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

Upcoming Conference:
REMP/CEA at NERA 2010


The annual meeting of the Northeastern Educational Research Association (NERA) will be held October 20-22, 2010 in Rocky Hill, CT. This year, many REMP/CEA faculty, staff, and students will be presenting their research. A listing of these presentations follows.

Note that more information about NERA and the 2010 conference, including the full conference program, can be found here.

The Role of Normative Performance Data in Standard-Setting
Jerome Cody Clauser, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Brian Clauser, National Board of Medical Examiners
Stephen G. Sireci, University of Massachusetts Amherst

A Comparison of Linear and Nonlinear Factor Analysis in Examining the Effect of a Calculator Accommodation on Math Performance
Minji Lee, University of Massachusetts Amherst

The Role of Model Selection in the Assessment of DIF and a Mixture Model Analysis
Yu Meng, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Craig S. Wells, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Jennifer Randall, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Student Mobility as an Indicator for Socioeconomic Status
Amy Semerjian, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Lisa Keller, University of of Massachusetts Amherst

A Comparison of SEM Software Packages in Assessing Test Dimensionality
Amy Semerjian, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Craig S. Wells, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Lisa Keller, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Bringing Innovation to Testing
Robert Cook, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Jason Schweid, University of Massachusetts Amherst

A Comparison of Methods for the Assessment of Measurement Invariance
Robert Cook, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Craig S. Wells, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Evaluating Examinee Motivation in Low-Stakes Assessment Using Item Response Time
Hanwook Yoo, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Lisa A. Keller, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Importance of Content Validation in Educational Testing
Stephen G. Sireci, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Katrina Crotts, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Detecting sources of DIF in polythomous items by cognitive interviewing
Isabel Benítez Baena, University of Granada, Spain
Jose Luis Padilla García, University of Granada, Spain
Stephen G. Sireci, University of Massachusetts Amherst
M. Dolores Hidalgo Montesinos, University of Murcia, Spain



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