ACSPRI Conference, Sydney, Australia, December 2006

Australian Consortium for Social and Political Research Incorporated

Objective Measurement in the Social Sciences Stream

Coordinator: Andrew Stephanou

The Polytomous Unidimensional Rasch Model: Understanding its Response Structure and Process, David Andrich, School of Education, Murdoch University

Psychometric Properties of the PsychoSomatic Problems Scale - an Examination Using the Rasch Model, Curt Hagquist, Karlstad University, Karlstad, Sweden

Predicting Fitness to Drive in People with Physical and/or Cognitive Impairment Using a Clinical Test, Lynn Kay, Anita Bundy & Lindy M. Clemson, School of Occupation and Leisure Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney

Measuring Task Embedded Information Processing Capacity During Occupational Performance: an Application of Rasch Measurement, Melissa Nott & C. Chapparo, School of Occupation and Leisure Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney

Does Attitudinal Ambivalence Necessitate the Bivariate Measurement of Attitudes? An Application of the Quasi-Rasch Hyperbolic Cosine Model, Joshua McGrane, School of Psychology, The University of Sydney

Developing a Diagnostic Assessment Instrument for Identifying Students' Understanding of Fraction Equivalence, Monica Wong, David Evans & Judy Anderson, The University of Sydney

The Motivation of Stereotypic and Repetitive Behaviour: Examination of Construct Validity of the Motivation Assessment Scale, Annette V. Joosten and Anita C. Bundy, School of Occupation and Leisure Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney

Refining an Instrumental Activities Daily Living Measure by Determining Category Functioning, Lindy Clemson, Anita Bundy, Lynnette Kay & Tim Luckett, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney

Maintaining a Common Unit in Social Measurement, Steve Humphry, University of Western Australia

PISA - The Programme for International Student Assessment - An Overview, Ross Turner, Australian Council for Educational Research

Using Differential Item Functioning to Enhance the Curriculum, Juho Looveer, NSW Department of Education and Training

Development of a Numeracy Achievement Scale to Assess Progress from Kindergarten Through Year 6, Juho Looveer, Joanne Mulligan & Susan Busatto, NSW Department of Education and Training; Macquarie University

Changes in Students' Mathematics Achievement in Australian Lower Secondary Schools Over Time, Tilahun Afrassa, SA Department of Education and Children's Services

The Impact of Moving Testing From August to May on Students' Achievement in Numeracy and Literacy: a Rasch Analysis, Tilahun Afrassa, SA Department of Education and Children's Services

Ameliorating Culturally Based Extreme Response Tendencies to Attitude Items: The Use of Item Response Models to Explore the Alternatives, Maurice Walker, Australian Council for Educational Research Melbourne, Australia

Using the Rasch Model in the Design of a New Curriculum Framework and to Moderate Teacher Assessments Within it, Andrew Smith, Office for Educational Review, Department of Education (Tasmania)

Norming the Progressive Achievement Tests in Mathematics with the Rasch Model, Charles Darr & Andrew Stephanou New Zealand Council for Educational Research; Australian Council for Educational Research

The ACSPRI Conference, Sydney, 2006, Stephanou, A. … Rasch Measurement Transactions, 2006, 20:3 p. 1069

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