Please cite the current Winsteps computer program as:
Linacre, J. M. (2017). Winsteps® Rasch measurement computer program. Beaverton, Oregon: Winsteps.com
For this User's Guide, the citation is:
Linacre, J. M. (2017). Winsteps® Rasch measurement computer program User's Guide. Beaverton, Oregon: Winsteps.com
Linacre, J.M. (2017). Winsteps® (Version 3.93.0) [Computer Software]. Beaverton, Oregon: Winsteps.com. Retrieved January 1, 2017. 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 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 with Raters and Rating Scales: Rasch Models for Rater-Mediated Assessments, George Engelhard, Jr. & Stefanie Wind||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|
|Winsteps Tutorials||Facets Tutorials||Rasch Discussion Groups|
|Coming Rasch-related Events|
|April 10-12, 2018, Tues.-Thurs.||Rasch Conference: IOMW, New York, NY, www.iomw.org|
|April 13-17, 2018, Fri.-Tues.||AERA, New York, NY, www.aera.net|
|May 22 - 24, 2018, Tues.-Thur.||EALTA 2018 pre-conference workshop (Introduction to Rasch measurement using WINSTEPS and FACETS, Thomas Eckes & Frank Weiss-Motz), https://ealta2018.testdaf.de|
|May 25 - June 22, 2018, Fri.-Fri.||On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Core Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps), www.statistics.com|
|June 27 - 29, 2018, Wed.-Fri.||Measurement at the Crossroads: History, philosophy and sociology of measurement, Paris, France., https://measurement2018.sciencesconf.org|
|June 29 - July 27, 2018, Fri.-Fri.||On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Further Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps), www.statistics.com|
|July 25 - July 27, 2018, Wed.-Fri.||Pacific-Rim Objective Measurement Symposium (PROMS), (Preconference workshops July 23-24, 2018) Fudan University, Shanghai, China "Applying Rasch Measurement in Language Assessment and across the Human Sciences" www.promsociety.org|
|Aug. 10 - Sept. 7, 2018, Fri.-Fri.||On-line workshop: Many-Facet Rasch Measurement (E. Smith, Facets), www.statistics.com|
|Sept. 3 - 6, 2018, Mon.-Thurs.||IMEKO World Congress, Belfast, Northern Ireland www.imeko2018.org|
|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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