Make your next move with a deeper understanding of modern measurement theory. With 100% online part-time study, you can complete this exciting course in just 10 weeks while you advance your career.
Led by world-renowned researcher and psychometrician Professor Geoff Masters, this masters level course will unlock the practical understanding you need to get the most from Rasch – the measurement tool used to underpin student testing globally.
Understanding Rasch Measurement Theory provides a theoretical background with a strong emphasis on building practical skills in objective measurement, statistical analysis and evaluation. You’ll learn about objectivity in measurement, how to evaluate the consistency of data and how to measure group trends and individual growth – the nuts and bolts that underpin educational assessment.
Whether you’re a research student wanting to delve deeper into measurement theory, an educational professional seeking a practical understanding of the tool behind Progressive Achievement Tests (PAT), NAPLAN, PISA and TIMSS, or a data analyst looking to build on your statistical analysis skills, this course will help you achieve your goals from day one.
ACER has been responsible for developing the methods that sit behind Progressive Achievement Tests (PAT), NAPLAN, PISA and TIMSS and has driven the use of Rasch Measurement Theory in international contexts. Gain an in-depth understanding of ACER's perspective in the use of Rasch Measurement Theory and its application in educational contexts.
Use the Understanding Rasch Measurement Theory course as the perfect stepping stone to your masters degree, or as an independent course to build expert skills for a new or advanced career.