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Winsteps, Ministeps, Bond&FoxSteps User Manual and User Guide

Please download Winsteps-ManualPDF.zip or Winsteps-Manual.pdf version 5.1.5.0.
Place it in your c:\Winsteps folder.

Winsteps-Manual.pdf has the same contents as Winsteps Help in about 750 printable pages.

  • Winsteps has all the capabilities described in the Winsteps User Manual PDF.
  • Ministep has all the capabilities described in the Winsteps User Manual PDF except that the dataset is limited to 75 persons (rows, cases) and 25 items (columns, response variables).
  • Bond&FoxSteps has enough of the capabilities described in the Winsteps User Manual PDF to analyze the relevant Bond & Fox example datasets.
 

Please download the book PDF "Rating Scale Analysis" (Wright & Masters, 1982) from www.rasch.org.
This book is the conceptual basis of Winsteps. The book extends Rasch item analysis and person measurement to attitude questionnaires, performance ratings and any other ordered category data. Describes and uses estimation procedures for the computer and hand calculator. Applications to three attitude questionnaires and two performance tests are described. ISBN 0-941938-01-8. LC# 81-84992.

 
Facets, Minifac, Bond&FoxFacets User Manual and User Guide

Please download Facets-ManualPDF.zip or Facets-Manual.pdf version 3.83.5.
Place the PDF in your c:\Facets or c:\Bond&FoxFacets folder.

Facets-Manual.pdf has the same contents as Facets Help in about 370 printable pages.

  • Facets has all the capabilities described in the Facets User Manual PDF.
  • Minifac has all the capabilities described in the Facets User Manual PDF except that the dataset is limited to 2,000 observations (responses, ratings, data points).
  • Bond&FoxFacets has enough of the capabilities described in the Facets User Manual PDF to analyze the relevant Bond & Fox example datasets.
 
Facform Data Formatter for Facets User Manual and User Guide

Please download Facform-ManualPDF.zip or Facform-Manual.pdf version 3.66.0.
Place the PDF in your c:\Facets or c:\Bond&FoxFacets folder.

Facform-Manual.pdf has the same contents as Facform Help in about 50 printable pages.

 

Please download the book PDF "Many-Facet Rasch Measurement" (Linacre, 1994) from Linacre-MFRM-book.pdf.
This book applies objective measurement to the ratings awarded by judges to persons on items of performance or any other many-facet situation. Derives the measurement model from Rasch's axioms and discusses estimation techniques. Extends objective measurement to multiple independent rank orderings. Examples of ratings and rankings are analyzed. ISBN 0-941938-02-6. LC# 94-76939.

 

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Rasch Publications
Applying the Rasch Model (Winsteps, Facets) 4th Ed., Bond, Yan, Heene Advances in Rasch Analyses in the Human Sciences (Winsteps, Facets) 1st Ed., Boone, Staver Introduction to Many-Facet Rasch Measurement (Facets), Thomas Eckes Rasch Models for Solving Measurement Problems (Facets), George Engelhard, Jr. & Jue Wang Statistical Analyses for Language Testers (Facets), Rita Green
Journal of Applied Measurement Rasch Analysis in the Human Sciences (Winsteps), Boone, Stave, Yale Rasch Measurement Models: Interpreting WINSTEPS and FACETS Output, R. Smith & S. Wind Fairness, Justice and Language Assessment (Winsteps, Facets), McNamara, Knoch, Fan Rasch Measurement: Applications, Khine
Probabilistic Models for Some Intelligence and Attainment Tests, Georg Rasch Rasch Models for Measurement, David Andrich Constructing Measures, Mark Wilson Aplicação do Modelo de Rasch (Português), de Bond, Trevor G., Fox, Christine M Invariant Measurement with Raters and Rating Scales: Rasch Models for Rater-Mediated Assessments (Facets), George Engelhard, Jr. & Stefanie Wind
Free Rasch Resources
Rasch Measurement Transactions - free Rasch Measurement research papers - free Winsteps Tutorials - free Facets Tutorials - free Many-Facet Rasch Measurement (Facets) - free, J.M. Linacre
Best Test Design - free, Wright & Stone Rating Scale Analysis - free, Wright & Masters Rasch Discussion Groups - free Diseño de Mejores Pruebas - free, Spanish Best Test Design  
Rasch Analysis from Other Perspectives
Rasch Models: Foundations, Recent Developments, and Applications, Fischer & Molenaar A Course in Rasch Measurement Theory, Andrich, Marais Rasch Models in Health, Christensen, Kreiner, Mesba Multivariate and Mixture Distribution Rasch Models, von Davier, Carstensen Applying the Rasch Model in Social Sciences Using R, Lamprianou
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Coming Winsteps & Facets Events
Dec. 4 - Dec. 6, 2021, Sat.-Mon. On-line conference: PROMS2021, Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium (T. Bond, Yanzi, R Statistics and more), proms.promsociety.org/2021/
Jan. 21 - Feb. 18, 2022, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Core Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps), www.statistics.com
May 20 - June 17, 2022, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Core Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps), www.statistics.com
June 24 - July 22, 2022, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Further Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps), www.statistics.com
Aug. 12 - Sept. 9, 2022, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Many-Facet Rasch Measurement (E. Smith, Facets), www.statistics.com
Oct. 7 - Nov. 4, 2022, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Core Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps), www.statistics.com
June 23 - July 21, 2023, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Practical Rasch Measurement - Further Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps), www.statistics.com
Aug. 11 - Sept. 8, 2023, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Many-Facet Rasch Measurement (E. Smith, Facets), www.statistics.com

 

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