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Dissertation Information for George Underwood Hubbard

NAME:
- George Underwood Hubbard

DEGREE:
- Ph.D.

DISCIPLINE:
- Library and Information Science

SCHOOL:
- University of North Texas (USA) (1995)

ADVISORS:
- Gerald A. Knezek

COMMITTEE MEMBERS:
- [Indecipherable1]
- Donald B. Cleveland
- [Indecipherable2]
- William Kirklen Brookshire

MPACT Status: Complete - Except Indecipherables

Title: Diagnosing learner deficiencies in algorithmic reasoning

Abstract: It is hypothesized that useful diagnostic information can reside in the wrong answers of multiple-choice tests, and that properly designed distractors can yield indications of misinformation and missing information in algorithmic reasoning on the part of the test taker.

In addition to summarizing the literature regarding diagnostic research as opposed to scoring research, this study proposes a methodology for analyzing test results and compares the findings with those from the research of Birenbaum and Tatsuoka and others. The proposed method identifies the conditions of misinformation and missing information, and it contains a statistical compensation for careless errors. Strengths and weaknesses of the method are explored, and suggestions for further research are offered.

MPACT Scores for George Underwood Hubbard

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calculated 2008-06-27 20:39:24

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ADVISEES:
- None

COMMITTEESHIPS:
- None