AERA, Chicago 1997, Rasch Sessions

Monday, March 24
8:30-11:30 (Pre-session) Sheraton Ballroom II, Level 4
Graduate Seminar on Measurement and Research Methodology
Facets ... J. Linacre, U. of Chicago
Large-scale quantitative analysis ... A. Bryk, U. of Chicago

2:15-3:45 (3.50) Hyatt Stetson E, West Tower, Lower Level
Applications of IRT Models
The Rasch model for oral reading speed ... .M. Jansen, U. of Groningen
A method to study judge severity across administrations ... .T. O'Neill, M. Lunz, ASCP

4:05-5:35 (5.51) Hyatt Soldier Field, West Tower, Concourse Level
Practical Issues in Testing
Taming task analysis with Facets ... G. Stone, Dental Assisting Nat. Board
A method to study judge severity across administrations ... .T. O'Neill, M. Lunz, ASCP

4:05-6:05 (5.56) Hyatt Stetson E, West Tower, Lower Level ... Chair: A. Schmidt, Nat. League of Nurses ... Discussant: G. Masters, ACER
Applications of Rasch Measurement
Estimating rater severity with multidimensional and multilevel item response modeling ... W.-C. Wang, Nat. Chung-Cheng U.
Systematic and metasystematic operations in a "Piagetian" balance-beam task ... E. Goodheart, M. Commons, Harvard U.; T. Dawson, UC Berkeley
The method of paired comparisons: Rasch measurement theory and graph theory ... M. Garner, G. Engelhard Jr., Emory U.
Measuring feedback-seeking modes: an alternative to composite scores ... .R. Bode, U. of Chicago
Assessing and improving the MBTI extraversion-introversion scale ... .E. Chi, Kyunghee U.

Tuesday, March 25
8:15-9:45 (10.48) Hyatt Hong Kong, West Tower, Ballroom Level
Empirical Examinations of Some Threats to Objectivity in Assessment That Relies on Professional Judgment
Stability of rater characteristics in large-scale assessment ... .J. McQueen, P. Congdon, ACER
The implication of halo effects and item dependencies for objective measurement ... T. McNamara, U. of Melbourne; R. Adams, ACER
The invariance of outcome calibrations across grade levels ... .G. Masters, M. Forster, ACER
Training and assessment of reliability of raters for performance assessment ... .J. Mendelovits, ACER

8:15-9:45 (10.57) Hyatt McCormick, West Tower, 3rd Level
Modeling Development: Solving Methodological Problems with Rasch Analysis
Identifying learning characteristics for two area concepts ... .T. Bond, K. Parkinson, James Cook U.
Reasoning about "Good Education": a developmental analysis ... .T. Dawson, UC Berkeley
Rasch analysis of Piagetian-based problems of thought and logic ... .W. Gray, C. Fox, U. of Toledo
Beyond Rasch in measurement of stage-like development ... .M. Wilson, K. Draney, UC Berkeley

Tuesday, March 25
10:35-12:05 (12.32) Hyatt Columbus Hall G, East Tower, Ballroom Level ... Chair: S. Quilter, E. Michigan U.
Advances in Partial Credit Models with Application to Performance Assessment
Participant ... H. Huynh, U. of S. Carolina
Discussants ... E. Johnson, ETS; J. Linacre, U. of Chicago; J. Ryan, Arizona SU West

12:25-1:55 (14.01) Sheraton Ontario, Level 2
Studies of Professional Performance and Assessment
A longitudinal study of judge leniency and consistency ... .M. Lunz, T. O'Neill, ASCP

Tuesday, March 25
12:25-1:55 (18.44) Hyatt Toronto, West Tower, Ballroom Level
Maximizing Student Involvement in the Classroom
New measures, new methodology, new psychometrics: a synthesis ... .E. Smith, U. of Oklahoma; J. Rogers, Connecticut State E.D.; M. Kulikowich, U. of Connecticut; T. Jetton, U. of Utah

6:15-7:45 (20.08) Sheraton Parlor F, Level 3 ... SIG Chair: G. Masters, ACER
International Practice of Rasch Measurement
Invited address ... John Keeves, U. of Adelaide
SIG Membership Meeting

Wednesday, March 26
12:25-1:55 (26.42) Hyatt Picasso, West Tower, Concourse Level ... Chair: K. Fuss, Rehabilitation Foundation Inc.
... Discussant: B. Wright, U. of Chicago
Technical issues in Rasch Measurement
Measurement implications when adjacent response categories do not increase the latent trait ... D. Andrich, A. Mercer, G. Luo, Murdoch U.
Dimensionality and DIF on MCQ and constructed response math items ... .M. Garner, Emory U.
Quantifying item dependency by Fisher's Z ... .L. Shen, Nat. Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners
Optimal rating scale categorization ... .W. Zhu, Wayne SU; W. Updyke, C. Lewandowski, Indiana U.

Thursday, March 27
2:15-3:45 (40.15) Sheraton, Columbus A, Level 3 ... Chair: G. Kramer, Amer. Dental Assoc.
... Discussant: J. Linacre, U. of Chicago
Rasch Measurement in the Health Sciences
A many-faceted Rasch model for assessing disease class-specific diagnostic abilities in medical students ... F. Papa, R Schumacker, U. of N. Texas; R. Stone, D. Aldrich, UNT-Health Science Ctr.
Using person fit statistics to improve prediction of functional outcomes ... R. M. Smith, R. Wright, K. Fuss, Rehab. Foundn. Inc.
Physical functioning congruence across instruments ... .W. P. Fisher Jr., Louisiana SU
The measurement of "concern for falling" and applications to planning treatment programs ... E. Smith, U. of Oklahoma; M. Lusardi, U. of Connecticut

2:15-3:45 (40.18) Sheraton Chicago Ballroom IX, Level 4
The Analytical Methods Underlying the Third International Mathematics and Science Study
Scaling TIMSS data for international comparisons ... .R. Adams, ACER

Thursday, March 27
4:05-5:35 (42.45) Hyatt Picasso, West Tower, Concourse Level
Applications of IRT Models for Large-Scale Assessment: Problems/Issues
The International Adult Literacy Survey: a reanalysis of the Dutch results using OPLM ... M. Jansen, M. van der Kamp, J. Scheeren, W. Weltens, U. of Groningen
Modeling the complexity of arithmetic word problems with LLTM ... .D. Cisse, W. Kentucky U.
A priori weighting of assessment components in latent trait theory ... .D. Andrich, G. Luo, Murdoch U. J. Tognolini, U. of New South Wales

Friday, March 28
10:35-12:05 (48.52) Hyatt Du Sable, West Tower, 3rd Level
IRT Person/Model Fit
Person-fit and validity of measurement ... .R. Meijer, U. of Twente
Robustness of person-fit measurement ... .R. Meijer, U. of Twente

12:25-1:55 (50.16) Sheraton, parlor G, Level 3
Assessing Attention Deficit Disorder
Development of an instrument to identify ADD/HD ... .E. Smith, B. Johnson, U. of Oklahoma

Program for AERA Rasch Sessions … Rasch Measurement Transactions, 1997, 10:4

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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