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Reshetar, Rosemary – College Board, 2012
On 9/13/12, the Workshop on Developing Assessments to Meet the Goals of the 2012 Framework for K-12 Science Education was held at the National Academies of Science. The workshop was organized and led by the NRC Committee on Developing Assessments of Science Proficiency in K-12 (co-chaired by James Pellegrino and Mark Wilson) and targeted to state…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, Biology, Science Tests, Science Education
Patelis, Thanos – College Board, 2012
This is a keynote presentation given at AERA on developing a validity agenda for growth models in a large scale (e.g., state) setting. The emphasis of this presentation was to indicate that growth models and the validity agenda designed to provide evidence in supporting the claims to be made need to be personalized to meet the local or…
Descriptors: Test Validity, Statistical Analysis, Conferences (Gatherings), Evidence
Morgan, Deanna L.; Buckendahl, Chad W. – College Board, 2011
[Slides] presented at the annual conference of the National Council on Measurement in Education, 2011, New Orleans.
Descriptors: Cutting Scores, Computer Assisted Testing, Adaptive Testing, Common Core State Standards
Huff, Kristen; Steinberg, Linda; Matts, Tom – College Board, 2009
Presented at the Annual Meeting of National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) in San Diego, CA in April 2009. This presentation provides an overview of ECD. In addition, the presentation describes the benefits of, as well as the challenges that were faced, in implementing ECD in the Advanced Placement Program.
Descriptors: Measurement, Evidence Based Practice, Test Construction, Advanced Placement Programs
Ewing, Maureen; Packman, Sheryl; Hamen, Cynthia; Clark, Allison – College Board, 2009
Presented at the Annual Meeting of National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) in San Diego, CA in April 2009. This presentation describes the methodology that was used with subject-matter experts (SMEs) to articulate the content and skills important in the domain, and then the iterative processes that were used to articulate the claims…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Advanced Placement Programs, Achievement Tests, Test Construction
Plake, Barbara S.; Huff, Kristen; Reshetar, Rosemary – College Board, 2009
[Slides] presented at the Annual Meeting of National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) in San Diego, CA in April 2009. This presentation discusses a methodology for directly connecting evidence-centered assessment design (ECD) to score interpretation and use through the development of Achievement level descriptors.
Descriptors: Achievement, Classification, Evidence, Test Construction
Hendrickson, Amy; Huff, Kristen; Luecht, Ric – College Board, 2009
[Slides] presented at the Annual Meeting of National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) in San Diego, CA in April 2009. This presentation describes how the vehicles for gathering student evidence--task models and test specifications--are developed.
Descriptors: Test Items, Test Construction, Evidence, Achievement
Camara, Wayne J.; Packman, Sheryl; Huff, Kristen – College Board, 2008
[Slides] presented at the Annual National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) in New York in March 2008. This presentation explores the demographic information as well as how and where educational measurement professionals are in the field.
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Professional Personnel, Measurement, Psychometrics