MOMS
Midwest Objective Measurement Seminar

The next meeting of MOMS will be held on Friday, May 14, 2004, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois USA. There is no registration fee.

Presentations of work by practitioners and students will be of Rasch-related. Contact me immediately if you would like to present completed or on-going work.

Lunch: 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. Participants are encouraged to bring their own lunches or to stop by one of several Greek, Italian, and American-style restaurants that are within two blocks (five to ten minute walk).

Place: 1040 West Harrison Street in the ECSW building, Room 3427 (third floor) at UIC. Parking available in the parking structure between ECSW and Racine Street on the north side of Harrison. Cost is $8.25 for the full day. See You There!

Everett Smith, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Educational Psychology
www.uic.edu/depts/educ/mesalab/


11th Annual Conference of ISOQOL
The International Society for Quality of Life Research
October 16 - 19, 2004 ~ Hong Kong

At the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine's Jockey Club Building, an attractive, modern building with world-class, state-of-the-art conference facilities. Come experience the unique blend of old and new, East and West in this vibrant, cosmopolitan city full of exciting sights and sounds.

The deadline for submission of abstracts is May 4, 2004.

www.isoqol.org/2004conf.htm

Madeleine King, PhD, Kwok-fai Leung, PDipOT, and Margaret Tay. Chair and Co-Chairs.


Rasch Measurement Methods for Rehabilitation

September 2004 - March 2005, Sweden

* Are you doing research?

* Are you using evaluation tools with a total score?

* Are you developing a new assessment instrument?

If so, this course is for you!!!

This course provides the student with knowledge and skills needed to (a) evaluate measurement properties (e.g., validity, reliability) of existing assessments, (b) develop new, psychometrically sound assessments and (c) critique research and publish studies based on modern test theory - Rasch measurement models.

Entry requirements: bachelor degree in a health-related profession (e.g., occupational or physical therapy, nursing, medicine). Students will analyze a personal set of data and write a draft manuscript suitable for future publication, so must have available data from an evaluation tool that they can analyze (or reanalyze) using Rasch computer programs. Such data must meet the following requirements:

a. Generated from sets of items or subsets of items (scales) that are thought to test a single concept, and that have scores that are supposed to be (or could be conceived of being) added to generate a total score. Note: many checklists and questionnaires are not designed to be summed, but Rasch analysis demonstrates that they can be. They may be appropriate for use in this course.

b. Generated from items that are scored either dichotomously or using a rating scale. Examples of dichotomous scales include: trait/behavior is present/absent, the person agrees/disagrees.

c. Generated from a minimum of six to ten items/scale that have been used to evaluate at least 30 persons. More items and more persons is definitely desirable.

d. May be from an existing tool that the student would like to examine for internal validity and reliability, or from a new tool that the student is developing.

Teaching methods: lecture, seminar/discussion and independent work including analysis of test data using Rasch computer programs. The course will be held as a distant course. The students meet in Umea on three occasions :
2004: Sept. 13-15, Oct. 11-13, 2005: March 21-23 (exam.)

There will be three seminars where students have the option of meeting in Umea or in southern Sweden:
2004: Nov.. 8-9, Dec. 6-7, 2005: Feb. 7-8

Course information: 10 Credits
Umea University, Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Sweden.
Level: D (master); meets equivalency requirements for research.
Field : Health care. Application code: MAT96

Contact Anne Fisher, anne.fisher@occupther.umu.se

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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
March 31, 2017, Fri. Conference: 11th UK Rasch Day, Warwick, UK, www.rasch.org.uk
April 2-3, 2017, Sun.-Mon. Conference: Validity Evidence for Measurement in Mathematics Education (V-M2Ed), San Antonio, TX, Information
April 26-30, 2017, Wed.-Sun. NCME, San Antonio, TX, www.ncme.org - April 29: Ben Wright book
April 27 - May 1, 2017, Thur.-Mon. AERA, San Antonio, TX, www.aera.net
May 26 - June 23, 2017, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Core Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps), www.statistics.com
June 30 - July 29, 2017, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Further Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps), www.statistics.com
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, imeko-tc7-rio.org.br
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, proms.promsociety.org/2017/
Aug. 10, 2017, Thurs. In-person Winsteps Training Workshop (M. Linacre, Winsteps), Sydney, Australia. www.winsteps.com/sydneyws.htm
Aug. 11 - Sept. 8, 2017, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Many-Facet Rasch Measurement (E. Smith, Facets), www.statistics.com
Aug. 18-21, 2017, Fri.-Mon. IACAT 2017: International Association for Computerized Adaptive Testing, Niigata, Japan, iacat.org
Sept. 15-16, 2017, Fri.-Sat. IOMC 2017: International Outcome Measurement Conference, Chicago, jampress.org/iomc2017.htm
Oct. 13 - Nov. 10, 2017, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Core Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps), www.statistics.com
Jan. 5 - Feb. 2, 2018, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Core Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps), www.statistics.com
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
May 25 - June 22, 2018, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Core Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps), www.statistics.com
June 29 - July 27, 2018, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Further Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps), www.statistics.com
Aug. 10 - Sept. 7, 2018, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Many-Facet Rasch Measurement (E. Smith, Facets), www.statistics.com
Oct. 12 - Nov. 9, 2018, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Core Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps), www.statistics.com
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