1st Edition

NCME Applications of Educational Measurement and Assessment



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ISBN 9781138602403
Published December 12, 2018 by Routledge
1890 Pages

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Book Description

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 field. Routledge is pleased to make this forward-thinking collection of books available as a discounted bulk purchase.

This package contains the following paperback titles:

  1. Technology and Testing: Improving Educational and Psychological Measurement edited by Fritz Drasgow
  2. Meeting the Challenges to Measurement in an Era of Accountability edited by Henry Braun
  3. Fairness in Educational Assessment and Measurement edited by Neil J. Dorans and Linda L. Cook
  4. Testing in the Professions: Credentialing Policies and Practice edited by Susan Davis-Becker and Chad W. Buckendahl
  5. Validation of Score Meaning for the Next Generation of Assessments: The Use of Response Processes edited by Kadriye Ercikan and James W. Pellegrino
  6. Preparing Students for College and Careers: Theory, Measurement, and Educational Practice edited by Katie Larsen McClarty, Krista D. Mattern, and Matthew N. Gaertner
  7. Score Reporting Research and Applications edited by Diego Zapata-Rivera
  8. Classroom Assessment and Educational Measurement edited by Susan M. Brookhart and James H. McMillan

Table of Contents

1. Score Reporting Research and Applications edited by Diego Zapata-Rivera 2. Preparing Students for College and Careers edited by Katie Larsen McClarty, Krista D. Mattern, and Matthew N. Gaertner 3. Validation of Score Meaning for the Next Generation of Assessments edited by Kadriye Ercikan and James W. Pellegrino 4. Testing in the Professions edited by Susan Davis-Becker and Chad W. Buckendahl 5. Fairness in Educational Assessment and Measurement edited by Neil J. Dorans and Linda L. Cook 6. Meeting the Challenges to Measureability in an Era of Accountability edited by Henry Braun 7. Technology and Testing edited by Fritz Drasgow

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Editor(s)

Biography

Henry Braun is Boisi Professor of Education and Public Policy and Director of the Center for the Study of Testing, Evaluation and Education Policy in the Lynch School of Education at Boston College, USA.

Susan M. Brookhart is Professor Emerita in the School of Education at Duquesne University, USA, and an independent educational consultant.

Chad W. Buckendahl is a Partner with ACS Ventures, LLC, USA.

Linda L. Cook, President of the NCME in 2011-2012, was employed at Educational Testing Service in Princeton, NJ from 1978 until she retired in 2010. While at ETS, she served as Vice President of the Assessment Division and Executive Director of the SAT testing program. Improving the fairness of inferences made from assessments remains a major professional focus for her, particularly in the area of accessibility.

Susan Davis-Becker is a Partner with ACS Ventures, LLC, USA.

Neil J. Dorans is in the Center for Statistical and Psychometric Theory and Practice in the Research & Development division at Educational Testing Service, where he has worked since 1979. Recipient of the NCME Career Award in 2010, he has been concerned with fairness for test takers for decades, developing procedures for the quantitative assessment of fairness at both the item and score levels.

Fritz Drasgow is Professor of Psychology and Dean of the School of Labor and Employment Relations at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA.

Kadriye Ercikan is Professor of Measurement, Evaluation, and Research Methodology in the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia, Canada and Vice President of Statistical Analysis, Data Analysis and Psychometric Research at the Educational Testing Service.

Matthew N. Gaertner is a principal research Scientist in SRI International’s Center for Education Policy. His research focuses on college and career readiness and the effects of educational policies and reforms on disadvantaged students’ access, persistence, and achievement.

Katie Larsen McClarty is chief assessment officer at Questar Assessments. She oversees item and test development, publishing, psychometrics, and research. Her own research centers on assessment design, college readiness, standard setting, and gifted education.

Krista D. Mattern is a director of ACT’s Statistical and Applied Research Department. Her research focuses on evaluating the validity and fairness of both cognitive and noncognitive measures for predicting student success. She is also interested in higher education issues such as college choice, major selection, and college completion.

James H. McMillan is Professor in the Department of Foundations of Education in the School of Education at Virginia Commonwealth University, USA.

James W. Pellegrino is Liberal Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor and Distinguished Professor of Education and Co-Director of the Learning Sciences Research Institute at the University of Illinois at Chicago, USA.

Diego Zapata-Rivera is Principal Research Scientist in the Cognitive and Learning Sciences center at Educational Testing Service in Princeton, NJ.