UMassAmherst: Research, Educational Measurement, and Psychometrics (REMP)
Research, Educational Measurement, and Psychometrics (REMP)

Faculty, Staff, and Student Presentations
at AERA/NCME 2009: San Diego, CA

A number of faculty, staff, and students from CEA/REMP have had their research accepted onto the annual meeting programs of the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) and American Educational Research Association (AERA). These meetings wll be held in San Diego, CA, April 13-17, 2009.

  • Hambleton, R. K., and Lam, W. Redesign of State Achievement Tests Based on a Consideration of Information Functions (paper)
  • Parker, P., Keller, L. A., and Keller, R. R. The Examination of Four Equating Methods: The Effects of Reclassifying Students into Performance Categories and the Population Sensitivity Assumption (paper)
  • Patton, J. M., and Wells, C. S. The Standardization Method of DIF Detection: A Two-Stage Approach (paper)
  • Shea, C. Using a Mixture IRT Model to Understand Second Language Learner Performance on Large-scale Assessments (paper)
  • Copella, J. M., and Sireci, S. G. Interpreting Non-Uniform DIF (poster)
  • Meng, Y., Wells, C. S. and Hambleton, R. K. A Comparison of Methods for Handling Missing Data in Large-scale Assessment and the Impact on Assessing Dimensionality (poster)
  • Yoo, H., and Hambleton, R. K. Detection of Exposed Test Items in Computer-Based Testing Environments (poster)
  • Zenisky, A. L., Hambleton, R.K., and Sireci, S. G. Performing At or Above Proficient: The Reporting of NAEP Results in the Internet Age (paper)
  • Keller, L. A., and Wells, C. S. The Effect of Differentially Functioning Anchor Items on the Classification of Examinees (paper)
  • Ronald K. Hambleton, State of the state assessments (Discussant)
  • Ronald K. Hambleton, Standard-setting in an accountability. (Discussant)

  • Meng, Y., Zenisky, A. L., and Hambleton. R. K. Measurement Precision Analyses on Multi-stage Adaptive Test. (poster)
  • Sukin, T. The Effect of Deleting Anchor Items on the Classification of Examinees: An Exploration of Item Flagging Criteria and Anchor Item Properties. (poster)
  • Yoo, H. Effects of Test Length and IRT Model Selection on Precision and Classification Decisions in Computerized-Adaptive Testing. (poster)
  • Ronald K. Hambleton, Multidimensional scaling and profile analysis
  • (Discussant)

Also, please note that the University of Massachusetts Alumni Reception will be held on Thursday, April 16 from 7 to 9 pm at the San Diego Marriott Hotel & Marina (Marriott Hall Salon 6). More information about the reception can be found here.


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