The Diagnostic Classification Model Discussion Network

Welcome to DCMNET, the official diagnostic classification model (DCM) network. DCMNET is a discussion network for all things related to DCMs. It was created for and devoted to anyone and everyone interested in researching, applying, or learning more about diagnostic classification models, also known as cognitive diagnosis models.

DCMs are still relatively new to the psychometric community, but research is being done at what we believe to an unprecedented rate. In addition, there are many researchers interested in applying DCMs in their respective areas of research. We hope that DCMNET will help to connect researchers and practitioners in a way that will be useful for all. Whether you are a graduate student just learning about DCMs, an operational psychometrician conducting analyses, or an educator interested in applying a DCM, DCMNET is an open forum to ask questions and have discussions with DCMers all over the world.

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Some DCM References

Bradshaw, L., Izsak, A., Templin, J., & Jacobson, E. (2014). Diagnosing teachers' understandings of rational number: Building a multidimensional test within the diagnostic classification framework. Educational Measurement Issues and Practice, 33(1), 2-14.

de la Torre, J. (2011). The generalized DINA model framework. Psychometrika, 76(2), 179-199.

Henson, R., Templin, J., & Willse, J. (2009). Defining a family of cognitive diagnosis models using log linear models with latent variables. Psychometrika, 74, 191-21.

Leighton, J. P. & Gierl, M. J. (Eds.). (2007). Cognitive diagnostic assessment for education. Theory and applications. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press

Rupp, A. A., Templin, J., & Henson, R. (2010). Diagnostic measurement: Theory, methods, and applications. New York: Guilford.