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Abstract Title: Research and development of enhanced assessment tools for chemistry education
Abstract: The  ACS Exams Institute has been producing norm-referenced exams in chemistry for over 75 years. Over the past decade, demands for assessment within chemistry education have increased, and the need has grown to consider additional ways to analyze data or develop assessment tools. This talk will note several examples of research and development related to chemistry exams and their use in classroom settings. Topics include, item-order effects, criterion referencing of exam items and differential item functioning.
Abstract Type: Invited Talk

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Author/Organizer Information

Primary Contact: Thomas Holme
Iowa State University and ACS Exams Institute
Iowa State University
0213 Gilman Hall
AMES, IA 50011
Phone: 800-854-1672