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It is, nevertheless, a way satisfying technical criteria necessary for the valid assessment of the performance of those who are perceived as belonging to minorities. Many more examples of IRT work on existing tests are available, and a somewhat technical collection exists in Messick and Wainer (1983). A more general update is provided by Part 2 of the present volume. New Product Development. The importance of IRT in new product development in the USA is available in an in-house publication prepared for an audience of sponsors of research at ETS Princeton (Educational Testing Service, 1985).
In the context of cognitive approaches to functional organisation few opportunities to explore the incorporation of construct validity have presented themselves. The discussion has most commonly been in the domain of assessment linked to instructional procedures where a rationale can be generated for associating mastery goals with performance constructs. There is no reason to consider that there is any essential difference between the content and processes which are the subject of test performance, and focusing upon construct validity may assist in integrating what may have appeared distinct approaches to aptitude, achievement and mastery testing.
There were also some differences between the use of the keyboard and touch-sensitive screen as response media. Patients preferred the keyboard version of the Mill Hill Vocabulary Scale, but the touch-screen version of the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test. The clinical users, while making various constructive suggestions for improvement and development, also found the automated system both acceptable and useful. The conclusions reached by the study were that certain of the automated tests might be used in clinical practice, with caution.
Advances in Computer-Based Human Assessment by Sidney H. Irvine, Peter L. Dann (auth.), Peter L. Dann, Sidney H. Irvine, Janet M. Collis (eds.)