# Rasch - Winsteps - Facets Online Rasch Tutorial PDFs

Learn how to use Winsteps and Facets to do Rasch analysis

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There are many Rasch, Winsteps and Facets Video Explanations and Tutorials on YouTube and www.rasch.org/rasch.htm
Winsteps Rasch Tutorials
Instructor: Mike Linacre, Ph.D.

Tutorial 1. Software Operation, Dichotomous Data, and Data-file construction
Winsteps software installation and operation
Basic reporting
Pathways and bubble charts
Prettifying reporting
Rasch concepts and fundamental measurement
Dichotomous model, probabilities and logarithms
Constructing data files with Excel, SAS, SPSS, Stata

Tutorial 2. Fit Analysis and Rating Scales
Rasch-Andrich rating scale model
Item-category average measures
Model and empirical item characteristic curves
Rasch fit statistics for dichotomies: Infit and Outfit
Mean-square and standardized fit statistics
Polytomous fit statistics
Scalograms

Tutorial 3. Partial Credit Scales, Reliability and Anchoring
Rasch-Masters partial credit model
Polytomous models for subsets of items
Category probability curves
Category descriptions and thresholds
Standard errors and reliability
Anchoring

Tutorial 4. Differential Item Functioning and Dimensionality
Differential test functioning
Differential item functioning (DIF)
Uniform DIF and non-uniform DIF
Investigating multi-dimensionality
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Winsteps Rasch Tutorials - Further
Instructor: Mike Linacre, Ph.D.

Tutorial-Further 1. Analysis of dichotomous data
Winsteps software installation and operation
Analysis with missing data
Correlations and local fit-statistics
Item-person maps
Estimating measures from dichotomous data

Tutorial-Further 2. Analysis of polytomous data
Importing real, messy data from SPSS, SAS, Stata, Excel and more
Rescoring and cleaning up messy data
Polytomous models: Andrich rating-scale, Masters partial-credit, Grouped rating-scale
Polytomous estimation
Average measures and category thresholds

Tutorial-Further 3. Investigating test functioning
Anchoring (fixing) abilities, difficulties and rating-scale structures
Subtotals
Differential Item Functioning (DIF analysis)
Dimensionality

Tutorial-Further 4. Test equating
Test equating: separate and concurrent
Prettifying output
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Facets: Many-Facet Rasch Measurement Tutorials
Instructor: Mike Linacre, Ph.D.

Tutorial 1. Software operation and basic concepts
Facets Software installation and operation
Facets, elements, persons, items, raters
Data entry methods, including using Excel
Rasch measurement concepts
Dichotomous and polytomous models
Rasch measures and measurement rulers

Tutorial 2. Fit analysis and measurement models
A two-facet dichotomous analysis
Observations, measures, expectations and residuals
Mean-square and standardized fit statistics
Outfit and Infit statistics
A three-facet polytomous analysis
Reliability, separation and inter-rater reliability
Rating scale structures

Tutorial 3. Estimation and interactions
A four-facet polytomous analysis
Missing data
Bias/interaction analysis
Graphing interactions with excel
Recoding the data
Interactions with dummy facets

Tutorial 4. Anchoring
Connectivity, subset detection and remedies
Element anchoring and group anchoring
Prettifying output for communication
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Rasch Books and Publications: Winsteps and Facets
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 Advances in Applications of Rasch Measurement in Science Education, X. Liu & W. J. Boone Rasch Analysis in the Human Sciences (Winsteps) Boone, Staver, Yale Appliquer le modèle de Rasch: Défis et pistes de solution (Winsteps) E. Dionne, S. Béland
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 Invariant Measurement with Raters and Rating Scales: Rasch Models for Rater-Mediated Assessments (Facets), George Engelhard, Jr. & Stefanie Wind Aplicação do Modelo de Rasch (Português), de Bond, Trevor G., Fox, Christine M
Exploring Rating Scale Functioning for Survey Research (R, Facets), Stefanie Wind Rasch Measurement: Applications, Khine Winsteps Tutorials - free
Facets Tutorials - free
Many-Facet Rasch Measurement (Facets) - free, J.M. Linacre Fairness, Justice and Language Assessment (Winsteps, Facets), McNamara, Knoch, Fan
Other Rasch-Related Resources: Rasch Measurement YouTube Channel
Rasch Measurement Transactions & Rasch Measurement research papers - free An Introduction to the Rasch Model with Examples in R (eRm, etc.), Debelak, Strobl, Zeigenfuse Rasch Measurement Theory Analysis in R, Wind, Hua Applying the Rasch Model in Social Sciences Using R, Lamprianou El modelo métrico de Rasch: Fundamentación, implementación e interpretación de la medida en ciencias sociales (Spanish Edition), Manuel González-Montesinos M.
Rasch Models: Foundations, Recent Developments, and Applications, Fischer & Molenaar Probabilistic Models for Some Intelligence and Attainment Tests, Georg Rasch Rasch Models for Measurement, David Andrich Constructing Measures, Mark Wilson Best Test Design - free, Wright & Stone
Rating Scale Analysis - free, Wright & Masters
Virtual Standard Setting: Setting Cut Scores, Charalambos Kollias Diseño de Mejores Pruebas - free, Spanish Best Test Design A Course in Rasch Measurement Theory, Andrich, Marais Rasch Models in Health, Christensen, Kreiner, Mesba Multivariate and Mixture Distribution Rasch Models, von Davier, Carstensen
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Rasch, Winsteps, Facets online Tutorials

Coming Rasch-related Events: Winsteps and Facets
June 21 - July 19, 2024, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Rasch Measurement - Further Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps), www.statistics.com
Aug. 9 - Sept. 6, 2024, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Many-Facet Rasch Measurement (E. Smith, Facets), www.statistics.com
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Jan. 17 - Feb. 21, 2025, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Rasch Measurement - Core Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps), www.statistics.com
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June 20 - July 18, 2025, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Rasch Measurement - Further Topics (E. Smith, Facets), www.statistics.com
Oct. 3 - Nov. 7, 2025, Fri.-Fri. On-line workshop: Rasch Measurement - Core Topics (E. Smith, Winsteps), www.statistics.com

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