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

Faculty, Staff, and Student Presentations
at AERA/NCME 2013: San Francisco, 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 Francisco, CA, April 27-May 1, 2013.


Student Growth Percentile: More Noise than Signal?
Stephen G. Sireci, Craig S. Wells, Louise Bahry

Multistage Test Designs: Moving Research Results Into Practice
April L. Zenisky, Ronald K. Hambleton

Innovative Items to Measure Higher-Order Thinking: Development and Validity Considerations
April L. Zenisky, Stephen G. Sireci

Building - and Maintaining - Score Reports in a Challenging Assessment Context
April L. Zenisky

Score Reports for English Proficiency Assessments: Current Practices and Future Directions
Molly Faulkner-Bond, Minjeong Shin, Xi Wang, Stephen G. Sireci, April L. Zenisky, Eric Moyer (Pearson)

Examining the Interaction of School Variables and Type of Accommodation
Katrina Crotts

Investigating the Impact of Model Misfit on Parameter Invariance
Katrina Crotts, Craig S. Wells

Scholarly Focus on Technology at NCME Conferences and in NCME Journals
Kimberly Colvin, Jennifer Kobrin

Learning Progressions: A Proposed Validation Method
Amanda Soto, Melinda Taylor

Student Socio-Economic Status and the Stability of Student Growth Percentile Estimation
Amanda Soto, Lisa Keller

Investigating the Relationship Between Item Response Time and Cognitive Level
Xi Wang, Stephen G. Sireci

Identifying Consequential Item Parameter Drift in Mixed-Format Test
Xi Wang, Craig S. Wells, Ronald K. Hambleton

The Effect of Summer Learning Loss on Teacher Evaluation
Jerome Clauser, Daniel Lewis (CTB/McGraw-Hill)

Equating testlet-based tests using universe score estimates from a generalizability theory approach (poster)
MinJeong Shin

What You Can't See Can Hurt You: The Error in Growth Estimates
Andrea Hebert (Measured Progress, Inc.), Lisa Keller, Robert Keller (Measured Progress, Inc.), Jennifer Dunn (Measured Progress, Inc.)


A Comparison of Subtest Score Equating Methods
MinJeong Shin, Ronald K. Hambleton

Contemporary Methods for Evaluating the Comparability of Translated Tests
Stephen G. Sireci, Joseph Rios

Adaptation of a Working Memory Battery for Assessing Learning Difficulties in Native Spanish-Speaking Students
Joseph Rios, Lee H. Swanson

Assessing the IRT Invariance Property Under Violations of Local Independence
Joseph Rios, MinJeong Shin, Louise Bahry

Language-as-Resource in Language Instruction Educational Programs: Welfare or Profit-Share?
Molly Faulkner-Bond, Ellen Forte, S. Waring

Evaluation of Factors that Influence the Equating Process
Hanwook Yoo, Ronald Hambleton

Other Roles

Ronald K. Hambleton: Discussant in 'Let's Talk About How You Did': Research on Communicating Student Performance to Connect Assessment and Learning

Ronald K. Hambleton: Discussant in Analysis of Topics in JEM, EM:IP and NCME Program Bulletins

Stephen G. Sireci: Discussant in Improving Assessment of English Learners: Test Administration Formats, Accommodations, and Score Reporting

Craig S. Wells: Discussant in Differential Item Functioning (I)

April L. Zenisky: Discussant in Validity Connecting Assessment and Learning

Lisa A. Keller: Discussant in New Directions in Item Response Theory (AERA)

Lisa A. Keller: Session Chair in Exploring Reliability and Generalizability Theory (AERA)

Katrina M. Crotts: Moderator in Large Scale Assessment for ELs

Fernanda Gandara: Moderator in 'Let's Talk About How You Did': Research on Communicating Student Performance to Connect Assessment and Learning

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