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Kittitas Wancham
Kamonwan Tangdhanakanond


This research aimed to 1) develop and validate the double layer scoring rubric for scoring physics problem-solving performance, and 2) validate the measurement model of physics problem-solving performance. Participants were 120 eleventh and twelfth graders which were randomized by using multistage random sampling method. Materials used in this study were a physics problem-solving test and a rater training manual. A Cohen’s kappa and a confirmatory factor analysis were performed to analyze data.

The results can be summarized as follows: 1) The developed physics problem-solving performance scoring rubric in form of double layer scoring rubric comprised four dimensions according to physics problem-solving strategy. The scoring rubric was aligned with the definition of physics problem-solving performance and also had high inter-rater reliability (Cohen's kappa ranged from 0.79 to 1.00). And 2) the confirmatory factor analysis results of the measurement model of physics problem-solving performance consisting of four indicators (i.e., analyzing the problem, planning a solution, solving the problem, and evaluating a solution) showed that the measurement model fit the empirical data (c2(2) = 2.64, p = .27, CFI = 1.00, TLI = 0.99, RMSEA = 0.05, SRMR = 0.01).

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