Rasch-related Sessions at AERA Annual Meeting, Chicago, 2003

Monday, April 21, 2003

D2-12 Methods in Educational Measurement and Statistics: Poster Fair
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m., Hyatt, Riverside Center, Exhibition Hall

Three Exposure Control Techniques in CAT Using the Generalized Partial Credit Model
Winona Burt, The University of Texas at Austin/Evaluation Software Publishing, Inc.; Soo-jin Kim, The University of Texas at Austin; Laurie Davis, NCS Pearson; Barbara Dodd, The University of Texas at Austin

Comparison of NOHARM and Conditional Covariance Methods of Dimensionality Assessment
Holmes Finch, Brian Habing, Huynh Huynh, University of South Carolina

The Evaluation of Exposure Control Procedures for an Operational CAT
Brian French, Purdue University; Tony Thompson, ACT Inc.

Ability Distribution Recovery Under the 3PL (3-PL, three parameter logistic model) Model With Unknown Item Parameters
Yaowen Hsu, Meichu Fan, ACT Inc.

TIMSS 1999 Factor Invariance Across U.S. Samples of Males and Females
Jason Immekus, Susan Maller, Purdue University

The comparison of Angoff probability ratings with actual item performance: why does Angoff not work?
Rianne Janssen, Paul De Boeck, University of Leuven

A Crossed Multilevel IRT Model for Analyzing Rated Polytomous Measures
Sang-Jin Kang, Yonsei University; Mark Wilson, University of California, Berkeley

Applications of the Continuation Ratio Model for Ordered Category Items
Seock-Ho Kim, The University of Georgia

Evaluating a New Approach to Detect Aberrant Responses in CAT
Ying Lu, University of Massachusetts Amherst; Frederic Robin, Educational Testing Service

Reconsidering reliability in a multi-level context
Stuart Luppescu, University of Chicago; Robert Gladden, Consortium on Chicago School Research; Anthony Bryk, University of Chicago

Ability estimation under different item parameterization and scoring models
Randall Schumacker, University of North Texas; Benjamin Si, Hong Kong; Mount Robert, Dallas ISD

D2-13 Methods in Educational Research: Poster Fair
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m., Hyatt, Riverside Center, Exhibition Hall

The relationship between Teacher Assessment and Pupil Attainments in Standard Test Tasks at Key Stage 1, 1997-2000.
Iasonas Lamprianou, Bill Boyle, CFAS, Faculty of Education, Univ. of Manchester, UK

Characteristics of Mathematics Items Associated with Gender DIF
Yanmei Li, Allan Cohen, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Robert Ibarra, University of New Mexico

Rasch analysis of inattentive, hyperactive and impulsive behavior in young children and the link with academic achievement
Christine Merrell, Peter Tymms, University of Durham

Can Judges Identify Easy and Difficult Questions Holistically in a Standard Setting Study?
Susan Thomas, IBM Corp

Collecting Ethnic and Racial Data: Holding Steady as Demographics Change
Cathy Wendler, Educational Testing Service; Jose-Felipe Martinez- Fernandez, University of California Los Angeles; Robin Hochman, Anna Kubiak, Educational Testing Service

D1-17 Discussion on Measurement: Paper Discussion
2:15 p.m. - 2:55 p.m., Hyatt, Grand Ballroom E, East Tower - Gold Level

An Application of a Special Two-Class Item Response Model Using Markov Chain Monte Carlo Method
Yiyu Xie, University of California at Berkeley

Parameter Estimation Under HGLM Versus IRT for Polytomous Items
Natasha Williams, S. Natasha Beretvas, University of Texas at Austin

Evaluating Computer-based Testing Security by Generalized Item Overlap Rates
Jinming Zhang, Ting Lu, ETS

Scaling early reading performance in state testing programs
Paul Yovanoff, Gerald Tindal, University of Oregon

SIG-LOS-1 Analyzing Change in Educational Settings: Paper Session
2:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m., Hyatt, Grand Suites 1, East Tower - Gold Level

A repeated measures, multilevel Rasch model with application to self-reported criminal behavior
Christopher Johnson, Steve Raudenbush, University of Michigan

Tuesday, April 22, 2003

D1-25 Score Stability, Distribution, Efficacy and Augmentation: Paper Session
8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m., Hyatt, Regency A, West Tower - Gold Level

A Comparison of Item- and Testlet-Level Scoring on Scale Stability in the Presence of Test Speededness
James Wollack, Craig Wells, Allan Cohen, UW-Madison

Investigating Constructed Response Scoring Over Time: The Effects of Study Design on Trend Rescore Statistics
Melinda Hess, University of South Florida; John Donoghue, Educational Testing Service

Comparing the efficacy of generalizability theory-based and IRT- based domain scores in a matrix sampling environment
Deborah Harris, ACT Inc.; Bradley Hanson, CTB; Xiaohong Gao, ACT Inc.

D1-28 Psychometric Potpourri: Paper Session
8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m., Hyatt, Columbus Hall G/H, East Tower - Gold Level

A comparative investigation of analyzing sources of variation in the observational rating system
Sungsook Kim, UC Berkeley

A fit test for the Rasch model based on Monte-Carlo simulation
Judit Antal, The Ohio State University

D1-18 New Member Session on Measurement: Poster Session
12:25 p.m. - 1:55 p.m., Hyatt, Riverside Center, Exhibition Hall

The Use of Person-Fit Statistics to Evaluate Placement Tests
Hamzeh Dodeen, United Arab Emirates University

The Construct Validity of Scores on Self-Efficacy and Self- Concept Measures
Nai-Kuang Ku, University of Southern California

Differential prediction bias in the Wide Range Intelligence Test across race, gender, and education level
Jennifer Shields, Timothy Konold, University of Virginia; Joseph Glutting, University of Delaware

Minicourse F: . Interpreting Rasch Model Fit Statistics.
1 p.m. - 5 p.m., Fairmont Hotel, Gold

John M. Linacre, University of the Sunshine Coast; Thomas R. O'Neill, University of Illinois at Chicago

Wednesday, April 23, 2003

D1-26 Multidimensional Models, Equating and Reliability: Paper Session
8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m., Hyatt, Regency B, West Tower - Gold Level

Comparison of Multidimensional IRT Equating Methods with Small Samples
Kyung-Seok Min, Michigan State University; Jong-Pil Kim, ACT Inc.

Sensitivity of IRT equating on the behavior of test equating items
Michalis Michaelides, Stanford University

Evaluating the Accuracy of Pre-equated Test Forms
Thomas Langenfeld, Chi-Yu Huang, Judith Spray, ACT Inc; Charles Kunce, National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence

Modeling Mathematics Problem Solving Item Responses Using a Multi-dimensional IRT model
Margaret Wu, Ray Adams, University of Melbourne

Estimating Scale Reliability of Multidimensional Composite Scores
Akihito Kamata, Ahmet Turhan, Eqbal Darandari, Florida State University

D1-31 Research on Calibration and Estimation: Paper Session
Wednesday, 8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m., Hyatt, Regency C, West Tower - Gold Level

The Effects of Multidimensional Polytomous Response Data on Unidimensional Many-FACET Rasch Model Parameter Estimates
Shudong Wang, Ning Wang, CAT*ASI

Expected values and reliability of number-right scores for IRT calibrated items
Dimiter Dimitrov, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

Online Calibration And Scale Stability Of A CAT Program
Fanmin Guo, Lin Wang, ETS

Thursday, April 24, 2003

SIG-RM-4 Rasch Model Scaling: Paper Session
8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m., Sheraton, Columbus B, Level 3

Re-examining the Quantitative Imperative
William Fisher, LSU Health Sciences Center

Analyzing DIF in Polytomous Responses of University Alumni to a Follow-up Questionnaire
Joseph Curtin, Richard Sudweeks, Brigham Young University; Richard Smith, American Institutes for Research

A Rasch Measurement Example in Grant Application Process
Yesim Capa, William Loadman, The Ohio State University

A Rasch-derived scale for measurement of strength of motivation for medical training
Ronny Wierstra, Dept of Educational Sci Utrecht; Marja Nieuwhof, Olle Ten Cate, University Medical Center Utrecht

Examination of Rasch structure of feminine identity scales
Larry Ludlow, James Mahalik, Boston College; Camelia Rosca

Scaling Resident Assistant Effectiveness
Christine Mills, Boston College

Satisfaction With Organization/Management
Johnna Gueorguieva, Donna Tatum, American Society for Clinical Pathology

Chair: Michael Yoes, NCS Pearson. Discussant: Christa Winter, Springfield College

D1-24 IRT Item Parameter Estimation: Paper Session
10:35 a.m. - 12:05 p.m., Sheraton, Huron, Level 2

Missing Data and IRT Item Parameter Estimation
Christine DeMars, James Madison University

An Empirical Investigation of the Hybrid IRT Model for Improving Item Parameter Estimation in Speeded Tests
Daniel Bolt, Andrew Mroch, Jee-Seon Kim, University of Wisconsin, Madison

A Long-Term Study of the Stability of Item Parameter Estimates
G. Gage Kingsbury, NWEA

Impact of Item Drift With Non-normal Distributions
Elizabeth Witt, John Stahl, Betty Bergstrom, Robin Ingalls, Promissor

SIG-RM-1 Recent Progress in Rasch Measurement Theory: Paper Session
4:05 p.m. - 6:05 p.m., Hyatt, Horner, Silver Level

What are the Effects of allowing Crossing Item Characteristic Curves into our Measurement Model?
Timothy Pelton, University of Victoria

Modeling Local Item Dependence Using the One-Parameter Hierarchical Generalized Linear Model
Hong Jiao, Akihito Kamata, Florida State University

Decomposition of Rasch Partial Credit Items and Applications
Huynh Huynh, J. Patrick Meyer, University of South Carolina

Reliability of true cutting scores for Rasch calibrated items
Dimiter Dimitrov, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

A confirmatory approach to dimensionality assessment.
Michel Fournier, Jean-Guy Blais, University of Montreal

Structure and Invariance: Using Wright's Method and Confirmatory Factor Analysis in Assessing Change Over Time
Kathy Green, Thomas Paskus, University of Denver; Cynthia Jew, California Lutheran University; Diana Stephens, University of Redlands

Chair: Randall Schumacker, University of North Texas. Discussant: E Schulz, ACT Inc.

SIG-RM-2 Rasch Measurement SIG: Business Meeting
6:15 p.m. - 7:45 p.m., Hyatt, Horner, Silver Level

A Trade-off Between Consistency of Responses and Precision of Measurement
David Andrich, Murdoch University

News of the Rasch Measurement SIG
George Karabatsos, University of Illinois-Chicago

Friday, April 25, 2003

SIG-RM-3 Rasch Measurement: Issues And Practice: Paper Session
8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m., Hyatt, Wright, Silver Level

Reliability in Rasch Measurement: Avoiding the Rubber Ruler
Randall Schumacker, University of North Texas

An Evaluation of the Multi-faceted Rasch Model in Analyzing Job Task Survey Data
Ning Wang, Shudong Wang, CAT*ASI

Testing Equating with the presence of DIF
Kwanglee Chu, Akihito Kamata, Florida State Univ.

The effect of markers and optional questions on the results of high-stakes exams
Iasonas Lamprianou, CFAS, Faculty of Education, Univ. of Manchester, UK; Kyriakos Pillas, Research and Evaluation Unit, Pedagogical Institute of Cyprus

Using Displacement Criteria to Anchor Multiple Choice Tests
Surintorn Suanthong, Mary Lunz, Measurement Research Associates, Inc.

Failing Standards: Validity Concepts in Criterion- Referencing
Gregory Stone, University of Toledo

Chair: Gene Kramer, American Dental Association. Discussant: Dorthea Juul, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

SIG-ES-11 Issues in Multivariate Statistics and Psychometrics: Paper Session
8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m., Sheraton, Michigan B, Level 2

Modeling Longitudinal Ordinal Response Variables for Educational Data
Ann O'Connell, D. Betsy McCoach, University of Connecticut

A Corrected Asymptotic Distribution of an IRT Fit Measure that Accounts for the Effects of Item Parameter Estimation
John Donoghue, Catherine Hombo, Educational Testing Service


Rasch-related Sessions at AERA Annual Meeting, Chicago, 2003 … Rasch Measurement Transactions, 2003, 16:4 p.895-9.

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