equating


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Synonyms for equating

the act of regarding as equal

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Using self-reported but empirically verified repeater groups, we analyzed vast amounts of real test data across a wide range of administrations from a graduate admissions examination that was administered in a non-English language to investigate repeater effects on score equating using the nonequivalent groups with anchor test (NEAT) design.
In equating research and practice, equating functions that are smooth are typically assumed to be more accurate than equating functions with irregularities.
Because the demand for subscores is ever increasing, this study examined two different approaches for equating subscores: (a) equating a subscore on the new form to the same subscore in the old form using internal common items as the anchor to conduct the equating, and (b) equating a subscore on the new form to the same subscore in the old form using equated total scores as the anchor to conduct the equating.
For testing programs that administer multiple forms within a year and across years, score equating is used to ensure that scores can be used interchangeably.