2006 AERA-NCME Rasch-related Papers

San Francisco, April 7-11, 2006

Friday, April 7, 2006

Diverse Topics in Survey Research

SIG-Survey Research in Education

12:00m - 12:40pm Moscone Center West 3005

Applying the Rasch Rating-Scale Model in Survey Research: A Study of Black University Students' Perceptions of Marriage. Kelly D. Bradley (University of Kentucky), William E. Harris (University of Kentucky)

Measuring and Modeling in Learning Environment Research. SIG-Learning Environments

12:00pm - 2:00pm Moscone Center South 222

Parental Involvement and Classroom Learning Culture: A LISREL Analysis Using Rasch Model Instrumentation. Graham B. Dellar (Curtin University of Technology), Robert Frederick Cavanagh (Curtin University of Technology), Joseph Thomas Romanoski (Curtin University of Technology)

Diverse Explorations and Interpretations of Constructivist Theory, Research, and Practices . SIG-Constructivist Theory, Research and Practice

2:15pm - 3:45pm Moscone Center South 236

Dialogical Constructivism: Measurement Technology Can Mediate the Construction of Shared Meanings. William P. Fisher (Avatar International, Inc.), Jackson A. Stenner (MetaMetrics, Inc.)

Applying the Rasch Model in Educational Settings

SIG-Rasch Measurement

4:05pm - 5:35pm Moscone Center West 2009

Chair: Gilles Raiche (U. du Quebec a Montreal)

Deriving Proficiency Scales From Performance Indicators Using the Rasch Model. Michel D. Laurier (Université de Montréal), Jean-Guy Blais (Université de Montréal), Christian Rousseau (Quebec Ministry of Education)

Investigating the Fit and Functioning of a High-School Algebra Assessment for English Language Learners Using the Dichotomous Rasch Model. Shannon O. Sampson (University of Kentucky), Kelly D. Bradley (University of Kentucky)

Using Paired Comparison Matrices to Analyze Connectivity of Assessment Data. Mary Garner (Kennesaw State University)

Using Rasch Modeling to Compare Scientific Conceptions of High-School and University Students. Debra L. Panizzon (University of New England), Trevor G. Bond (Hong Kong Institute of Education)

Rasch Measurement SIG Business Meeting

SIG-Rasch Measurement

6:15pm - 8:15pm Moscone Center West 2009

Chair: Randall E. Schumacker (U. of North Texas)

Secretary: Steven Stemler (Wesleyan University)

Invited Address: The Ties That Bind. Richard Smith (Journal of Applied Measurement)

Saturday, April 8, 2006

Rasch Roundtables: Applied to Education and Caring Professions. SIG-Rasch Measurement

8:15am - 8:55am Moscone Center West 3005

An Investigation Into Variability of Tasks and Teacher-Judges in Second-Language Oral Performance Assessment: A Many-Faceted Rasch Measurement Analysis. Youn-Hee Kim (McGill University)

Assessment of the Rescoring Procedure for Discrepant Raters Using a Many-Faceted Rasch Rating Scale Analysis. Peter D. MacMillan (University of Northern British Columbia), Colin Chasteauneuf (University of Northern British Columbia)

Employing the Many-Facet Rasch Model to Investigate the Domains of the MSLSS. Kelly D. Bradley (University of Kentucky), Richard Gilman (University of Kentucky), Jessica Dawn Cunningham (University of Kentucky)

Mostly the Teacher Is the Test! Martin Kennings Caust (James Cook University)

Rasch Analysis of Functional Caregiving: A New Construct for Mothers' Caregiving. Nikolaus Bezruczko

Assessing Measurement Model Fit

Division D-Measurement and Research Methodology. Section 1: Educational Measurement, Psychometrics and Assessment

8:15am - 10:15am Renaissance Parc 55 / Aragon

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

Discussant: Ronald T. Mead (DRC)

An Investigation of the Power and Type I Error Rates for Winsteps' Fit Statistics. Huiqin Hu (Data Recognition Corporation), Guangrong Dai (Central Michigan University)

Explaining "Examinee Misfit" via Case Studies. Alexandra Petridou (The University of Manchester), Julian S. Williams (The University of Manchester)

Rasch Roundtables: A Focus on Methods

SIG-Rasch Measurement

12:25pm - 1:05pm Moscone Center West 3006

Interpreting Reliability Using Rasch Measurement Models. Randall E. Schumacker (University of North Texas)

Parallel Analysis for Dichotomous Data in the Context of Rasch Residual Principal Components Analysis. Gilles Raiche (Universite du Quebec a Montreal), Jean-Guy Blais (Université de Montréal)

A Comparison of the Rasch Model and Three-Parameter Model on Ability Estimation Based on Summed Scores. Angela T. Austin (CTB/McGraw-Hill), Seung W. Choi (CTB/McGraw-Hill)

Effects of Sample Size on the Multilevel Measurement Model DIF Detection. Kwang-Lee Chu (Harcourt Assessment, Inc.), C. Allen Lau (Harcourt Assessment, Inc.)

Use of Rasch Step and Scale Statistics in Identification of Category Order. Amjed Al-Owidha (University of Denver), Kathy E. Green (University of Denver), Jane Kroger (Universitetet i Tromso)

Rasch Measurement Investigations of DIF and Scaling

SIG-Rasch Measurement

4:05pm - 5:35pm Moscone Center West 2009

Chair: Steven Stemler (Wesleyan University)

CAT Ability Estimation With Varying Item Exposure Controls and Types of DIF Using the Partial Credit Model. Candace Macken-Ruiz (The University of Texas), Linda L. Hargrove (University of Texas at Austin), Barbara G. Dodd (University of Texas At Austin)

Evaluation of a Categorization Procedure on the DIF Results Produced by Winsteps. Yuming Liu (Riverside Publishing Company)

Understanding the Utility of Magnitude Estimation Scaling. Svetlana A. Beltyukova (The University of Toledo), Christine M. Fox (The University of Toledo), Gregory E. Stone (The University of Toledo)

Uniform Differential Item Functioning on the Basis of Birth Cohort in a Verbal Ability Test Used in National Public Opinion Surveys: A Rasch Analysis. Randall MacIntosh (California State University-Sacramento)

IRT Parameter Estimation

Division D-Measurement and Research Methodology.

Section 1: Educational Measurement, Psychometrics and Assessment

4:05pm - 6:05pm Renaissance Parc 55 / Cervantes

Rasch and 3PL Ability Estimates When the True Model is Multidimensional. Tammiee S. Dickenson (University of South Carolina-Columbia), Brian T. Habing (University of South Carolina)

Psychometric Research with Policy Implications for Certification & Licensure

Invited Symposium. NCME

4:05 p.m.-6:05 p.m., Nikko Ballroom I, E1

Organizer/Moderator: Thomas O'Neill, National Council of State Boards of Nursing

Discussants: G. Gage Kingsbury, NWEA; Barbara S. Plake, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Impact of English as a second language (ESL) status on NCLEX performance. Thomas O'Neill, Weiwei Liu, Michelle Reynolds, National Council of State Boards of Nursing

Assessing scientific content in an integrated, clinically relevant context. Gene A. Kramer, Laura M. Neumann, American Dental Association

Modeling item difficulty for performance assessments that include critical steps. Betty Bergstrom, Kirk Becker, Jim Masters, Timothy Muckle, Promissor

The implications of DIF and bias in certification testing. Russell W. Smith, Thomson Prometric

A comparison of traditional and IRT based item quality criteria. Brian Bontempo, Mountain Measurement, Jerry Gorham, Pearson VUE

Graduate Student Poster Session: NCME

4:05 p.m.-6:05 p.m., Nikko Ballroom III, E3

Comparing BILOG-MG and WINSTEPS in item parameter recovery of Rasch model. Chen-Miao Chen, Young-Sun Lee, Columbia University

Sunday, April 9

Assessment in the Professions:

From Testlets to Performance Exams

Division I-Education in the Professions

10:35am - 12:05pm Moscone Center North 111

Rater Effects in Clinical Performance Ratings of Surgery Residents. Cherdsak Iramaneerat (University of Illinois at Chicago), Carol M. Myford (University of Illinois at Chicago)

Monday, April 10, 2006

The Rasch Model Applied to Polytomous Data

SIG-Rasch Measurement

8:15am - 10:15am Moscone Center West 2004

Chair: Gregory E. Stone (The University of Toledo)

Calibrating a Single-Prompt Writing Test: An Investigation of Rasch Polytomous Model Behavior. Michelle LD Barrett (CTB/McGraw-Hill), Seung W. Choi (CTB/McGraw-Hill), Bruce F. Randel (McREL)

Is More Less? Impact of Number of Response Categories in Self-Reported Pain. Karon F. Cook (University of Washington)

Obtaining a Common Scale for a Mixed-Item Format Test Under the Partial-Credit Model. Daeryong Seo (Harcourt Assessment, Inc.), Se-Kang Kim (Harcourt Assessment, Inc.), Michael J. Young (Harcourt Educational Measurement), Husein M. Taherbhai (Harcourt Assessment, Inc.)

Rasch Measurement in Developing Faculty Ratings of Students Applying to Graduate School. Sooyeon Kim (ETS), Patrick Kyllonen (ETS)

Constructing Data, Modeling Worlds. Division C-Learning and Instruction. Section 3: Mathematics

10:35am - 12:05pm Moscone Center West 2006

Measuring Statistical Reasoning: Development of an Assessment System for Data Modeling. Xiaohui Zheng (University of California-Berkeley), Kristen Orourke Burmester (University of California-Berkeley), Tzur Karelitz (University of California-Berkeley), Mark R. Wilson (University of California-Berkeley)

Applications of Rasch Measurement Methods

SIG-Rasch Measurement

4:05pm - 5:35pm Moscone Center West 2005

Chair: Kelly D. Bradley (University of Kentucky)

A Comparison of Separate Versus Concurrent Methods After Centering Person Scale Under the Rasch Model. Daeryong Seo (Harcout Assessment, Inc.), Michael J. Young (Harcourt Educational Measurement), Se-Kang Kim (Harcourt Assessment, Inc.), Tim O'Neil (Harcourt Assessment, Inc.)

Objective Standard Setting for Judge-Mediated Examinations. Gregory E. Stone (The University of Toledo), Svetlana A. Beltyukova (The University of Toledo), Christine M. Fox (The University of Toledo)

Teaching for Social Justice: An Application of Rasch Measurement Principles. Larry H. Ludlow (Boston College), Sarah Enterline (Boston College), Marilyn Cochran-Smith (Boston College)

Using Rasch Measurement Model to Validate the Korean Version of the Marlowe-Crowne Social Desirability Scale. Hyun Soo Seol (Chung-Ang University)

Technical Issues in Test Equating

Division D-Measurement and Research Methodology. Section 1: Educational Measurement, Psychometrics and Assessment

4:05pm - 6:05pm Renaissance Parc 55 / Aragon

An Evaluation of Procedures for the Screening of "Affected" Common Items in Rasch-Based Equating. Nathan L. Wall (Harcourt Assessment, Inc.), Qing Yi (Harcourt Assessment, Inc.), Michael J. Young (Harcourt Educational Measurement)

Comparing Screening Approaches to Investigate Stability of Common Items for Test Equating. Alvaro J. Arce-Ferrer (Harcourt Assessment, Inc.), C. Allen Lau (Harcourt Assessment, Inc.)

Item Position and Item Difficulty Change in an IRT-Based Common Item Equating Design. Jason L. Meyers (Pearson Educational Measurement), Walter D. Way (Pearson Educational Measurement), Edward Miller (Texas Education Agency)

Tuesday, April 11

Measuring Trends in International Comparative Research: Results from the First Two Cycles of the OECD/PISA Study

SIG-Large Scale Assessment

8:15am - 10:15am Moscone Center West 2009

Research: Results From the First Two Cycles of the OECD/PISA Study

Chair: Geoff Masters (Australian Council for Educational Research)

Discussants: Mark R. Wilson (University of California-Berkeley).

David P. Baker (The Pennsylvania State University)

The Impact of Item Choice on the Measurement of Trends in Educational Achievement. Dominique Marie Lafontaine (Université de Liegrave;ge), Christian Monseur (Université de Liège)

The Estimation of Equating Error in Studies of Educational Trends. Christian Monseur (Université de Liège), Alla Berezner (Australian Council for Educational Research)

Use of Different Models for Estimating Trends. Raymond J. Adams (Australian Council for Educational Research), Eveline Gebhardt (Australian Council for Educational Research)

Examining the Student Effect of Effort in PISA: The Impact on the Validity of Trends. Jayne Butler (University of Melbourne), Raymond J. Adams (Australian Council for Educational Research)

Measuring the Socioeconomic Background of Students and Its Effect on Achievement in PISA 2000 and PISA 2003 . Wolfram H. Schulz (Australian Council for Educational Research)

AERA-NCME Rasch 2006 … Rasch Measurement Transactions, 2006, 19:3 p. 1036-40

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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