TitleRequerimientos, aplicaciones e investigación en tests adaptativos informatizados [Requirements, applications, and investigation in computerized adaptive testing]
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2001
AuthorsOlea Díaz, J, Ponsoda Gil, V, Revuelta Menéndez, J, Hontangas Beltrán, P, Abad, FJ
JournalApuntes de Psicologia
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsComputer Assisted Testing, English as Second Language, Psychometrics computerized adaptive testing

Summarizes the main requirements and applications of computerized adaptive testing (CAT) with emphasis on the differences between CAT and conventional computerized tests. Psychometric properties of estimations based on CAT, item selection strategies, and implementation software are described. Results of CAT studies in Spanish-speaking samples are described. Implications for developing a CAT measuring the English vocabulary of Spanish-speaking students are discussed. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2005 APA )