Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium (PROMS) 2014 Conference Proceedings

Rasch and the Future

  • Quan Zhang
  • Hong Yang

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Quan Zhang, Tiantian Zhang
    Pages 17-24
  3. I. Blackman, E. Willis, L. Toffoli, J. Henderson, P. Hamilton, C. Verrall et al.
    Pages 25-41
  4. Nik A. Hisham, Kamal J. Badrasawi, Noor Lide Abu Kassim
    Pages 51-63
  5. Kamala Vainy Pillai, Rajah Rasiah, Geoffrey Williams
    Pages 87-98
  6. Junyu Cheng, Joshua Matthews, John Mitchell O’Toole
    Pages 99-114
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 287-390

About these proceedings


This book collects and organizes the original studies presented at PROMS 2014 conference on theories and applications of Rasch model.  It provides useful examples of the Rasch model used to address practical measurement problems across a range of different disciplines including: Item Response Theory (IRT), philosophy of measurement, dimensionality, the role of fit statistics and residuals, application, educational application, language testing, health related research, business and industrial application and Rasch-based computer software. PROMS 2014 (Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium) was held August 2 – 6, 2014 in Guangzhou, China. The goal of this conference is to bring together the researchers from academia, universities, hospitals, industry, management sector as well as practitioners to share ideas, problems and solutions relating to the multifaceted aspects of Rasch Model.


Educational application of Rasch model Item Response Theory Methods of language testing Philosophy of measurement Rasch Model application in social science research Rasch-based computer software

Editors and affiliations

  • Quan Zhang
    • 1
  • Hong Yang
    • 2
  1. 1.College of Foreign StudiesJiaxing UniversityJiaxingChina
  2. 2.College of Foreign StudiesJiaxing UniversityJiaxingChina

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