Mark Wilson's Perspective on: Rasch Models: Foundations, Recent Developments, and Applications

"In my view, RM:FRDA will become a standard reference and text for students of the Rasch model and should become the same for all researchers with serious interest in the sound application of statistical ideas and techniques to item response modeling" writes Mark Wilson in a Book Review (1995).

"What this book does very well is to bring into one place comprehensive and authoritative summaries of the major statistical issues associated with the Rasch model and its extensions... There has been a concerted and obvious effort to make sure that work of researchers outside the immediate circle of the contributors is referenced." [The 450 References comprise a survey of European Rasch scholarship].

"What this collection does not do so well, in my judgement, is to serve as an invitation to those who work outside the Rasch framework... The dense mathematical and statistical notation .. must prove a challenge to [substantive researchers]. It would be more widely read if the authors had made more efforts to illustrate the power of the new models in various applications."

Wilson M. (1995) Book Review of G. H. Fischer and I. W. Molenaar (Eds.)RM:FRDA book. Applied Psychological Measurement 19:4 p. 392-4.

Wilson M. (1996) Mark Wilson's Perspective on: Rasch Models: Foundations, Recent Developments, and Applications. Rasch Measurement Transactions 10:2 p. 507.

Mark Wilson's Perspective on: Rasch Models: Foundations, Recent Developments, and Applications. Wilson M. … Rasch Measurement Transactions, 1996, 10:2 p. 507

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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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