[Rasch] Reminder + NEW INFORMATION on the Rasch Measurement Conference in Cape Town January 2015 (

Thomas Salzberger thomas.salzberger at gmail.com
Fri Oct 10 22:25:32 EST 2014


Dear subscribers to rasch at acer,


As you all probably know, the


Sixth International Conference on Probabilistic Models for Measurement in
Education, Psychology, Social Science and Health (Rasch6)


will take place in Cape Town, South Africa, from January 12 to 14, 2015.



*NEW INFORMATION ON EXTENDED DEADLINE:*

While the deadline for peer-reviewed abstracts expired recently, we are
pleased to announce that there is still an opportunity to take part in the
gathering of researchers and educators from all over the world who are
dedicated to Rasch measurement.

This event offers the opportunity to spread your ideas, engage in a lively
exchange with colleagues and get inspired by their thoughts - in short,
something you don't want to miss.

*The latest date for the submission of abstracts for guaranteed
participation is 30 November 2014.* (But please note accommodation
deadlines. So, you might want to submit as soon as possible.)



WORTH NOTING

Global meeting of Rasch researchers and educators
The conference is meant to be a gathering of people working with and
interested in Rasch measurement from all over the world.

Topics and Issues
The conference welcomes theoretical and methodological contributions as
well as applications from all fields of science.
Tracks include Psychometrics & Statistics; Epistemology, philosophy,
history; Education; Social Science; Health. For more details see the
conference web page at
*http://www.rasch.co.za/conference.php
<http://www.rasch.co.za/conference.php>*.

Pre-conference
A four day Rasch Modelling workshop with RUMM2030 will be offered prior to
the conference.
This workshop combines theoretical underpinnings of Rasch measurement and a
hands-on introduction into how to analyse data using RUMM2030. Details on
the web.

Accommodation
The very attractive offer of *discounted hotel accommodation expires on 27
November*.

Last not least
Rasch6 is a wonderful opportunity to visit South Africa.


WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO RECEIVING YOUR ABSTRACTS.
Don't miss this opportunity.
<http://www.rasch.co.za/conference.php>


Best

Tim Dunne, University of Cape Town (UCT),  tim.dunne at uct.ac.za

Thomas Salzberger, WU Vienna, Thomas.Salzberger at wu.ac.at

*http://www.rasch.co.za/conference.php
<http://www.rasch.co.za/conference.php>*
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