David Andrich

Professor David Andrich, has been named the inaugural Chapple Chair in Education at The University of Western Australia, commencing March 1, 2007. Vice-Chancellor Professor Alan Robson said the appointment marked a significant occasion in the university's history: "Professor Andrich is a leading international figure in theoretical studies of educational measurement and assessment and he is well known in Western Australia for his reports to the Curriculum Council on tertiary entrance assessment. His appointment is in keeping with the university's commitment to achieving international excellence."

"Managers who don't know how to measure what they want, settle for wanting what they can measure."
f-Law no. 51 of Russell Lincoln Ackoff.
Management f-Laws; Russell L Ackoff and Herbert J Addison, with considered responses by Sally Bibb; Triarchy Press

"Measure twice, cut once" - the Golden Rule of Carpentry

Journal of Applied Measurement: Volume 8, Number 1. Spring 2007

Attitudes, Order and Quantity: Deterministic and Direct Probabilistic Tests of Unidimensional Unfolding. Andrew Kyngdon and Ben Richards. 1-35

Conception and Construction of a Rasch-Scaled Measure for Self-Confidence in One's Vocabulary Ability. Michaela M. Wagner-Menghin. 36-47

Relative Precision, Efficiency and Construct Validity of Different Starting and Stopping Rules for a Computerized Adaptive Test: The GAIN Substance Problem Scale. Barth B. Riley, Kendon J. Conrad, Nikolaus Bezruczko, and Michael L. Dennis. 48-64

Bookmark Locations and Item Response Model Selection in the Presence of Local Item Dependence. Garry Skaggs. 65-83

Comparing Concurrent versus Fixed Parameter equating with Common Items: Using the Rasch Dichotomous and Partial Credit Models in a Mixed Item-Format Test. Husein M. Taherbhai and Daer Yong Seo. 84-96

Instrument Development Tools and Activities for Measure Validation using Rasch Models: Part I - Instrument Development Tools. Edward W. Wolfe and Everett V. Smith, Jr. 97-123

Miscellaneous Material … Rasch Measurement Transactions, 2007, 20:4 p. 1076

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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