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Research, Educational Measurement, and Psychometrics (REMP)

Faculty News: Ronald K. Hambleton gives Linn Address at AERA in Vancouver


- DOWNLOAD a copy of Professor Hambleton's presentation as a PDF by clicking here. Note that this is a very large file (44MB).


Professor Ronald K. Hambleton, Distinguished University Professor in REMP within the Department of Educational Policy, Research and Administration at UMass' College of Education, was honored with the 2011 Robert L. Linn Address Award, given by Division D of the American Educational Research Association. As part of the award, Dr. Hambleton gave an invited address at the 2012 meeting of AERA held in Vancouver, Britsh Columbia.

Hambleton's talk is entitled "Getting Serious About Test Score Reporting: One of the Keys to Successful Educational Reform" and was held on Saturday, April 14, 2012 from 2:15pm - 3:45pm in the Vancouver Convention Center, First Level - West Room 109 & 110.

The Linn Award recognizes the important contributions of Robert L. Linn to educational measurement and assessment policy. This annual award honors a scholar whose work bridges educational measurement and some other significant area of research (e.g., assessment policy, learning theory, curriculum and instruction) and has resulted in a widespread positive impact on the field of educational measurement. These contributions may include theoretical or technical developments, conceptualizations of educational measurement issues that have enhanced public understanding of these issues, or innovative ideas that improve the validity and effectiveness of educational assessments.

Ronald K. Hambleton


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