Application of Latent Trait Models to Identifying Substantively Interesting Raters

  title={Application of Latent Trait Models to Identifying Substantively Interesting Raters},
  author={Edward W. Wolfe and Aaron McVay},
Historically, research focusing on antecedents of good ratings and research focusing on statistical indicators of good ratings has been conducted by separate communities of researchers. This study demonstrates how existing latent trait modeling procedures can identify groups of raters who may be of substantive interest to those studying the experiential, cognitive, and contextual aspects of ratings. We employ two data sources in our demonstration—simulated data and data from a large-scale state… CONTINUE READING

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