AERA, Seattle 2001, Rasch-related Sessions

Tuesday, April 10

Recent Progress in Rasch Measurement Theory Discussant: Matthias von Davier, IPN-Inst. Sci. Educ.
2:15-10:15 (3.74) Convention Center 6th Floor Room 618. Chair: Christa R. Winter, Springfield Col.

A comparison of Angoff and Rasch model based Item Map methods in setting standard. Linjun Shen, Nat. Board Osteopathic Medical Examiners

From Categories to Measures to Categories. Stuart Luppescu, Ben Wright, U. of Chicago

A general Martin-Löf test for ordinal data and more than two item subgroups. Claus Carstensen, Jürgen Rost, IPN-Inst. for Science Educ.

Multidimensional Measurement Using Rasch Models. Derek Briggs, Mark Wilson, UC Berkeley

Rasch models for facet designed tests: structural or incidental parameters for the facets? Jürgen Rost, Claus Carstensen, IPN-Inst. for Science Educ.

Wednesday, April 11

The Rater Effect in Performance Testing Discussants: Susan Phillips, Independent Counsel; Cathy Taylor, U. of Michigan
8:15-10:15 (9.46) Convention Center 3rd Floor Room 310. Chair: Thomas Haladyna, Arizona State U., West

Monitoring Reader Performance in the Advanced Placement English Literature and Composition Program with a Many-Faceted Rasch Model. George Engelhard, Jr., Emory U.; Carol Myford, ETS

The Influence of Rater Effects on Whether a Student Passes or Fails a Performance Assessment. Thomas Haladyna, Joseph Ryan, Arizona State U., West

Trials and Tribulations of Correcting for Rater Severity in Evaluating a Career Ladder Teacher Portfolio Michael Kelly, Thomas Haladyna, Arizona State U., West

Accounting for Rater Effects in a State Student Certification System. Wayne Neuberger, Oregon Department of Education

Rater Effects: Some Issues, Some Solutions. Mark Wilson, Machteld Hoskins, Karen Draney, UC, Berkeley

Rasch Measurement and Scale Construction Discussant: Edward W. Wolfe, Michigan State U.
10:35-12:05 (11.70) Convention Center 6th Floor Room 619. Chair: Dorthea Juul, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Using Traditional Psychometric Methodologies and the Rasch Model in Designing a Test. Marian Crislip, Hawaii DOE; Chin-Chance, Selvin

Internal and External Validity of Rasch-Based Optimal Categorization: An Empirical Investigation. Weimo Zhu, U. of Illinois

Constructive versus reproductive learning: one dimension? One- and two-dimensional polytomous Rasch analyses compared with structural equation modeling analyses. Ronny Wierstra

Dimensionality and construct validity of School Expectation Scale for Secondary Students. Magdalena Mok, Hong Kong Institute of Education; Marcellin Flynn, The Australian Catholic U.

Constructing a Universal Scale of High School Course Difficulty. Dina Bassiri, E. Matthew Schulz, ACT, Inc.

Applications of Rasch Measurement and DIF: Cross-Cultural Comparisons of Mathematics and Science Achievement Discussant: Mark Wilson, UC, Berkeley
12:15-3:45 (15.30) Convention Center 2nd Floor Room 212. Chair: George Engelhard Jr., Emory U.

Black-White Differences in Performance on MCQ Mathematics Items. Bobbie Bable, Emory U.

Differences in Distractor Choices on TIMSS Mathematics Items Among US and Russian Federation Students. Mary Garner, Kennesaw U.

Using Rasch Measurement Theory to Explore Cross-Cultural DIF on Mathematics Items:Evidence from the United States and the Russian Federation. Saodat and Bazarova, Emory U.

Exploring Differential Item Functioning (DIF) with the Rasch Model: Cross-Cultural Gender Differences on Eighth Grade Science Items. Tasha Calvert, Emory U.

Thursday, April 12

Applications of Item Response Theory Discussant: R. Terry, U. Oklahoma; Walter Way, ETS
10:35-12:05 (23:31) Convention Center 3rd Floor Room 306. Chair: Brenda SiokHoon Tay-Lim, ETS

Examining the Relationship between Response Time and Item Difficulty among Six Types of Spatial Ability Test Items. Chien-Lin Yang, Tom O'Neill, Gene Kramer, American Dental Association

Factors That Influence Parameter Drift. Betty Bergstrom, John Stahl, Ben Netzky, CAT, Inc.

Statistical Methods in Survey Research Discussant: Chet McCall, Pepperdine U.
12:25-1:55 (25:16) Westin 2nd Floor St. Helens. Chair: Bruce G. Rogers, U. of Northern Iowa

Using Logistic Regression to Identify Bias Due to Non-response in Surveys. Edward Wolfe, MSU

Using Person-fit Statistics to Control for the Effect of Undifferentiating Responses in Likert Scale Data. E. Matthew Schulz, ACT, Anji Sun, ACT, Inc.

Hierarchical Modeling Approaches to Item Response Data Discussant: M. Wilson, UC Berkeley
12:25-1:55 (25:57) Convention Center 6th Floor Room 612. Chair: Akihito Kamata, Florida State U.

A Rasch Hierarchical Measurement Model. Kim Maier, U. of Chicago

Detecting Unique Ethnic Response Patterns to Externalizing Problem Behavior Items Via Multilevel and Multidimensional Rasch Models. Yuk Fai Cheong, Emory U.

Friday, April 13

Issues in Survey Research
11:25-12:05 (36:03) Convention Center 6th Floor Room 6B Roundtable

Can Survey Research in Education Measure Up?. Trevor Bond, James Cook U.

Rasch Measurement SIG Business Meeting
6:15-7:45 (43.34) Convention Center 6th Floor Room 619

Saturday, April 14

Rasch Measurement and Performance Assessment Discussant: M. Yoes, NCS Psychometric Svcs
12:25-1:55 (48:67) Sheraton 2nd Floor East Ballroom A. Chair: Betty Bergstrom, CAT Inc.

Science MCAS Results: Making Them Useful For Districts. Camelia Rosca, Boston College

Examining Student Performance Assessment Using a Multi-Facets Rasch Item Response Theory Model. Jere Turner, Boston College

An Investigation of Polytomous DIF in a Performance Assessment Using Bias Interactions and Standardized Impact. Deanna L. Morgan, Steve Cramer, Seock-Ho Kim, U. of Georgia

Psychometric Issues in Standard Setting with Simulated Patients. Richard M. Smith, U. of Florida

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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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