AERA, New Orleans 2000, Rasch Sessions

Monday, April 24

6:15-7:45 (7.30) Marriott, La Galerie 4, 2nd Fl
Rasch Measurement SIG: Membership Meeting / Invited Address
Chair: A. Heinemann, Rehab. Inst. of Chicago

Banking Mixed Rating Scales B.D. Wright, U. Chicago

Wednesday, April 26

8:15-10:15 (21.20) Sheraton, Gallier B, 4th Fl
Rasch Measurement Theory
Chair: G.A. Kramer, Amer. Dental. Assoc.
Discussant: J.M. Linacre, U.Chicago

Measuring Change in Teachers' Perceptions of the Impact that Staff Development Has on Teaching. L.A. Hall, U. Denver

Nonequivalent Group Common Item Concurrent Equating by 1-P HGLLM. K.-L. Chu, A. Kamata, Florida SU

Precision of Person Ability Estimates from One-Parameter Hierarchical Generalized Linear Logistic Model A. Kamata, Florida SU

A Confirmatory Study of Rasch-Based Optimal Categorization of an Ordinal Scale. W. Zhu, U. Illinois, G. Timm, Wayne SU

Many-Faceted Rasch Applied to CBM Reading Scores: A Simultaneous Assessment of Probe Difficulty, Reading Growth, Gender, and Relative-Age Effects P. MacMillan, U. Northern British Columbia

Alternative Data-Rasch Model Agreement Indices: The Need for Measurement Fundamentals. G. Karabatsos, Louisiana SU

Thursday, April 27

2:15-3:45 (37.43) Marriott, Mardi Gras A, 3rd Fl
Applications of Rasch Measurement
Chair: T. O'Neill, Amer. Dental Assoc.
Discussant: C. Myford, ETS

Scaling an Introductory Clinical Medical Examination W.P. Fisher, Jr., Louisiana SU

Establishing a Unified Variable for Performance and Learning Goal Orientation. Caroline Dupeyrat, U. Toulouse, E.V. Smith, U. Illinois-Chicago

Examination of Rasch Structure of Masculine Identity Scales. L.H. Ludlow, J.R. Mahalik, Boston College

Constructing a Better Profession: A New Model for Improving Job Analysis. Gregory E. Stone, Dental Assist. Nat. Brd

Friday, April 28

2:15-3:45 (49.26) Le Meridien, Orleans, 3rd Fl
Investigating Test Characteristics with Rasch Measurement
Chair: R.K. Bode, Rehab. Inst. of Chicago
Discussant: G. Engelhard, Jr. Emory U.

Identifying Different Item Performance by Subgroups in Rasch Measurement. R.E. Schumacker, U. North Texas, R.E. Mount, Dallas PS

Applying the Rasch Model for Ordered Categories to Assess the Relationship between Response Choice Content and Category Threshold Disorder. S.E. Osborn Popp, J.T. Behrens, J.M. Ryan, R.K. Hess, Arizona SU

Item Order Effects on Item Invariance for Attitude Items. C.G. Franton, U. Denver, T.C.M. Lamb, U. Toronto

The Susceptibility of Item Parameters to Instructions for Completion J.-A.L. McDonald, U. Denver

AERA 2000 Rasch Sessions … Rasch Measurement Transactions, 2000, 13:4 p. 718

Please help with Standard Dataset 4: Andrich Rating Scale Model

Rasch Publications
Rasch Measurement Transactions (free, online) Rasch Measurement research papers (free, online) Probabilistic Models for Some Intelligence and Attainment Tests, Georg Rasch Applying the Rasch Model 3rd. Ed., Bond & Fox Best Test Design, Wright & Stone
Rating Scale Analysis, Wright & Masters Introduction to Rasch Measurement, E. Smith & R. Smith Introduction to Many-Facet Rasch Measurement, Thomas Eckes Invariant Measurement: Using Rasch Models in the Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences, George Engelhard, Jr. Statistical Analyses for Language Testers, Rita Green
Rasch Models: Foundations, Recent Developments, and Applications, Fischer & Molenaar Journal of Applied Measurement Rasch models for measurement, David Andrich Constructing Measures, Mark Wilson Rasch Analysis in the Human Sciences, Boone, Stave, Yale
in Spanish: Análisis de Rasch para todos, Agustín Tristán Mediciones, Posicionamientos y Diagnósticos Competitivos, Juan Ramón Oreja Rodríguez

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Coming Rasch-related Events
July 31 - Aug. 3, 2017, Mon.-Thurs. Joint IMEKO TC1-TC7-TC13 Symposium 2017: Measurement Science challenges in Natural and Social Sciences, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,
Aug. 7-9, 2017, Mon-Wed. In-person workshop and research coloquium: Effect size of family and school indexes in writing competence using TERCE data (C. Pardo, A. Atorressi, Winsteps), Bariloche Argentina. Carlos Pardo, Universidad Catòlica de Colombia
Aug. 7-9, 2017, Mon-Wed. PROMS 2017: Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia,
Aug. 10, 2017, Thurs. In-person Winsteps Training Workshop (M. Linacre, Winsteps), Sydney, Australia.
Aug. 11 - Sept. 8, 2017, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Many-Facet Rasch Measurement (E. Smith, Facets),
Aug. 18-21, 2017, Fri.-Mon. IACAT 2017: International Association for Computerized Adaptive Testing, Niigata, Japan,
Sept. 15-16, 2017, Fri.-Sat. IOMC 2017: International Outcome Measurement Conference, Chicago,
Oct. 13 - Nov. 10, 2017, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Core Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps),
Oct. 25-27, 2017, Wed.-Fri. In-person workshop: Applying the Rasch Model hands-on introductory workshop, Melbourne, Australia (T. Bond, B&FSteps), Announcement
Jan. 5 - Feb. 2, 2018, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Core Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps),
Jan. 10-16, 2018, Wed.-Tues. In-person workshop: Advanced Course in Rasch Measurement Theory and the application of RUMM2030, Perth, Australia (D. Andrich), Announcement
Jan. 17-19, 2018, Wed.-Fri. Rasch Conference: Seventh International Conference on Probabilistic Models for Measurement, Matilda Bay Club, Perth, Australia, Website
April 13-17, 2018, Fri.-Tues. AERA, New York, NY,
May 25 - June 22, 2018, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Core Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps),
June 29 - July 27, 2018, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Further Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps),
Aug. 10 - Sept. 7, 2018, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Many-Facet Rasch Measurement (E. Smith, Facets),
Oct. 12 - Nov. 9, 2018, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Core Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps),
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