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Examining Gender DIF on a Multiple-Choice Test of Mathematics: A Confirmatory Approach. (English)
Educ. Meas.: Issues Pract. 15, No. 4, 15-20,38 (1996).
Results for 3,244 female and 3,033 male junior high school students from the Second International Mathematics Study show that applied items in algebra, geometry, and computation were easier for males but arithmetic items were differentially easier for females. Implications of these findings for assessment and instruction are discussed. (ERIC)
Classification: C63
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