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2007 American Educational Research Association and National Council on Measurement in Education Joint Meeting

Sessions Presented by the JMU Center for Assessment and Research Studies

The annual joint meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) brings together many of the greatest minds in the field of educational research, policy, and teaching.

In 2007, James Madison University is once again informing the nation's interest in high-quality educational programs through its participation in this year's annual meeting. Members of the Center for Assessment and Research Studies will present topics on a variety of cutting-edge research areas, including the following:

  • College student motivation
  • Advanced measurement techniques
  • Modeling data
  • Testing strategies

Feel free to contact us before or after AERA/NCME for more information!

Citations for AERA/NCME 2007 Presentations

Baranik, L. E., Meade, A., Lance, C. E., Lau, A., & Michalos, A. (2007, April). Differential item functioning in the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale: Comparing college students in five countries. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Barnes, S. K. & Miller, B. J., (2007, April). Goal-orientation patterns of student teachers.  Poster session presented at the Division K poster session at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.Graduate student participation

Barron, A. E., Hohlfeld, T., Ritzhaupt, A., Kemker, K., & Harmes, J. C.  (2007, April).  System for accountability and rigor survey:  The status quo of technology integration in Florida schools.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Barry, C.L., Joe, J.N., Kissel, H.L., & Finney, S.J. (2007, April). Do African American and White students conceptualize achievement goals the same: A measurement invariance study. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL. Graduate student participation

Dainis, A. M., Swerdzewski, P. J., & Harmes, J. C. (2007, April). The effect of innovative item placement on computer-based test motivation and performance. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the National Council of Measurement in Education, Chicago, IL.Graduate student participation

DeMars, C. E, & Wise, S. L. (2007, April). Can differential rapid-guessing behavior lead to differential item functioning?  InInternational Perspectives on Test-Taking Behavior. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.Graduate student participation
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Hoffman, D., & Harmes, J. C.  (2007, April).  Usability evaluation for computer-based testing software:  Comparing method effects on information acquisition.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council for Measurement in Education, Chicago, IL. Graduate student participation

Joe, J.N., Harmes, J. C., & Barry, C.L. (2007, April) General Education Outcomes Assessment within the Arts and Humanities: A Qualitative Approach to Developing Objectives. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.Graduate student participation

Kaliski, P.K., Finney, S.J., & Enders, C.K. (2007, April) Do the Latent Profiles of College Students' Psychological Well-Being Change from Freshmen Year to Sophomore Year? An Application of Latent Transition Analysis.   Paper presented at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.Graduate student participation

Lance, C. E., Baranik, L. E., Lau, A. R., Scharlau, E., & Jones, A. (2007, April). Some Measurement Methods Are More Than Just Ways to Assign Numbers. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.Graduate student participation

Lau, A. R., Finney, S.J. & Meyer, J. P. (2007, April). Measuring Diversity Orientation: The Miville-Guzman Universality-Diversity Scale. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.Graduate student participation

Meyer, J. P., & Setzer, J. C. (2007, April). An explanatory item response model analysis of a diagnostic measure to facilitate classroom instruction. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education in Chicago, IL.Graduate student participation

Miller, B. J., & Sundre, D. L. (2007, April). College student achievement motivation toward overall vs. general education coursework. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.Graduate student participation

Miller, B. J., Sundre, D. L., Setzer, J. C., & Zeng, X. (2007, April). Content validity: A comparison of two methods. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Chicago, IL.Graduate student participation

Schneider, C., Meyer, J. P., Miller, B. J., & Lottridge, S. (2007, April). The effect of a professional development program in classroom assessment on teacher assessment skill. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.Graduate student participation

Schneider, C., Meyer, J. P., Lottridge, S., Miller, B. J., & Kaliski, P. K. (2007, April). The effect of classroom assessment professional development on English language arts and mathematics student achievement. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Chicago, IL.Graduate student participation

Swerdzewski, P. J., Dainis, A. M., Finney, S. J., & Harmes, J. C. (2007, April). Skipping the test: Using evidence to inform policy related to those students who avoid taking low-stakes assessments in college. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the National Council of Measurement in Education, Chicago, IL.Graduate student participation

Zeng, X. (2007, April) Generalizability of the Correlation of Examinee Effort on Performance in Low Stakes Achievement Testing Situations. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL. Graduate student participation

 

 

 

 

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