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Akin Arikan, Cigdem – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Problem Statement: Equating can be defined as a statistical process that allows modifying the differences between test forms with similar content and difficulty so that the scores obtained from these forms can be used interchangeably. In the literature, there are many equating methods, one of which is Kernel equating. Trends in International…
Descriptors: Equated Scores, Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, International Assessment
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Yalcin, Seher – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Purpose: Studies in the literature have generally demonstrated that the causes of differential item functioning (DIF) are complex and not directly related to defined groups. The purpose of this study is to determine the DIF according to the mixture item response theory (MixIRT) model, based on the latent group approach, as well as the…
Descriptors: Item Response Theory, Test Items, Test Bias, Error of Measurement
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Koc, Filiz – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to assess the contribution of primary schools within the metropolitan municipality of the province of Ankara, Turkey to the achievement outcomes of 7th grade students using the results of the end of year Level Determination Exam. Research Methods: Carried out using a casual comparative study framework, the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Reputation, Value Added Models, Metropolitan Areas
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Ruzgar, M. Emir; Babadogan, Cem – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Purpose: International exam scores of Turkish students, specifically of Project for International Student Achievement, attest that the level of comprehension of Turkish students is not satisfactory. Learning styles can be of use to schools in designing reading programs and materials to help Turkish students to improve their reading achievement.…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Reading Comprehension, Measures (Individuals), Foreign Countries
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Karakoc Alatli, Betul; Ayan, Cansu; Polat Demir, Betul; Uzun, Gulcin – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2016
Problem Statement: Student achievement is considered an indicator of the quality of education, and achievement tests are applied to assess student achievement. International tests are adapted into different languages and cultures with the aim of assessing student achievement on an international level and comparing the achievements of different…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, International Assessment