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

Center for Educational Assessment/Research and Evaluation Methods Program Seminar Series for Fall 2007

The Center for Educational Assessment and the Research and Evaluation Methods Program at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst are pleased to present the following schedule of seminars for Fall 2007.

Monday, September 10, 2007
151 Hills South, 12-1 p.m.
Welcome / Start of Semester

Monday, September 24, 2007
151 Hills South, 12-1 p.m.
REMP Faculty, CEA Staff
Topic: CEA Projects

Tuesday, October 9, 2007
151 Hills South, 12-1 p.m.
Denny Way, Pearson Educational Measurement
Topic: Research Challenges and Opportunities in a For-Profit Testing Company

Wednesday, October 10, 2007
151 Hills South, 12-2 p.m.
REMP students
Topic: NERA Preparation

Monday, October 15, 2007
151 Hills South, 12-1 p.m.
REMP students
Topic: NERA Preparation

Monday, October 22, 2007
151 Hills South, 12-1 p.m.
Bruno Zumbo, University of British Columbia
Topic: On Estimating Test Reliability When One Has Outliers or Likert (Rating Scale) Item Response Formats

Monday, October 29, 2007
151 Hills South, 12-1 p.m.
Barbara Byrne, University of Ottawa
Topic: Structural Equation Modeling with EQS: A Brief Sojourn

This schedule is subject to change/updating; please contact the Research, Educational Measurement, and Psychometrics (REMP) concentration office at (413) 545-0262 with questions about the seminar series.

Version: September 29, 2007



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