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Rasch Experts,</span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman",serif"><span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial,sans-serif">The impetus for asking
this question is that I have been thinking of the possibility of assessing
reading comprehension questions in the format of Multiple choice to find <i>bias
</i>of facets (examinees, text type/genre, number of items, field of study,
age, length of the passage) through MFRM knowing that the raters do not have a
say in MC type in the assessment procedure due to the objectivity of scoring,
hence I am wondering another measurement technique should be taken to find it?  <span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial,sans-serif">As a matter of course,
I would hesitate to use either Facets or Winsteps to find the biases induced by
the above-mentioned facets?<span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial,sans-serif">Your help for my
briefing will be highly appreciated. In advance, I express my gratitude for tolerating to read such a weird question.<span></span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><br></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><br></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial,sans-serif">Great Regards,<span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial,sans-serif">Shirin <span></span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial,sans-serif">PhD in TEFL, Assistant Professor</span></p></div>