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Conference Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium (2012 : Jiaxing, China)
Title Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium (PROMS) 2012 conference proceeding / edited by Quan Zhang, Hong Yang.
Imprint Berlin : Springer, 2013.

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Conference Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium (2012 : Jiaxing, China)
Subject Rasch models -- China -- Congresses.
English language -- Ability testing -- China -- Congresses.
Alt Name Zhang, Quan, 1962-
Yang, Hong.
Description 1 online resource
Contents On the Potential for Improved Measurement in the Human and Social Sciences / William P. Fisher Jr., A. Jackson Stenner -- A Pilot Study Based on Rasch into the Appropriateness of the TOEIC Bridge Test for Chinese Students: Status Quo and Prospect / Quan Zhang, Mingzhu Miao, Chunyan Zhu -- Validating the Model of Predictors of Academic Self-Handicapping Behavior / Hafsa Mzee Mwita, Mohamad Sahari Nordin -- Implementing Formative Assessment in the Translation Course for English Majors--Taking Beijing Sport University as an Example / Siqi Lv -- Further Implementation of User Defined Fit Statistics / Daniel Urbach -- Investigating the Consequences of the Application of Formative Evaluation to Reading-Writing Model / Hong Yang, Hong Zhou, Yan Zhao -- Learning by Assessing in an EFL Writing Class / Trevor A. Holster, William R. Pellowe -- Construction and Evaluation of an Item Bank for an Introductory Statistics Class: A Pilot Study / Sieh-Hwa Lin, Pei-Jung Hsieh, Li-Chuan Wu -- The Impact of Unobserved Extreme Categories on Item and Person Estimates -- A Simulation Study / Edward Feng Li -- Assessment Report on Reading Literacy in Guangxi Ethnic Minority Region--Based on PIRLS 2006 Test Analysis / Jing Yu, Dehong Luo -- Extended Mantel-Haenszel Procedure for DIF Detection -- A Note on Its Implementation in ACER ConQuest / Xiaoxun Sun -- A Research on the Effectiveness of DynEd Computer-Assisted English Language Learning -- Taking Ningbo Polytechnic as an Example / Jingru Huang, Baixiang Wu -- Foreign Language Aptitude Components and Different Levels of Foreign Language Proficiency Among Chinese English Majors -- Motivation and Arabic Learning Achievement: A Comparative Study Between Two Types of Islamic Schools in Gansu, China / Juping Qiao, Kassim Noor Lide Abu -- Rasch-Based Analysis of Item and Person Fit -- A Language Testing Practice in Jiaxing University China / Guoxiong He, Huifeng Mu -- The Contribution of Lower-Level Processing to Foreign Language Reading Comprehension with Chinese EFL Learners -- Comparing Students' Citizenship Concepts with Likert-Scale / Joseph Chow.
Note International conference proceedings.
Print version record.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters.
Summary The Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium (PROMS) is held in Jiaxing, China August 6-9, 2012.Over the past years, PROMS has been promoting the research of and contributing to the development of Rasch Model in one way or another. As early as in 1980s, the ideas and concepts regarding IRT was first introduced into China by Prof. Shichun Gui, and it is Prof. Gui who first conducted with great success the ten-year long (1990-1999) Equating Project for Matriculation English Test (MET) in China. MET is the most influential entrance examination for higher education administered annually to over 3.3 million candidates then. The Equating Project won recognition by Charles Alderson and other foreign counterparts during 1990s. Academically, those were Good Old Days for Chinese testing experts and psychometricians. Then for certain reasons, the equating practice abruptly discontinued. Therefore, in China nowadays, the application of IRT-based software like BILOG, Parscale, Iteman 4 and others to real testing problem solving is confined to an extremely small 'band' of people. In this sense, PROMS2012 meets an important need in that it provides an excellent introduction of IRT and its application. And anyone who is seriously interested in research and development in the field of psychometrics or language testing will find such a symposium to be an excellent source of information about the application of Rasch Model. PROMS2012 focuses on recent advances in objective measurement and provides an international forum on both the latest research in using Rasch measurement and non-Rasch practice.
ISBN 9783642375927 (electronic bk.)
3642375928 (electronic bk.)
9783642375910
364237591X
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-3-642-37592-7.
OCLC # 849617105
Additional Format Print version: Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium (August 6th to 9th 2012 : Jiaxing, China), creator. Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium (PROMS) 2012 conference proceeding 9783642375910 (OCoLC)843811734



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