Ida Marais

Dr, MSc PhD Auck.

  • The University of Western Australia (M428), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 293 Citations
  • 8 h-Index
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Teaching overview

EDUC5638 Introduction to Rasch Measurement of Modern Test Theory

EDUC5606 Advanced Course in Rasch Measurement of Modern Test Theory


Psychological and Educational Measurement,
Rasch measurement,
Quantitative research methods in Psychology and Education,
Data simulation
My key research: the Rasch model as psychometric method for analysis of test and questionnaire data. This involves software development of a data simulation program - used as teaching tool at UWA as well as by colleagues internationally (e.g. Psychometrics course at the Psychometric Laboratory for Health Sciences, University of Leeds).


  • Educational and psychological measurement and assessment
  • Psychometrics
  • Rasch measurement
  • Quantitative research methods
  • Data simulation

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Research Output 2004 2019

  • 293 Citations
  • 8 h-Index
  • 26 Article
  • 3 Chapter
  • 2 Other chapter contribution
  • 1 Book

A legibility scale for early primary handwriting: Authentic task and cognitive load influences

Staats, C., Oakley, G. & Marais, I., 14 Apr 2019, In : Issues in Educational Research. 29, 2, p. 537-561 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
model analysis
cross-sectional study

A Rasch Model Analysis of the Emotion Regulation Questionnaire

Ireland, M. J., Goh, H. E. & Marais, I., 2018, In : Journal of Applied Measurement. 19, 3, p. 1-13

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

The Impact of Differential Item Functioning on the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-Being Scale

Goh, H. E., Marais, I. & Ireland, M. J., Apr 2018, In : Journal of Applied Measurement. 19, 2, p. 162-172

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public Policy
Analysis of Variance

Projects 2008 2019