RMT 19:1 Announcements, Notes and Quotes

Rasch Workshops

May 24-26, 2005 - Tuesday-Thursday, Dallas TX
Winsteps workshop
May 31-June 2, 2005 - Tuesday-Thursday, Dallas TX
Facets workshop
conducted by John Michael Linacre
www.winsteps.com/seminar.htm

June 20, 2005 - Monday, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Winsteps and Facets workshop
conducted by John Michael Linacre

July 20, 2005 - Wed. San Salvador, El Salvador
Introductory Course on Rasch Analysis
conducted by Agustin Tristan (in Spanish)
www.ieesa-kalt.com

July 25-Oct. 31, 2005 - Online
Introduction to Rasch Measurement and Traditional Classical Test Theory (CTT)
conducted by David Andrich and Ida Marais

July 25-26, 2005 - Monday-Tuesday, Chicago IL
Introduction to IRT/Rasch measurement using Winsteps
conducted by Ken Conrad & Nick Bezruczko
www.winsteps.com/workshop.htm

July 27-28, 2005 - Wed.-Thursday, Chicago IL
Introduction to Many-Facet Rasch Measurement using Facets
conducted by Carol Myford & Lidia Dobria
www.winsteps.com/workshop.htm


Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium (PROMS) &
International Symposium on Measurement and Evaluation (ISME) 2005

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

June 21-23, 2005 (Tues.-Thur.)

Speakers include Trevor Bond & John Michael Linacre

Presentation proposals invited.

June 20, 2005 - Monday: Pre-Conference Workshop on Winsteps and Facets, conducted by John Michael Linacre


MOMS

Midwest Objective Measurement Seminar

Friday, May 20, 2005, 9:00 - 4:00

School of Public Health
University of Illinois at Chicago
1603 West Taylor Street
Chicago IL 60612-4394

The purpose of the MOMS is to allow students, teachers and practitioners to present research in progress or results of research studies, as well as, provide a forum for discussion of measurement issues. The seminar provides the opportunity for those interested in measurement to get together for serious discussion and social interaction.

Please send your proposals to me. The proposal should be one paragraph that explains the purpose of the study, data, and results summary. Be sure to include your name and affiliation. Email proposals to me at mlunz-at-measurementresearch.com

I encourage all of you to participate.
Mary E. Lunz, www.measurementresearch.com

Sponsored by the Institute for Objective Measurement and the University of Illinois at Chicago


iAchieve online assessment services

"Where You're at Report"


Colored bands indicate performance levels. Test questions are positioned by difficulty. The question in bold red was answered incorrectly. www.iachieve.com.au


FAMILIA DE PROGRAMAS KALT

San Salvador, El Salvador

July 20, 2005: Introductory Course on Rasch Analysis conducted by Agustin Tristan (in Spanish)

July 21-22, 2005: Evaluation Conference organized by the Institute of Evaluation and Advanced Engineering, Mexico

July 23, 2005: Organized Sight-Seeing:

Participation fee: $175 includes materials, a CD of the presentations and lunch. Hotel rate $50 single, $55 double includes buffet breakfast. Air transport is affordable, with flights from Houston, Mexico City, San Jose, etc. People are friendly and there are no security problems.

Web page (in Spanish and English) www.ieesa-kalt.com


A Rasch Citation Anomaly

According to Google-Scholar, there are 388 citations of Georg Rasch's book, "Probabilistic Models", and 84 citations of "Probabalistic Models".

Let's use our spelling-checkers!


Citations to Facets


Scholarly citations by year to Facets Rasch software (Linacre, 1987) and synonyms. The 241 citations are listed at: www.winsteps.com/facetman/references.htm


ConstructMap (formerly GradeMap) is Progressing Quickly!


Now downloadable: Version 4.5 of ConstructMap (formerly GradeMap), developed in association with Mark Wilson's book "Constructing Measures".


Probabilities direct the conduct of the wise man.
(Probabilia ... sapientis vita regeretur.)
Cicero, De Natura Deorum, i, 5, 12. (45 B.C.?)

But to us, probability is the very guide of life.
Bishop Joseph Butler, The Analogy of Religion (1736)


Rasch Measurement Transactions 19:1 Notes and Quotes … Rasch Measurement Transactions, 2005, 19:1 p.1006

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
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
April 29, 2017, Sat., 16:35 to 18:05. NCME Presidents Invitational Symposium: a new book commemorating Ben Wright's life and career, 16:35 to 18:05, San Antonio, TX, www.ncme.org
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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