The Advanced Course in Rasch Measurement Theory and the application of RUMM2030 will be held from Wednesday 10 January 2018 to Tuesday 16 January 2018.
- theory of social measurement and Rasch models;
- revision of Rasch’s model for dichotomous responses and his original work;
- multiple choice items and guessing;
- understanding the Polytomous Rasch Model;
- model fit statistics;
- advanced understanding of differential item functioning (DIF): real and artificial DIF;
- vertical equating and DIF;
- assessing two violations of the assumption of local independence: multidimensionality and response dependence;
- facets analysis and analysis of longitudinal data; and
- reporting a Rasch analysis.
Students enrolled obtain:
- the study guide
- a set of lecture materials
- selected readings and
- a copy of the new RUMM2030 software for the duration of the course which expires on the 30th June 2018.