students' Solution Strategies in Spatial Rotation Tasks 

      Michaelides, Michalis P. (2002)
      One hundred and seven 5th-8th graders were tested on spatial rotation multiple-choice items to determine age and gender differences in spatial ability. Thirty-one of them were subsequently interviewed. They were asked to ...