Item Response Theory Workshop: Summer 2012 (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 at the University of Colorado Boulder in Boulder, Colorado.

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