AERA, New Orleans 2002, Rasch-related Sessions

Monday, April 1

2:15-3:45 (4.51) Sheraton, Pontchartrain D, 3rd floor

Applications of Factor Analysis

Creating a criterion measure to evaluate students' problem- solving ability using factor analysis and the Rasch measurement model. Chien-Lin Yang, Gene A. Kramer, Barry W. Grau, American Dental Assoc.

4:05-4:55 (6.02) Marriott, Studio 5, 2nd floor

Rasch Measurement SIG Business Meeting

Tuesday, April 2

10:35-12:05 (13.64) Marriott, Mardi Gras A, 3rd floor Chair: Jürgen Rost, IPN

What is going on in Rasch's backyard?

Discussant: Trevor G. Bond, James Cook University

The growing gamily of Rasch models. Jürgen Rost, IPN

A general framework for testing the Rasch model. Cees A. W. Glas, University of Twente

Rasch models for facet-designed test: Structural or incidental parameters for the facets?. Claus H. Carstensen, Jürgen Rost, IPN

On the Relationship between the Rasch model and the Latent Class analysis. Matthias von Davier, ETS

12:25-1:55 (15.70) Marriott, Regent, 3rd floor Chair: Matthias von Davier, ETS

Recent Progress In Rasch Measurement

Discussant: Seock-Ho Kim, The University of Georgia

Error variance of Rasch measurement with logistic ability distributions. Dimiter M. Dimitrov, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

Maximum information and fixed-probability approaches to scale description for affective measures based on the Rasch model. Joseph P. Meyer, Huynh Huynh, University of South Carolina

Item reduction using Rasch calibration information. Weimo Zhu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The recovery of the density scale using a stochastic realization of additive conjoint measurement. Timothy Pelton, Victor Bunderson, Brigham Young University

2:15-3:45 (17.47) Sheraton, Poydras, 3rd floor

Survey Research Methods

Accountability in the Academy: Rasch measurement of student surveys. Trevor G. Bond, James Cook University

Beyond descriptives: Multiple methods for the analysis of survey data. Stacie A. Hudgens, Center on Outcomes, Research and Education

4:05-5:35 (19.43) Sheraton, Poydras, 3rd floor

Item Response Theory Scaling Applications

Test scoring: Multiple-choice and constructed-response items. Angela M. Grima, William M. Weichun, NYC Board of Education

A comparison of WINSTEPS and BILOG-MG for vertical scaling with the Rasch model. Mark R. Pomplun, Riverside Publishing; Md Hafidz Omar, Michael Custer, Riverside.

Wednesday, April 3

8:15-10:15 (24.24) Marriott, Studio 7, 2nd floor

Psychometric Modeling

Relationships between the Rasch family of item response models and log-multiplicative association models. Carolyn J. Anderson, University of Illinois

A mixture Rasch model analysis of test speededness. Allan S. Cohen, James A. Wollack, Andrew A. Mroch, U. Wisconsin-Madison

8:15-9:45 (24.61) Marriott, Studio 10, 2nd floor Chair: Trevor Bond, James Cook University

Educational Measurement: Is it Really Possible?

Discussant: Trevor Bond, James Cook University

Measurement: A beginner's guide. Joel Michell, The University of Sydney

Fundamental measurement of education and human capital. William P. Fisher, Jr., LSU Health Sciences Center

A general probabilistic IRT model for axiomatic conjoint measurement. George Karabatsos, LSU Health Sciences Center

Measurement can not occur in a theoretical vacuum. Paul Barrett, University of Liverpool

10:35-12:05 (26.21) Marriott, Studio 10, 2nd floor

Chair: Dorthea Juul, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc.

Applications of Rasch Model Scaling

Discussant: Jon S. Twing, NCS Pearson

Using Rasch methodology to construct behavioral interview prompts. John Stahl, Betty Bergstrom, David Blitz, Computer Adaptive Technologies, Inc.

Measuring change in job satisfaction. David L. Blitz, Betty Bergstrom, Computer Adaptive Technologies, Inc.; Donna Surges Tatum, American Society of Clinical Pathologists

Measuring "Readiness to Change" in the context of the family. Larry H. Ludlow, Boston College; Sue Leibowitz, Terry Amick, University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute; Pamela Lamlein, Brightside for Families and Children; Mariana Gerena, University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute

DIF: Gender comparisons on a university campus regarding alcohol. Stacie A. Hudgens, Center on Outcomes, Research and Education; Peggy Glider, University of Arizona

Rasch modelling and the measurement of social participation. Claire Dumont, Institut de réadaptation en déficience physique de Québec; Richard Bertrand, Marie Gervais, Laval University

12:25-1:55 (28.06) Marriott, Balcony K, 3rd floor


Evaluating the adequacy of using IRT models for pre-equating a computer-based national licensing examination. Zuru Du, Robert H. Lipkins, J. Patrick Jones, Professional Examination Service

Factors affecting test equating in performance examinations in latent trait theory. Surintorn Suanthong, Mary E. Lunz, Measurement Research Associates

Thursday, April 4

2:15-3:45 (43.13) Marriott, Bacchus, 3rd floor Chair: Christa R. Winter, Springfield College

Rasch Measurement For Educational Assessment

Discussant: Gregory E. Stone, MetriKs Consulting Ltd

Equating student satisfaction measures using Rasch analysis. Svetlana A. Beltyukova, Christine M. Fox, University of Toledo

Teacher effectiveness in the UK: Development of an objective measurement scale. Daniel Muijs, David Reynolds, University of Exeter

Measuring longitudinal change in a multifaceted school reform initiative. Sue Leibowitz, Marjorie Magouirk Colbert, Christine Karavites, University of Massachusetts; Larry H. Ludlow, Boston College

Creating a diagnostic scale from a meta-analysis of achievement data. Brian A. Doig, John F. Lindsey, ACER

The necessity of replication for correct interpretation of results when sample free parameter estimation methods are employed: A three study illustration involving a multifaceted Rasch model applied to CBM score. Peter D. MacMillan, UNBC; Ron Lehr, Acadia; Lynn Hedekar

Friday, April 5

2:15-3:45 (56.33) Sheraton, Crescent, 4th floor

Applications of the Rasch Model to the Analysis of Ratings

Discussant: George Engelhard, Emory University

Looking for patterns in disagreements: A Facets analysis of human raters' and e-rater's scores on essays written for the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). Carol M. Myford, Frederick Cline, ETS

Detecting non-attending responses in questionnaire data using the Rasch rating scale model. Jonathan Richard Manalo, Michigan State University

Of dimpled and hanging chad: Evaluating and ameliorating a problematic instrument format effect using Rasch model methods. Joseph A. Martineau, Edward W. Wolfe, Michigan State University

Evaluating parameter recovery in Rasch versus raw score resolution procedures. Elena C. Papanastasiou, University of Kansas; Edward W. Wolfe, Michigan State University

A comparison of agreement versus accuracy indices of rater effects. Edward W. Wolfe, Michigan State University

Rasch Measurement SIG sponsored sessions have all participants listed.

Program Chair for the SIG: George Karabatsos.

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AERA, New Orleans 2002, Rasch-related Sessions … Rasch Measurement Transactions, 2002, 15:4 p. 841-843

Rasch-Related Resources: Rasch Measurement YouTube Channel
Rasch Measurement Transactions & Rasch Measurement research papers - free An Introduction to the Rasch Model with Examples in R (eRm, etc.), Debelak, Strobl, Zeigenfuse Rasch Measurement Theory Analysis in R, Wind, Hua Applying the Rasch Model in Social Sciences Using R, Lamprianou El modelo métrico de Rasch: Fundamentación, implementación e interpretación de la medida en ciencias sociales (Spanish Edition), Manuel González-Montesinos M.
Rasch Models: Foundations, Recent Developments, and Applications, Fischer & Molenaar Probabilistic Models for Some Intelligence and Attainment Tests, Georg Rasch Rasch Models for Measurement, David Andrich Constructing Measures, Mark Wilson Best Test Design - free, Wright & Stone
Rating Scale Analysis - free, Wright & Masters
Virtual Standard Setting: Setting Cut Scores, Charalambos Kollias Diseño de Mejores Pruebas - free, Spanish Best Test Design A Course in Rasch Measurement Theory, Andrich, Marais Rasch Models in Health, Christensen, Kreiner, Mesba Multivariate and Mixture Distribution Rasch Models, von Davier, Carstensen
Rasch Books and Publications: Winsteps and Facets
Applying the Rasch Model (Winsteps, Facets) 4th Ed., Bond, Yan, Heene Advances in Rasch Analyses in the Human Sciences (Winsteps, Facets) 1st Ed., Boone, Staver Advances in Applications of Rasch Measurement in Science Education, X. Liu & W. J. Boone Rasch Analysis in the Human Sciences (Winsteps) Boone, Staver, Yale Appliquer le modèle de Rasch: Défis et pistes de solution (Winsteps) E. Dionne, S. Béland
Introduction to Many-Facet Rasch Measurement (Facets), Thomas Eckes Rasch Models for Solving Measurement Problems (Facets), George Engelhard, Jr. & Jue Wang Statistical Analyses for Language Testers (Facets), Rita Green Invariant Measurement with Raters and Rating Scales: Rasch Models for Rater-Mediated Assessments (Facets), George Engelhard, Jr. & Stefanie Wind Aplicação do Modelo de Rasch (Português), de Bond, Trevor G., Fox, Christine M
Exploring Rating Scale Functioning for Survey Research (R, Facets), Stefanie Wind Rasch Measurement: Applications, Khine Winsteps Tutorials - free
Facets Tutorials - free
Many-Facet Rasch Measurement (Facets) - free, J.M. Linacre Fairness, Justice and Language Assessment (Winsteps, Facets), McNamara, Knoch, Fan

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