Metrics can be systematically distorted even when traditional IRT models provide a close fit.
In This Issue
- The hitchhiker’s guide to differential item functioning (DIF)
This article reviews several common statistics used to evaluate DIF, describing practical considerations in selecting and applying them.
By Joshua B. Moskowitz
- The National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics
This article aims to increase awareness of NCSES among psychologists and to encourage more psychologists to become involved with the center.
By Matthew S. Fritz
- Revising the bylaws
Div. 5 bylaws—the revision process, significant changes, and the vote.
By Lawrence J. Stricker
- What’s new in books
Learn about the latest titles in the fields of quantitative and qualitative methodology.
By Joanna Solomon
- Publication corner
Read a sampling of the latest journal articles in the fields of quantitative and qualitative methodology.
By Gill Sitarenios
- Div. 5 membership
Learn more about Div. 5 and where to find more information about the division and membership.