Using Cognitive Models to Evaluate Ethnicity and Gender Differences

  title={Using Cognitive Models to Evaluate Ethnicity and Gender Differences},
  author={Andrea Julie Gotzmann and Mary Roduta Roberts and Cec{\'i}lia Brito Alves and Mark Gierl},
Differences in total test score for gender and ethnic subgroups are widely studied. The Attribute Hierarchy Method (AHM; Leighton & Gierl, 2007a), a diagnostic testing procedure, is used to evaluate differences for gender and ethnicity in the current study. is applied to gender, ethnicity, and gender by ethnicity comparisons for several cognitive models in Critical Reading and Mathematics. HCI values varied for the different ethnic and gender subgroups comparisons. This study enhances the… CONTINUE READING


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