For decades, researchers and practitioners have made a great deal of effort to study a variety of methods to increase parameter accuracy, but only recently can researchers start focusing on improving parameter estimations by using a joint model that could incorporate RT and students information as CI.
By: Shudong Wang, Hong Jiao
Topics: Test design
An NWEA webinar by Dr. Andy Hegedus on the relationships between poverty and school performance
By: Andrew Hegedus
In this webinar, Dr. Beth Tarasawa, Sal Khan, Dr. Jesus Jara, and Kimberly Cockrell share implications of recent research that provides some insights on potential academic impacts of COVID-19, as well as insights for action to help educators, policymakers, and families address and plan for the impacts of this extended pause in classroom instruction.
This presentation summarizes the work that’s been done at NWEA to implement automated item generation (AIG), in addition to traditional approaches, to leverage the future.
By: Sarah Miller, Sylvia Scheuring, Abby Javurek, Jake McMillen, Emily Bo, Mary Ann Simpson
Topics: Item response theory
In this session from the National Council on Measurement in Education 2020 virtual conference (from 1:06:40 in video), Dr. Wise shares research insights into test disengagement and how disengagement should be managed in scoring.
This session from the National Council on Measurement in Education 2020 virtual conference presents new research findings on understanding and managing test-taking disengagement.
By: James Soland, Joseph Rios