[Rasch] Rasch Digest, Vol 84, Issue 10

Vahid Aryadoust vahidaryadoust at gmail.com
Fri Jul 20 13:19:57 EST 2012


Dear Anthony,

Common item linking is different from DIF analysis. In addition to Prof
Bond's book, this article is helpful:
http://pareonline.net/pdf/v10n4.pdf
WINSTEPS manual also discusses the method.

All the best,
Vahid





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> From: Anthony James <luckyantonio2003 at yahoo.com>
> Subject: [Rasch] Measurement invariance
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> Dear all,
> I have data for a scale and data for its translated version in another
> language. I want to ckeck measurment invariance across languages.
> There are no items or bilingual persons shared in the data.
> I was advised to use CFA and SEM or more sophisticated methods such as
> ESEM.
> I am wondering if there?s a technique within RM to investigate measurement
> invariance for my scale.
> Thanks for your help.
> Anthony
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> From: "Bond, Trevor" <trevor.bond at jcu.edu.au>
> Subject: Re: [Rasch] Measurement invariance
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> Dear Anthony,
> Surely you have equivalent items in two language versions? If so, you
> treat them as "common" items. WINSTEPS provides an analysis. B&F2, Chap 5
> describes a method?common item linking?and provides an XL spreadsheet.
> Does that help?
> Best
> TGB
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> From: Anthony James <luckyantonio2003 at yahoo.com<mailto:
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> Dear all,
> I have data for a scale and data for its translated version in another
> language. I want to ckeck measurment invariance across languages.
> There are no items or bilingual persons shared in the data.
> I was advised to use CFA and SEM or more sophisticated methods such as
> ESEM.
> I am wondering if there?s a technique within RM to investigate measurement
> invariance for my scale.
> Thanks for your help.
> Anthony
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> From: Anthony James <luckyantonio2003 at yahoo.com>
> Subject: [Rasch] Measurement invariance
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> Hi Trevor,
> All items should qualify to be considered as equivalent since one scale is
> the exact translation of the other.
> Do you mean I should combine data sets and then run DIF with one langauge
> group as focal and the other as reference?
> ?
> Thanks
> Anthony
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> From: "Bond, Trevor" <trevor.bond at jcu.edu.au>
> Subject: Re: [Rasch] Measurement invariance
> To: "<rasch at acer.edu.au>" <rasch at acer.edu.au>
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> Anthony,
> Common item linking in ch5 show s you how and why.
> T
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> On 20/07/2012, at 12:40 AM, "Anthony James" <luckyantonio2003 at yahoo.com
> <mailto:luckyantonio2003 at yahoo.com>> wrote:
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> Hi Trevor,
> All items should qualify to be considered as equivalent since one scale is
> the exact translation of the other.
> Do you mean I should combine data sets and then run DIF with one langauge
> group as focal and the other as reference?
>
> Thanks
> Anthony
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