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

Center for Educational Assessment/Research, Educational Measurement, and Psychometrics (REMP) concentration Seminar Series for Spring 2006

The Center for Educational Assessment and the Research, Educational Measurement, and Psychometrics (REMP) concentration at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst are pleased to present the following schedule of seminars for Spring 2006.

Monday, January 30, 2006
151 Hills South, 1-3 p.m.
Andreas Oranje, Educational Testing Service
Topic: On plausible imputations and multiple values: statistical analysis of the National Assessment of Educational Progress

Monday, February 13, 2006
151 Hills South, 12-1 p.m.
Dean Christine McCormick, UMass College of Education
Topic: Metacognitive Knowledge and Processes in Learning and Assessment

Monday, February 27, 2006
267 Hills South, 9:15-11:45 a.m.
Kevin Sweeney, Measured Progress
Topic: How to Scale Policy Makers' Decisions

Wednesday or Thursday, March 1 or 2, 2006
151 Hills South, 12-1 p.m.
Richard M. Luecht, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Topic: TBA

Monday, March 13, 2006
267 Hills South 9:15-11:45 a.m.
Stanley Rabinowitz, WestEd
Topic: Coexistence of Technical, Policy, and Political Concerns on Educational Initiatives

Monday, March 27, 2006
151 Hills South, 12-1:30 p.m.
REMP Student NCME/AERA Presentations

Wednesday, April 19, 2006
267 Hills South, 9:15-11:45 a.m.
Richard Hill, National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment
Topic: Conflicts Between Competing Goals in Assessment Accountability Design

Monday, April 24, 2006
267 Hills South, 9:15-11:45 a.m.
Howard Wainer, National Board of Medical Examiners
Topic: Value Added Models

Wednesday April 26, 2006
267 Hills South 9:15-11:45 a.m.
Kwon Chan, UMass School of Management
Topic: Survival Analysis

Monday, May 1, 2006
267 Hills South, 9:15-11:45 a.m.
Rachel Quenemon, National Center for Educational Outcomes
Topic: Assessment Policies for Students with Disabilities

Wednesday, May 3, 2006 and Wednesday, May 10, 2006
267 Hills South 9:15-11:45 a.m.
Hariharan Swaminathan, University of Connecticut
Topic: Multilevel modeling and growth curve modeling

Please contact the Research and Evaluation Methods Program office with questions about the seminar series (413) 545-0262.

 

Version: January 31, 2006

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