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

Come One, Come All: The Fall 2009 Seminars!

The Center for Educational Assessment and the Research, Educational Measurement, and Psychometrics (REMP) concentrations at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst are pleased to present the following schedule of seminars for Fall 2009.

Monday, September 14, 2009
151 Hills South, 12-1:30 p.m.
Welcome / Start of Semester

Tuesday, September 15, 2009
151 Hills South, 12-1 p.m.
Current REMP Students
Topic: What I Did on My Summer "Vacation" (Psychometrically Speaking)

Monday, September 28, 2009
151 Hills South, 12-1 p.m.
Dr. Kathryn McDermott, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Topic: Why and How Policymakers Want to Use Educational Assessments

Monday, October 5, 2009
151 Hills South, 12-1 p.m.
Professor George Englehard, Emory University
Topic: TBA

Monday, October 13 AND October 19, 2009
151 Hills South, 12-1 p.m.
Current REMP Students
Topic: NERA Presentations

Monday, November 9, 2009
151 Hills South, 12-1 p.m.
Professor Lisa Keller and Professor Jennifer Randall, UMass
Topic: TBA

Monday, November 16, 2009
151 Hills South, 12-1 p.m.
Visitors from Educational Testing Service
  • Ida Lawrence, Senior Vice President for Research & Development
  • John Mazzeo, Associate Vice President for Statistics and Psychometrics
  • Mary Pitoniak, Lead Program Administrator in Research & Development/Associate Project Director for NAEP Research & Development (UMass Ph.D., 2002)

  • Monday, November 23, 2009
    151 Hills South, 12-1 p.m.
    Professor Steve Sireci, University of Massachusetts Amherst
    Topic: Mi Sabbatical en Espana

    Monday, December 7, 2009
    151 Hills South, 12-1 p.m.
    Dr. Eduardo Fonseca, University of Oviedo
    Topic: TBA

    Tuesday, December 8, 2009
    151 Hills South, 12-1 p.m.
    Holiday Fiesta
    Topic: Eating, drinking, and being merry

This schedule is subject to change/updating; please contact the Research and Evaluation Methods Program office at (413) 545-0262 with questions about the seminar series.

Version: September 14, 2009



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