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Professor David Andrich

Director
Pearson Psychometrics Laboratory

Contact details
Address
Pearson Psychometrics Laboratory
The University of Western Australia (M428)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 1085
Fax
+61 8 6488 1052
Email
david.andrich@uwa.edu.au

Chapple Chair in Education
Education, Graduate School of

Contact details
Address
Graduate School of Education
The University of Western Australia (M428)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 1085
Fax
+61 8 6488 1052
Email
david.andrich@uwa.edu.au
Personal homepage
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Andrich
Qualifications
BSc MEd W.Aust., PhD Chic., FASSA
Publications
Conference Presentations

Andrich, D (2008) The polytomous Rasch model and malfunctioning assessments in ordered categories: Implications for the responsible analysis of such assessments. Keynote invitational presentation. International Conference on Outcomes Measurement. Washington, USA. September.

Andrich, D and Sheridan, B. (2008) Identifying the degree of multidimensionality in tests with a subscale structure using the Rasch model. Third International Conference on Measurement in Health, Education, Psychology and Marketing: Developments with Rasch Models. Perth, Western Australia. January.

Andrich, D., Kreiner, S. and Leunbach, G. (2008) Using the polytomous Rasch model as a power series distribution to equate tests. Third International Conference on Measurement in Health, Education, Psychology and Marketing: Developments with Rasch Models. Perth, Western Australia. January.

Andrich, D. and Styles, I.M. (2008) Identifying distractors which justify partial credit in multiple choice items: a routine application of a polytomous Rasch model hypothesis. Third International Conference on Measurement in Health, Education, Psychology and Marketing: Developments with Rasch Models. Perth, Western Australia. January.

Holland, S. and Andrich, D. (2008) Measurement of student–teacher adaptive strategies in a cross cultural setting using principles of the Rasch measurement model.. Third International Conference on Measurement in Health, Education, Psychology and Marketing: Developments with Rasch Models. Perth, Western Australia. January.

Andrich, D. and Luo, G. (2008) Inferring an experimentally independent response space for the Rasch model for ordered categories from its experimentally dependent subspace. Third International Conference on Measurement in Health, Education, Psychology and Marketing: Developments with Rasch Models. Perth, Western Australia. January.

Andrich, D. (2008) Compelling historical and practical reasons for strong measurement theory in scientific research. Invited symposium: Reading Rasch closely: the history and future of measurement. American Educational Research Association Meeting, March, New York.

Humphry, S. & Andrich, D. (2008) The Rasch model across more than one frame of reference. American Educational Research Association Meeting, March, New York.

Marais, I & Andrich, D. (2008) Formalizing the Distinction Between Dimension and Response Violations of Local Independence in the Unidimensional Rasch Model. National Council for Measurement in Education, March, New York

Journal publications

Marais, I. & Andrich, D. (2008) Effects of varying magnitude and patterns of local dependence in the unidimensional Rasch model. Journal of Applied Measurement. 9 (2) ,105 – 124.

Marais, I. & Andrich, D. (2008) Formalising dimension and response violations of local independence in the unidimensional Rasch model.. Journal of Applied Measurement, 9(3), 200-215.

Humphry, S. & Andrich, D. (2008) Understanding the unit implicit in the Rasch model. Journal of Applied Measurement. 9, 249 – 264.

Book Chapters

Andrich, D. & Styles, I. M. Distractors with information in multiple choice items: A rationale based on the Rasch model. In Smith, E. and Stone, G. (Editors). 47 Pages. Proofs have been corrected.

Andrich, D. Understanding the response structure and process in the polytomous Rasch model. In Handbook of Polytomous Item Response Theory Models: Developments and Applications. M. Nering and R. Ostini (Eds.) Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc. Invited Chapter submitted and accepted, and in the process of being published.

Papers in preparation

Andrich, D (2008) Inferring experimentally independent Bernoulli variables from a response in one of more than two ordered categories: implications for decisions made in assessments. Completed and in the process of being submitted to Psychological Methods.

Andrich, D & Surla, D. (2008) Sufficiency and conditional estimation of person parameters in the polytomous Rasch model. To be submitted to Psychometrika, 2009.

Andrich, D. The change of metric in applying the Rasch model to quantify and account for response dependence between items. To be submitted to Psychometrika, 2009.

Andrich, D. & Hagquist, C. Distinguishing Between Real and Artificial Differential Item Functioning: An Application Using the Polytomous Rasch Model. To be submitted to Applied Psychological Measurement, 2009.

Funding received
Grants

Andrich, D and Humphry, S. (2008 – 2010) Maintaining a precise, invariant unit in state, national and international educational Australian Research Council Linkage Grant. $390 000 and Industry Partners ($210000): Curriculum Council of Western Australia and Pearson Testing & Assessment Australia, together with supplementary funding from the National Performance Monitoring and Reporting Taskforce (PMRT) ($120 000)

ARC Industry Partners National
2008 120 000 70 000 40 000
2009 120 000 70 000 40 000
2010 150 000 70 000 40 000
Total 390 000 210 000 120 000

Andrich, D. & Louden, W. (2008 – 2010) Endowment of the Pearson Psychometric Laboratory by Pearson PLC $667,702
Teaching
Andrich, D Two-week Professional development Introduction and Advanced courses in Rasch measurement. January. Enrolment fee ($1500 per student). 20 enrolments.

Andrich, D and Marais, I International On-line professional development course: Introduction to Rasch measurement. Semester 2. Enrolment fee ($1000 per student). 26 Enrolments from 14 countries.

Andrich, D and Marais, I Masters level course: Introduction to Rasch Measurement of Modern Test Theory: 6 Enrolments. Semester 2.

Professional Development Workshops

Andrich, D., Marais, I. & Humphry, S. Theme of the Workshop The role of the arbitrary unit in the Rasch model and its various implications. ARC Linkage Grant Measurement Workshop 1-2 October 2008, Melbourne.
Current external positions
Editorial Board,
Applied Psychological Measurement (1986- )
Sage.

Chair: Organizing and scientific committees for the Third International Conference on Rasch measurement, UWA, Perth Western Australia.

Member, AESOC Steering Group – National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy, Expert Advisory Group

Member, Curriculum Council of Western Australia, Expert Measurement and Assessment Advisory Group

Member, National Australia Bank, Schools First Education Advisory Council.

Reviewer of papers for several journals
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

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