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What does IRT stand for?

IRT stands for Item Response Theory

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Topics include psychological scaling, test preparation and specification, reliability, content validity, criterion-related validation, construct validity, validity generalization and psychometric meta-analysis, test bias and unfairness, classical test theory item analysis, scoring tests, developing measures of typical performance, response biases, multiple regression, exploratory factor analysis, confirmatory factor analysis, item response theory, and generalizability theory.
Part of the funds are for a consultant to provide technical assistance in developing and implementing Item Response Theory (IRT) programs for education systems, institutions and schools.
Adaptive testing format, based on item response theory, studies the relationship between an individual test item and an individual test taker, " says Natarajan.