The NCME Applications of Educational Measurement and Assessment book series highlights key issues in measurement, assessment, and testing. Ideal for scholars, faculty, and graduate students of educational measurement and psychometrics as well as professionals in the testing and assessment industry, these books will help to transform our field with cutting-edge research, theory, and applied insights. To supplement the traditional hardback and paperback versions, each eBook has been published with an Open Access license and can be read in full at no cost.
Series Editorial Board
Kadriye Ercikan, Educational Testing Service, Chair (2021 – 2026)
Henry Braun, Boston College (2017 –2022)
Brian E. Clauser, National Board of Medical Examiners (2016 –2022)
Neil J. Dorans, Educational Testing Service (2018 –2023)
Rochelle Michel, Educational Records Bureau (2017 –2022)
Fritz Drasgow, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2017 –2022)
Melissa J. Margolis, National Board of Medical Examiners (2021 –2026)
Maria Araceli Ruiz-Primo, Stanford Graduate School of Education (2021 –2026)
Roy Levy, Arizona State University (2022-2027)
Classroom Assessment and Educational Measurement
Score Reporting Research and Applications
Preparing Students for College and Careers Theory, Measurement, and Educational Practice
Validation of Score Meaning for the Next Generation of Assessments The Use of Response Processes
By Victoria Yaneva, Matthias von Davier
May 31, 2023
Advancing Natural Language Processing in Educational Assessment examines the use of natural language technology in educational testing, measurement, and assessment. Recent developments in natural language processing (NLP) have enabled large-scale educational applications, though scholars and ...
By Melissa J. Margolis, Richard A. Feinberg
June 25, 2020
Integrating Timing Considerations to Improve Testing Practices synthesizes a wealth of theory and research on time issues in assessment into actionable advice for test development, administration, and scoring. One of the major advantages of computer-based testing is the capability to passively ...
By Susan M. Brookhart, James H. McMillan
July 16, 2019
Classroom Assessment and Educational Measurement explores the ways in which the theory and practice of both educational measurement and the assessment of student learning in classroom settings mutually inform one another. Chapters by assessment and measurement experts consider the nature of ...
By Henry Braun, Susan M. Brookhart, Chad W. Buckendahl, Linda L. Cook, Susan Davis-Becker, Neil J. Dorans, Fritz Drasgow, Kadriye Ercikan, Matthew M. Gaertner, Katie Larsen McClarty, Krista D. Mattern, James H. McMillan, James W. Pellegrino, Diego Zapata-Rivera
December 12, 2018
The NCME Applications of Educational Measurement and Assessment series includes edited volumes designed to inform research-based applications of educational measurement and assessment. Edited by leading experts, these books are comprehensive and practical resources on the latest developments in the...
By Diego Zapata-Rivera
August 15, 2018
Score reporting research is no longer limited to the psychometric properties of scores and subscores. Today, it encompasses design and evaluation for particular audiences, appropriate use of assessment outcomes, the utility and cognitive affordances of graphical representations, interactive report ...
By Katie Larsen McClarty, Krista D. Mattern, Matthew N. Gaertner
September 05, 2017
Preparing Students for College and Careers addresses measurement and research issues related to college and career readiness. Educational reform efforts across the United States have increasingly taken aim at measuring and improving postsecondary readiness. These initiatives include developing new ...
By Kadriye Ercikan, James W. Pellegrino
March 27, 2017
Despite developments in research and practice on using examinee response process data in assessment design, the use of such data in test validation is rare. Validation of Score Meaning in the Next Generation of Assessments Using Response Processes highlights the importance of validity evidence ...
By Susan Davis-Becker, Chad W. Buckendahl
March 08, 2017
Testing in the Professions focuses on current practices in credentialing testing as a guide for practitioners. With a broad focus on the key components, issues, and concerns surrounding the test development and validation process, this book brings together a wide range of research and theory—from ...
By Neil J. Dorans, Linda L. Cook
September 12, 2016
The importance of fairness, validity, and accessibility in assessment is greater than ever as testing expands to include more diverse populations, more complex purposes, and more sophisticated technologies. This book offers a detailed account of fairness in assessment, and illustrates the interplay...
By Henry Braun
January 19, 2016
Under pressure and support from the federal government, states have increasingly turned to indicators based on student test scores to evaluate teachers and schools, as well as students themselves. The focus thus far has been on test scores in those subject areas where there is a sequence of ...
By Fritz Drasgow
September 01, 2015
From early answer sheets filled in with number 2 pencils, to tests administered by mainframe computers, to assessments wholly constructed by computers, it is clear that technology is changing the field of educational and psychological measurement. The numerous and rapid advances have immediate ...