[Rasch] Rasch Measurement Workshop
rsmith at jampress.org
Tue Aug 27 05:57:13 EST 2013
Great Nick!! The name of the group that I was trying to think of was UDS, Uniform Data Systems, I think they are the official owners of the FIM.
Richard M. Smith, Editor
Journal of Applied Measurement
P.O. Box 1283
Maple Grove, MN 55311, USA
-------- Original Message --------
> From: Nikolaus Bezruczko <nbezruczko at msn.com>
> Sent: Monday, August 26, 2013 1:51 PM
> To: "rasch at acer.edu.au" <rasch at acer.edu.au>
> Subject: Re: [Rasch] Rasch Measurement Workshop
> Richard: FIM data just arrived!
> It took half hour to work through security layers before data finally downloaded. Had no idea it would be so complicated.
> > Date: Sun, 28 Jul 2013 16:15:31 -0500
> > From: rsmith at jampress.org
> > To: rasch at acer.edu.au
> > CC:
> > Subject: [Rasch] Rasch Measurement Workshop
> > JAM Press has scheduled a second Introduction to Rasch Measurement workshop for 2013. This is a three-day workshop conducted by Richard Smith,
> > Nikolas Bezruczko, and Stefanie Wind in Maple Grove, MN, on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, October 31, Noverber 1 and 2, 2013.
> > The workshop will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Maple Grove, MN, easily accessable from the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport.
> > The Fall 2013 workshop provides an introduction to Rasch measurement, covering all aspects of dichotomous and polytomous Rasch models. The topics covered
> > in this workshop have been revised to include several new topics that relate to large scale assessments. These include the Residual Analysis Tool, a
> > spreadsheet application that allows the use of item/person residuals to help guide instruction and curriculum decisions, decision consistency in Rasch
> > measurement, a key concept with high-stakes assessments, the Linear Logistic Test Model, essential to quality test item development, and IPARM: Item
> > and Person Analysis with the Rasch model, an enhanced person and item analysis program that provides considerably more disgnostic information than is
> > provides by most calibration programs. In addition the workshop will feature an additional half-day session on outcomes measurement in the health sciences
> > and an additional half-day session to work on WINSTEPS analyses.
> > Workshop attendees will receive a copy of four JAM Press book, Introduction to Rasch Measurement,
> > Rasch Measurement: Advanced and Specialized Applications, Criterion Referenced Testing: Practice Analysis to Score
> > Reporting using Rasch Measurement, and Rasch Measurement in Health Sciences and a one year subscription to the
> > Journal of Applied Measurement. The registration also includes a continental breackfast and lunch each of the three day.
> > Further information on the workshop, including registration and hotel information, can be found at the JAM Press website
> > (www.jampress.org). Simply click on the Rasch Measurement Workshops link to download the printable pdf file that includes
> > the workshop description and registration form.
> > Richard M. Smith, Editor
> > Journal of Applied Measurement
> > P.O. Box 1283
> > Maple Grove, MN 55311, USA
> > website: www.jampress.org
> > phone: 763-268-2282
> > fax: 763-268-2782
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