Applying the Rasch Model
(A full price paying customer submitted the following
review to Amazon.com)
Rasch Modeling for Mere Mortals, May 14, 2001
I expected this book to be another barely understandable book on Rasch-type
model fitting, written by authors who's principle purpose is first to dazzle
readers, then discourage them with mysterious statistical spells and
mathematical enchantments. I was wrong. This is a highly readable book which
contains powerful arguments for the application and utility of the Rasch model.
The content is rational, and it's presentation lucid. After a few pages it
becomes surprisingly clear these authors actually like their subject and want
to share it with others!
If the statistically challenged wish to learn more about a very important
new direction in measurement, and can afford only one text, this should be the
George W. Dudley