ETS at AERA/NCME — April 29, 2013 — Afternoon

Below is a list of ETS-led presentations and professional development courses scheduled to take place on Monday afternoon, April 29, 2013.

Issues in Human and Auto Scoring of Performance Tasks

NCME
When: Monday, April 29, 12:45–2:15 p.m.
Where: InterContinental Hotel, Sutter
Automated Scoring in Inquiry Science: Application of c-rater in Formative Assessment 
Presenters: Ou Lydia Liu (ETS), Libby Gerard (University of California), Berkeley, John Blackmore (ETS), Jacquie Madhok (University of California, Berkeley)

Comparing Measures of Differential Model Functioning in Automated Scoring of Constructed Responses 
Presenters: Florian Lorenz (ETS), Mo Zhang (ETS))

Subgroups in Equating

NCME
When: Monday, April 29, 2:30–4:15 p.m.
Where: InterContinental Hotel, Union Square
Investigating the Effect of Language on the Invariance of Equating Functions in Paper-and-Pencil and Computer-based Tests
Presenters: Jaime Cid (ETS), Ilyse Spitalny (ETS)

Testlets

NCME
When: Monday, April 29, 2:30–4:15 p.m.
Where: InterContinental Hotel, Sutter
A Modified Information Correction Method for Testlet-Based Test Analysis: Correction Ratio Conditional on Ability Intervals 
Presenter: Feifei Li (ETS)

Test Security Coordinated Sessions I: Technical/Statistical/Methodological Issues

NCME
When: Monday, April 29, 2:30–4:15 p.m.
Where: InterContinental Hotel, Grand Ballroom A
Test Security for Mulit-Stage Tests 
Presenters: Yi-Hsuan Lee (ETS), Charles Lewis (ETS), Alina von Davier (ETS)

Conceptual and Practical Frameworks on Minority Males Transitioning From High School to College

AERA
When: Monday, April 29, 2:45– 4:15 p.m.
Where: Hilton Union Square, Lobby Level – Golden Gate 1
The High-School-to-College Transition for Minority Male Students 
Presenters: Diane Cardenas Elliott (ETS), Meghan Wilson Brenneman (ETS)

The Interplay of Human and Social Capital When Understanding Education Attainment and Success Within Disadvantaged Groups 
Presenter: Steven B. Robbins (ETS)

Award-Winning Research from the 2012 NCME Award Recipients

NCME
When: Monday, April 29, 4:30–6:15 p.m.
Where: InterContinental Hotel, Grand Ballroom B
Bradley Hanson Award for Contributions to Educational Measurement Award Winner 
Presenter: Matthias von Davier (ETS)

Computer Based Testing (II)

NCME
When: Monday, April 29, April 29, 4:30–6 p.m.
Where: InterContinental Hotel, Grand Ballroom C
Evaluating the Impact of Poor Prior Information on Multidimensional Adaptive Testing 
Presenters: Hanwook Yoo (ETS), Ronald Hambleton (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

Advances in Automatic Item Generation

NCME
When: Monday, April 29, April 29, 4:30–6 p.m.
Where: InterContinental Hotel, Telegraph Hill
Rule-Based Generation of Number Series Items — Predicting Item Parameters for Parallel Test Forms Based on Explanatory Item Response Models With Random Effects 
Presenter: Jonas Bertling (ETS), Alexander Freund (Leuphana University), Heinz Holling (University of Muenster)

On the Feasibility of Generating Situational Judgment Tests by Means of Animation 
Presenter: Isaac Bejar (ETS)