Factor Structure of the TOEFL Internet-Based Test ( iBT ) : Exploration in a Field Trial Sample

  title={Factor Structure of the TOEFL Internet-Based Test ( iBT ) : Exploration in a Field Trial Sample},
  author={Yasuyo Sawaki and Lawrence J. Stricker and Andreas Oranje},
The present study investigated the factor structure of a field trial sample of the Test of English as a Foreign LanguageTM Internet-based test (TOEFL iBT). An item-level confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) was conducted for a polychoric correlation matrix of items on a test form completed by 2,720 participants in the 2003–2004 TOEFL iBT Field Study. CFA-based multitrait-multimethod (MTMM) analyses for the Reading and Listening sections showed that the language abilities assessed in each section… CONTINUE READING
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