IOMW XII Activities and Presentations

June 28 - July 2, Cairns, Australia

Monday, June 28
Afternoon: Winsteps and Facets, John Michael Linacre

Tuesday, June 29
Morning: RUMM, Barry Sheridan
Afternoon: ConQuest, Margaret Wu & Mark Wilson

Wednesday, June 30
Vice-Chancellor Bernard Moulden of James Cook University, introduced by Trevor Bond
Opening Address

Brent Michael Duckor
Knowing what we know about educational measurement knowledge: a case for developing measures in the classroom and in the field

Judy R. Wilkerson & William Steve Lang
Measuring teacher dispositions with different item structure: an application of the Rasch model to a complex accreditation requirement

Magdalena M. C. Mok, Hazel M. Y. Lam & S. E. Audrey Lim
Validation of scores from Early Literacy Development Checklist for kindergarten students from Hong Kong using Rasch measurement

A. Jackson Stenner
Does the reader comprehend the text because the text is easy or the reader is able?

Mark Wilson
On choosing a model for measuring. Part II: polytomous data

Noor Lide & Abu Kassim
Scaling of grammatical structures: implications for assessment and instruction

William Steve Lang & Judy R. Wilkerson
Measuring College sailing teams ability: an application of the many-facet Rasch model to ordinal data

Gage Kingsbury
A comparison of state proficiency levels

James Sick
Assessing willingness to communicate in a second language

Robert Cavanagh, Joseph Romanoski & Russell Waugh
The design, implementation and evaluation of a research methodology utilizing deterministic and probabilistic analytic techniques

Symposium 1: Rasch Measurement: Issues of model fit
Richard M. Smith: Assessing the fit of data to the family of Rasch measurement models: Interpreting residual-based fit statistics
J. Michael Linacre: Principal components factor analysis of item and person residuals
Barry Sheridan: Using item parameter invariance to formalize and account for DIF

Thursday July 1
Mark Wilson & Nathaniel Brown
Measurement as struggle

Andrew Kyngdon
The Rasch model from the perspective of the representational theory of measurement.

Mark H. Moulton
One use of a Non-Unidimensional Scaling (NOUS) model: transferring information across dimensions and subscales

Wen-Chung Wang & Mark Wilson
The Random-Effects Rasch model

Trevor Bond
Is Rasch modeling just the new factor analysis?

J. Michael Linacre & Benjamin D. Wright
Predicting rating scale category usage and measurement implications

David D. Curtis & Peter Boman
The identification of misfitting response patterns to, and their influences on the calibration of, attitude survey instruments

Jean-Guy Blais, Nathalie Loye & Gilles Raîche
A four years study of a 20-items scale program evaluation questionnaire with the Rating Scale model

Juho Looveer
Using Rasch analyses with satisfaction surveys to assess change

Rassoul Sadeghi & Jim Tognolini
Rasch model and equating: practical issues

Ainol Madziah Zubairi, Noor Lide & Abu Kassim
Equating tests across alternate forms and different cohorts over time: the IIUM experience

Juho Looveer
Theoretical implications of equating methodologies

Symposium 2: Rasch Measurement: Test equating
Peter Congdon & Magda Lees: Impact of student engagement in equating tests at three year levels on cohort performance measures
Renee Chow & Peter Congdon: Writing performance - online versus pen-and-paper format
Cathy Boldiston & Peter Congdon: Equating state-wide test results
Rassoul Sadeghi & Jim Tognolini: Rasch Model and equating: practical issues
Ainol Madziah Zubairi & Noor Lide Abu Kassim; Juho Looveer.

Friday, July 2
William Fisher
Relational networks and trust in the measurement of social capital

Pedro Alvarez
Detecting diet by food-purchasing habit

Pedro Alvarez & Jorge M. S. Honorio.
Measuring the monetary and financial capacity of Portuguese regions.

Pedro Alvarez, Rafael De Reyna Zaballa & Julio García Del Junco
Can entrepreneurship be measured?

Thomas Salzberger
A Rasch analysis of customer satisfaction as a latent construct in consumer research

Pedro Alvarez, Carlos García-Zorita & Elias Sanz-Casado.
Formulating a measure: a case study.

Sun-Geun Baek & Hyesook Kim
The relationship between classroom teachers' judgments and fit statistics of the Partial Credit model

Robert W. Massof
Dimensions of functional ability in low vision

Ching-Lin Hsieh, Wen-Chung Wang, Ching-Fan Sheu & Jau-Hong Lin
A Rasch analysis of a self-perceived change in the quality of life scale in patients with stroke

Curt Hagquist & David Andrich
Optimal categorization of ordered items - a comparison of different response formats

Ted Brown
An evaluation of the construct validity of the Test of Visual Perceptual Skills - Revised using the Rasch measurement model

Aleksandar Baucal & Trevor Bond
Rasch measurement: zone of proximal development of the measurement of the ZPD

Jean-Guy Blais, Linda Drouin & Michel D. Laurier
Using the many-facet Rasch measurement model to develop a large-scale performance-based test of writing skills in Quebec

Kari Tormakangas
Comparing item level achievement of 8th and 9th graders using Finnish IEA Civics data

Hsueh-Chu Chen & Wen-Chung Wang
The Pronoun-drop Test for Chinese learners of English

Nordin Abd Razak
Investigating the appropriateness of a school organizational culture questionnaire for use in a multi-ethnic setting

Robert Cavanagh & Joseph Romanoski
The influences on the effective use of information and communication technology in elementary and secondary school classrooms

Teachers' Day: Friday, July 2
Juho Looveer
How measurement is fundamental to state and national evaluation systems: a nontechnical explanation

Trevor Bond
Good testing should help teachers teach: the role of immediate detailed feedback

Nathaniel Brown
The development and refinement of construct maps: what we are learning about the BEAR assessment system in the field

Judith Murphy & Barbara Dodd
Understanding children's ability to draw inferences from text: how Rasch measurement can help classroom teachers

Marie Bond
Monitoring children's classroom music performances in light of curriculum requirements

Magdalena M. C. Mok, S. E. Audrey Lim & Hazel M. Y. Lam
Rasch measurement of literacy development over 12 months of kindergarten students from Hong Kong

Rick Dills
An Oregon school district's efforts at growth-focused measurement vs. the public accountability sanctioned by No Child Left Behind

Judy R. Wilkerson, William Steve Lang & Jerome Wilkerson
Measuring teacher ability: an application of the Rasch model to teacher certification using performance measures

Martin Caust
Trusting teachers: a proposal for maximizing the value of classroom teachers' own evaluations and linking them to state-wide assessments

Jack Stenner & William Fisher
Measuring reading ability: the Lexile® framework

Jack Stenner & William Fisher
The Lexile® framework: teachers' workshop.

IOMW XII Coordinator: Trevor Bond

IOMW XII Activities and Presentations, Bond T. … Rasch Measurement Transactions, 2004, 18:1 p.961-963

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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