IOMW-XII: An Australian Contribution

June 30th, Wednesday - July 2nd, Friday, 2004
Cairns, Queensland, Australia

The Twelfth International Objective Measurement Workshop will focus on developments in four professional strands as well as the usual more general Rasch-based presentations.

Education Chair: Juho Looveer
Psychology Chair: Karen M. Schmidt
Business Chair: Thomas Salzberger
Health Care Chair: Robert W. Massof

Conference Registration Fee:
$75.00 US international delegates; $75.00 AUD for Australian & New Zealand delegates
$50 AUD for full-time students; $20.00 AUD for Teachers' Day

Abstracts deadline: 31 January 2004 Acceptances notified: 28 February 2004. Registration process & proposal submission will be conducted online:

Delegates requiring early acceptance in order to commit funds, seek employer support / approval, etc. should email:

Proposals after the due date may be accepted, subject to program / accommodation availability.

IOMW Pre-Conference Workshops:
Learn the features of the software from the people who wrote it:
Winsteps & Facets - June 28 Monday afternoon - Linacre
RUMM - June 29 Tuesday morning - Sheridan / Andrich
ConQuest - June 29 Tuesday afternoon - Adams / Wu / Wilson

Teachers' Workshops: July 2, Friday

Accommodation: Just 15 minutes drive north of Cairns, Quest Marlin Cove Resort is situated in the lush tropical surrounds of Cairns' favorite beach, Trinity Beach. The Resort comprises of a combination of one, two and three bedroom apartments and offers the convenience of Hotel Service with the flexibility and value of apartment living. Special rates are offered for IOMW delegates. Please book now. Email for details (mention IOMW - request shared accommodation, if you wish). Website: - Far North Queensland.

Transport: The Resort is 18 km (11 miles) from Cairns International Airport (CNS) served by Qantas (codesharing with American Airlines). Rental cars available (Australia drives on the left).

Weather: Rain: very little. Sunshine: 7+ hours per day. Temperature: 17C - 26C daily ( 63F - 78F). Humidity: low.

IOMW-XII Chair: Trevor Bond

IOMW II is supported by the School of Education, James Cook University

COMET and IOM Chicago Chapter

at Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

3:30 PM, Thursday, September 25, 2003
Matthew Schulz: Using domain scores to describe mathematics achievement in National Assessment of Educational Progress

3:30 PM, Thursday, October 23
Theresa Pape: Measurement, Treatment Effectiveness and Outcomes Post Severe Brain Injury

Thursday, November 20, 2003
Ken Conrad: Equating Items from Instruments with Identical Constructs

Thursday, December 18, 2003
Patrick Fisher: When Should I Use FACETS? Always!

Chicago Objective MEasurement Table
Nikolaus Bezruczko and Patrick Fisher, coordinators.

IOMW-XII and COMET. … 17:2 p. 921ff.

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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