Empirical validation of the strengthened Australian Qualifications Framework using item response theory [final technical report]

This study set out to empirically examine the revised architectural design of the Strengthened Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) (Version 6). Through the use of survey methods and Item Response Theory, the study was able to: estimate the complexity of each Levels Criteria, and, for each set, compare the average estimates against the proposed 10 levels structure; examine the ordered nature of the Levels Criteria according to the Knowledge, Skills and Application dimensions; estimate the complexity of each Qualification Type Descriptor for each of the 14 Qualification Types; directly est ... Show more

Authors: Gillis, Shelley; Wu, Margaret; Dulhunty, Mark; Calvitto, Leanne ... [+] Show more

Published: [Adelaide, South Australia], [AQF Council Secretariat], 2010

Resource type: Government report or paper

Physical description: 2 v.

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