References

Please cite the current Winsteps computer program as:

 

Linacre, J. M. (2016). Winsteps® Rasch measurement computer program. Beaverton, Oregon: Winsteps.com

 

For this User's Guide, the citation is:

 

Linacre, J. M. (2016). Winsteps® Rasch measurement computer program User's Guide. Beaverton, Oregon: Winsteps.com

 

APA Style:

Linacre, J.M. (2016). Winsteps® (Version 3.92.0) [Computer Software]. Beaverton, Oregon: Winsteps.com. Retrieved January 1, 2016. Available from http://www.winsteps.com/

 

RSA means Wright B.D. & Masters G.N. Rating Scale Analysis, Chicago: MESA Press, 1982, especially p. 100: www.rasch.org/books.htm

BTD means Wright B.D. & Stone M.H. Best Test Design, Chicago: MESA Press, 1979: www.rasch.org/books.htm

 

Other recommended sources:

Rasch Measurement Transactions: www.rasch.org/rmt/

Journal of Applied Measurement: www.jampress.org

"Applying the Rasch Model: Fundamental Measurement in the Human Sciences", by Trevor G. Bond & Christine M. Fox, 2001. Mahwah NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Assoc. 0-8058-3476-1. Authors' website. Using Winsteps: Bond & Fox examples

"Introduction to Rasch Measurement", Everett V. Smith, Jr. & Richard M. Smith (Eds.) JAM Press, 2004 www.jampress.org

Rasch, G. (1960). Probabilistic Models for Some Intelligence and Attainment Tests (Reprint, with Foreword and Afterword by B. D. Wright, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1980). Copenhagen, Denmark: Danmarks Paedogogiske Institut. www.rasch.org/books.htm
 

Some Rasch papers available online:

For quick access to online papers, Google "+Winsteps +Rasch +Linacre filetype:pdf" - as of November 2009, this produced 2,290 hits.

 

www.uky.edu/~kdbrad2/Rasch_Symposium.pdf Constructing and Evaluating Measures: Applications of the Rasch Measurement Model

www.ajpe.org/legacy/pdfs/aj660304.pdf Validation of Authentic Performance Assessment: A Process Suited for Rasch Modeling

pareonline.net/pdf/v10n4.pdf Test Equating by Common Items and Common Subjects: Concepts and Applications

www.jalt.org/pansig/2005/HTML/Weaver.htm How entrance examination scores can inform more than just admission decisions (skip the short section in Japanese).

 

Other Winsteps references (please submit yours if you want it listed here):

Peeters M.J., Stone G.E. (2009). An instrument to objectively measure pharmacist professionalism as an outcome: a pilot study. Canadian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, 62(3), 209-16.


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Rasch Publications
Rasch Measurement Transactions (free, online) Rasch Measurement research papers (free, online) Probabilistic Models for Some Intelligence and Attainment Tests, Georg Rasch Applying the Rasch Model 3rd. Ed., Bond & Fox Best Test Design, Wright & Stone
Rating Scale Analysis, Wright & Masters Introduction to Rasch Measurement, E. Smith & R. Smith Introduction to Many-Facet Rasch Measurement, Thomas Eckes Invariant Measurement: Using Rasch Models in the Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences, George Engelhard, Jr. Statistical Analyses for Language Testers, Rita Green
Rasch Models: Foundations, Recent Developments, and Applications, Fischer & Molenaar Journal of Applied Measurement Rasch models for measurement, David Andrich Constructing Measures, Mark Wilson Rasch Analysis in the Human Sciences, Boone, Stave, Yale
in Spanish: Análisis de Rasch para todos, Agustín Tristán Mediciones, Posicionamientos y Diagnósticos Competitivos, Juan Ramón Oreja Rodríguez
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July 30-31, 2016, Sat.-Sun. PROMS 2016 Pre-Conference Workshop, Xi'an, China, confchina.com
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Aug. 1 - Nov. 25, 2016, Mon.-Fri. On-line course: Introduction to Classical and Rasch Measurement Theories EDU5638 (D. Andrich, RUMM2030), www.education.uwa.edu.au
Aug. 3-5, 2016, Wed.-Fri. IMEKO 2016 TC1-TC7-TC13 Joint Symposium, Berkeley, CA, imeko-tc7-berkeley-2016.org
Aug. 12 - Sept. 9, 2016, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Many-Facet Rasch Measurement (E. Smith, Facets), www.statistics.com
Sept. 2 - Oct. 14, 2016, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Rasch Applications, Part 1: How to Construct a Rasch Scale (W.P. Fisher, Jr.), www.statistics.com
Sept. 28-30, 2016, Wed.-Fri. In-person workshop: Introductory Rasch (M. Horton, RUMM), Leeds, UK, www.leeds.ac.uk/medicine/rehabmed/psychometric
Oct. 3-5, 2016, Mon.-Wed. In-person workshop: Intermediate Rasch (M. Horton. Tennant, RUMM), Leeds, UK, www.leeds.ac.uk/medicine/rehabmed/psychometric
Oct. 6-7, 2016, Thur.-Fri. In-person workshop: Advanced Rasch (M. Horton, RUMM), Leeds, UK, www.leeds.ac.uk/medicine/rehabmed/psychometric
Oct. 14 - Nov. 11, 2016, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Core Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps), www.statistics.com
Nov. 11, 2016, Fri. In-person workshop: 11th International Workshop on Rasch Models in Business Administration, Tenerife, Spain, www.ull.es
Dec. 7-9, 2016, Wed.-Fri. In-person workshop: Introductory Rasch (M. Horton, RUMM), Leeds, UK, www.leeds.ac.uk/medicine/rehabmed/psychometric
Jan. 6 - Feb. 3, 2017, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Core Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps), www.statistics.com
May 26 - June 23, 2017, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Core Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps), www.statistics.com
June 30 - July 29, 2017, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Further Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps), www.statistics.com
Aug. 11 - Sept. 8, 2017, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Many-Facet Rasch Measurement (E. Smith, Facets), www.statistics.com
Aug. 18-21, 2017, Fri.-Mon. IACAT 2017: International Association for Computerized Adaptive Testing, Niigata, Japan, iacat.org
Oct. 13 - Nov. 10, 2017, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Core Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps), www.statistics.com
Jan. 5 - Feb. 2, 2018, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Core Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps), www.statistics.com
Jan. 10-16, 2018, Wed.-Tues. In-person workshop: Advanced Course in Rasch Measurement Theory and the application of RUMM2030, Perth, Australia (D. Andrich), Announcement
Jan. 17-19, 2018, Wed.-Fri. Rasch Conference: Matilda Bay Club, Perth, Australia, Website
May 25 - June 22, 2018, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Core Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps), www.statistics.com
June 29 - July 27, 2018, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Further Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps), www.statistics.com
Aug. 10 - Sept. 7, 2018, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Many-Facet Rasch Measurement (E. Smith, Facets), www.statistics.com
Oct. 12 - Nov. 9, 2018, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Core Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps), www.statistics.com
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