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Please cite the current Winsteps computer program as:

 

Linacre, J. M. (2014). Winsteps® Rasch measurement computer program. Beaverton, Oregon: Winsteps.com

 

For this User's Guide, the citation is:

 

Linacre, J. M. (2014). Winsteps® Rasch measurement computer program User's Guide. Beaverton, Oregon: Winsteps.com

 

APA Style:

Linacre, J.M. (2014). Winsteps® (Version 3.81.0) [Computer Software]. Beaverton, Oregon: Winsteps.com. Retrieved January 1, 2014. 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).


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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 2nd. Ed., Bond & Fox (Winsteps) Best Test Design, Wright & Stone Rating Scale Analysis, Wright & Masters
Rasch Analysis in the Human Sciences, W. Boone, J. Staver, M. Yale Introduction to Many-Facet Rasch Measurement, Thomas Eckes (Facets) Invariant Measurement: Using Rasch Models in the Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences, George Engelhard, Jr. (Facets)
Statistical Analyses for Language Testers, Rita Green (Winsteps, Facets) Rasch Models: Foundations, Recent Developments, and Applications, Fischer & Molenaar Journal of Applied Measurement
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Dec. 3-5, 2014, Wed.-Fri. In-person workshop: Introductory Rasch (A. Tennant, RUMM), Leeds, UK, www.leeds.ac.uk/medicine/rehabmed/psychometric
Jan. 12-14, 2015, Mon.-Wed. 6th Rasch Conference: Sixth International Conference on Probabilistic Models for Measurement in Education, Psychology, Social Science and Health, Cape Town, South Africa www.rasch.co.za/conference.php
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