AERA Annual Meeting 2005: Rasch-related Papers

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

April 9-10, 2005 - Saturday-Sunday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Montreal, Quebec (pre-AERA)

Rasch Training Pre-Session

An Introduction to Rasch Measurement: Theory and Applications

conducted by Richard M. Smith and Everett Smith

Marriott Montreal Chateau Champlain: 1, Place du Canada, Montreal, Quebec H3B 4C9, Canada.
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Registration includes a copy of Introduction to Rasch Measurement (a 698 page book)

and a one-year subscription to the Journal of Applied Measurement.

Monday, April 11, 2005

2:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Le Centre Sheraton Montreal / Salon 7

Educational Applications of Rasch Measurement

Chair: Thomas R. O'Neill, National Council of State Boards of Nursing

Bachelor of Education Admissions Procedures: A Many-Faceted Rasch Partial Credit Model Analysis, Peter D. MacMillan, Colin Chasteauneuf

Examining Item Bias on the Third International Mathematics and Science Study Using the Basic Rasch Model, Tenisha Tevis, Regina J. Deil-Amen

Monitoring the Effectiveness of New York's Written Composition Test in English (WCTE) Using Multi-Facet Rasch Measurement, Stephen Hetherman, Madhabi Chatterji

Validation of a Teacher Practice Survey with the Rasch Model, Susan M Gracia

4:05 p.m. - 5:35 p.m. Hilton Montreal Bonaventure / Fontaine, Section A

Contemporary Issues in Psychometric Research


WINIRT: A Windows-Based Item Response Theory Data Generator With an Equating and DIF Simulation Guide, Hua Fang, George A. Johanson

Aberrant Response Patterns: Issues of Internal Consistency and Concurrent Validity, Iasonas Lambros Lamprianou, Thekla Afantiti-Lamprianou

6:15 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth / Chaudiere

Rasch Measurement SIG Business Meeting

SIG Chair: Randall E. Schumacker.

SIG Program Chair: Trevor Bond

Jean-Guy Blais discusses the impact of Rasch Measurement in Francophone countries.

Tuesday, April 12, 2005

8:15 a.m. - 8:55 a.m. Marriott Montreal Chateau Champlain / Salle de Bal Ballroom & Foyer

Comprehensive School Reform Implementation and Outcomes

includes: Analyzing CSR Implementation with the Rasch Model, Susan M Gracia

10:35 a.m. - 12:05 p.m. Le Centre Sheraton Montreal / Salon 3

Philosophical, Biological and Attitudinal Impacts

Chair: Randall E. Schumacker, University of North Texas

Scale-Free Genomic Measurement: Mitochondrial DNA, Nathan Markward, William P. Fisher

Designing and Validating Measures of Teacher Attitude Towards Inclusive Education (TATIE) Using an Iterative Process Model, Clarice S. Ewing, Madhabi Chatterji

Creating a Common Market for the Liberation of Literacy Capital, William P. Fisher, Jackson A. Stenner

2:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Four Points by Sheraton Montreal / Mont St-Helens

An Examinee Perspective


Using Item Position and Item Difficulty to Measure Test Fatigue, Jeff Davis, Abdullah A. Ferdous

A Method for Adjusting Item P-Values for Test-Taker Motivation Using the Rasch Model, Laurie L. Davis, Michael E. Yoes

Wednesday, April 13, 2005

10:35 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Marriott Montreal Chateau Champlain / Salle de Bal Ballroom & Foyer

Introduction to Rasch Measurement

Applying the Rasch Model: Interested Newcomers Are Invited to Talk With Authors: Trevor G. Bond, Christine M. Fox

Improving Data Collection Through Rasch Measurement: A Continuing Study of Teacher Supply and Demand, Kelly D. Bradley, Shannon O. Sampson

Functional Equivalence of English and Chinese Versions of a Cognitive Development Test for Preschoolers, Edward Wolfe, Wei He

10:35 a.m. - 12:05 p.m. Delta Centre Ville / Salon 532

Rasch Measurement: Important Aspects of the Models

Chair: Gregory E. Stone, University of Toledo

The Confusion Over Rasch and IRT or Why Don't Some Psychometricians Get Along?, Everett V. Smith, David Andrich

The Effect of Missing Data of Rating Design on Parameter Estimations Using the Many-Facet Rasch Model, Shudong Wang, Michael Young, Holly Zhang

Detecting Measurement Disturbance Effects: The Graphical Display of Item Characteristic Curves, Randall E. Schumacker, Robert E. Mount, George A. Marcoulides

Computer-Adaptive Medical Outcome Assessment: A Comparison of the Rating Scale and Successive Interval Models, Barbara G. Dodd, Karon F. Cook, Donn Godin

8:15 p.m. - 9:45 p.m. Le Centre Sheraton Montreal / Salon B

Quantitative SIGs Joint Social

Educational Statisticians, Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Survey Research in Education, Structural Equation Modeling, Advanced Studies of National Databases, Rasch Measurement

Thursday, April 14, 2005

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Marriott Montreal Chateau Champlain / Maisonneuve, Section E & F

Professional Development Training

A Hands-on Introduction to Latent Class Models, Rasch Models and Their Extensions. Matthias von Davier.

Friday, April 15, 2005

10:35 a.m. - 12:05 p.m. Le Centre Sheraton Montreal / Salon 7

Using Rasch Measurement to Investigate Important Latent Traits

Chair: Trevor G. Bond, James Cook University

Developing an Objective Measure of Early Childhood Literacy, Stuart Luppescu, David W. Kerbow

Conditional Validation of Cognitive Structures With Rasch Measurement, Dimiter M. Dimitrov

Explanations of Translation Differences on Chinese and English Versions of a Language Test for Preschoolers, Xiaoting Huang, Edward Wolfe

Permanence of Marker Characteristics, Iasonas Lambros Lamprianou, Thekla Afantiti Lamprianou

12:25 p.m. - 1:55 p.m. Marriott Montreal Chateau Champlain / Salon 401

Engagement and Success of Freshmen

includes: A Multiple Methodological Approach to Personnel Evaluation Using Rasch Measurement Principles, IRT and Focus-Group Data, Christine M. Mills

1:15 p.m. - 1:55 p.m. Marriott Montreal Chateau Champlain / Salle de Bal Ballroom & Foyer

Rasch Analysis - Introduction to Software Packages

Rasch Measurement With Winsteps, Richard Smith, John M. Linacre

AERA Annual Meeting 2005: Rasch-related Papers … Rasch Measurement Transactions, 2005, 18:4 p. 9

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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Coming Rasch-related Events
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