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Constructed-Response Scoring - Doing It Right

Author(s):
McClellan, Catherine
Publication Year:
2010
Report Number:
RDC-13
Source:
R&D Connections, n13, Feb 2010
Document Type:
Periodical
Page Count:
7
Subject/Key Words:
Automated Scoring Backscoring Constructed-Response Scoring Research & Development Division (R&D) Trend Scoring Method Validity

Abstract

In order to gain reliable scores from constructed-response tests — often known as performance tests — it is critical that human raters use standard methods of evaluating and rating examinee responses. The 13th issue of ETS’s R&D Connections series describes some of those methods and the quality controls that ensure their effectiveness.

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