Item Response Theory Workshop: Summer 2011 (ICPSR)

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Materials from a workshop given for the University of Michigan Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research summer program in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Course Documents
Lecture Slides and Example Files
1Historical Perspectives and Basic Statistical Prerequisites
2Basic IRT Concepts, Models, and Assumptions
3IRT Model Specifications and Scale Characteristics
4IRT Models for Polytomous Response Data
5Estimation of Item Response Models
6Assessment of IRT Model Fit (with Mplus)
7Latent Trait Reliability
8Test Development with IRT
9Computerized Adaptive Testing
11Differential Item Functioning
12Multidimensional Item Response Theory
13Diagnostic Classification Models
14Comparing IRT with Other Models