[Rasch] [EXTERNAL] Equating question

Patrick Fisher pfisher at SportsMeasures.com
Sat Aug 24 05:12:49 AEST 2019


Thank you for confirming my suspicions Greg.

Patrick

On 8/23/2019 2:10 PM, Stone, Gregory wrote:
> Hi Patrick
>
> This sounds familiar. The real issue I see is with validity. If the 
> exams are not used for the same purpose no amount equating virtual or 
> otherwise will overcome this. Exams are valid for a purpose. We have 
> been asked to do the same thing and from my own perspective it does 
> not flow with our need for purpose.
>
> Cheers
> Gregory Stone
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> *From:* Rasch <rasch-bounces at acer.edu.au> on behalf of Patrick Fisher 
> <pfisher at SportsMeasures.com>
> *Sent:* Friday, August 23, 2019 1:20:22 PM
> *To:* rasch at acer.edu.au <rasch at acer.edu.au>
> *Subject:* [EXTERNAL] [Rasch] Equating question
>
> Hello Fellow Raschies,
>
> I've been presented with an equating issue that I am not certain can 
> be solved without starting from scratch.
>
> There is a certification board that wants to equate the exam of 
> doctoral residents to the board certification exam. There are no 
> common items and no common people. The populations of each exam are 
> distinctly separate.
>
> In my opinion, they should develop a new examination for everyone to 
> take, from the first year resident to the soon-to-retire uber 
> experienced attending. This way they will all be on the same scale.
>
> Thank you all very much!
>
> Kindest regards,
>
> Patrick
>
> -- 
> *Patrick B. Fisher, MA, President*
> SportsMeasures, Inc.
> DBA CharacterMeasures
> DBA Psychometric Consulting Associates
>
> PO Box 1205
> Moline, IL 61266-1205
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> pfisher at SportsMeasures.com <mailto:pfisher at SportsMeasures.com>
>
-- 
*Patrick B. Fisher, MA, President*
SportsMeasures, Inc.
DBA CharacterMeasures
DBA Psychometric Consulting Associates

PO Box 1205
Moline, IL 61266-1205
630.674.6783
pfisher at SportsMeasures.com

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