AERA Rasch Measurement SIG Sessions, 1995

AERA Rasch sessions. … 1995, 8:4 p.389

Tuesday, April 18
4:05-6:05 (6.60) Parc55 Raphael (4th floor), Chair: M. Schulz, Discussant: M. Lunz
Applications of Facets
Calibrating readers of the Test of Written English, C. Myford, D.Marr
Performance-based assessment in Mathematics: rater, rating scale and ethnicity, R. Hess
Student self-assessment of foreign language speaking proficiency, D. Kenyon
Changes in ratings of standard-setting judges over time, G. Engelhard Jr., D. Anderson

Wednesday, April 19
8:15-10:15 (12.46) Parc55 Medici (4th floor), Chair: A. Bersky, Discussant: E. Julian
Applications of Rasch Measurement in the Professions
Comparison of two strategies for improving item calibration, K. Larkin
Objective standard setting, G. Stone
Feasibility of producing user-based norms for NBME examinations, J. Folske, C. Iwamoto, R. Nungester, R. Luecht
Does cheating on CAT pay: NOT!, R. Gershon, B. Bergstrom
Validity of item selection: computerized-adaptive and paper-and- pencil, M. Lunz, C. Deville

6:15-7:45 (22.31) Parc55 Rubens (4th floor), SIG Chair: G. Engelhard, Jr.
The Rasch Model and Log-linear Models for Contingency Tables
(Membership Meeting)
Invited address, Paul Holland

Thursday, April 20
2:15-4:15 (31.49) Parc55 Raphael (4th floor), Chair: D. Tatum, Discussant: B. Wright
Technical Issues in Rasch Measurement
ANOVA with Rasch measures, J. Linacre
Mean-square objective fit statistics, H. Tang, M. Kino
Partial credit modeling for theory of developmental sequence, W. Zhu, K. Kurz
Using item mean squares to evaluate fit to Rasch model, R. Smith

Friday, April 21
10:35-12:05 (39.55) Parc55 Ballroom I (4th Floor)
Rasch Software Demonstration
ASCORE: Pairwise estimation for dichotomous and rating scale data, D. Andrich
BIGSTEPS: dichotomous, rating scale and partial credit data, B. Wright
CAT Administrator: computerized fixed-length and adaptive tests, R. Gershon
CONTEST: assembles tests using linear programming, E. Timminga, W. van der Linden
FACETS: person, item and judge-generated responses, J. Linacre
MATS: many-aspect test software, H. Case, M. Wu
MSP: Mokken scaling for polytomous items, W. van Schuur
MUDFOLD: Nonparametric IRT for polytomous unfolding items, W. van Schuur
QUEST: interactive test analysis, M. Wu
RASCAL: item difficulty and person ability for dichotomous data, M. Yoes

Saturday, April 22
8:15-10:15 (50.57) Nikko Grey Pearl II (3rd floor), Chair: J. Monsaas, Discussant: G. Engelhard, Jr.
Application of Rasch Measurement in Schools
Using Rasch to create measures from survey data, R. Bode
Characteristics of items identified as "unfair", W. Lang
Model for multifaceted tests: GAEL-C grammatical categories, Z. Ziazi, B. Becker
Evaluating Science Education for Public Understanding program, L. Roberts, R. Henke
Performance assessment from a Rasch perspective, M. O'Brien, L. Junker, P. Bushbacher

AERA Rasch sessions. … Rasch Measurement Transactions, 1995, 8:4 p.389

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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
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