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

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

Using NAEP Data on the Web for Educational Policy Research

AERA
When: Monday, April 29, 8 a.m.–Noon
Where: Grand Hyatt, Theatre Level – Fillmore BC
Professional Development Workshop
Instructors: Debra Kline (ETS), Edward M. Kulick (ETS)

Testing and Measurement in Adult Literacy and Education

AERA
When: Monday, April 29, 8:15–9:45 a.m.
Where: Hilton Union Square, Sixth Level – Tower 3 Mason
Developing and Piloting Formative Assessments on Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills for Adult Transitions Learners 
Presenters: Jane R. Shore (ETS), Bobby Darius Naemi (ETS), Jennifer Lentini (ETS)

Validity and Fairness Issues in Assessing International Populations

AERA
When: Monday, April 29, 8:15–9:45 a.m.
Where: Parc 55, Second Level – Haight
Test and Sampling Designs for Heterogeneous Populations 
Presenter: Alina von Davier (ETS)

Common Core State Standards (Implementation Milestones and Alignment between K-12 and Higher Education/College Readiness with a Focus on Assessments and Technology Readiness)

AERA
When: Monday, April 29, 8:15–10:15 a.m.
Where: Hilton Union Square – Franciscan CD
Transitioning to the Common Core State Standards: An Overview of the Activities of PARCC/Smarter Balanced to Build Capacity for Implementation of CCSS and CCSS-Aligned Assessments 
Presenters: Pascal D. Forgione (K–12 Center at ETS), Nancy Doorey (K–12 Center at ETS)

Vertical Scaling

NCME
When: Monday, April 29, 10:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Where: InterContinental Hotel, Grand Ballroom C
Linking Error in Multidimensional Vertical Scaling 
Presenter: Jonathan Weeks (ETS)

MIRT

NCME
When: Monday, April 29, 10:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Where: InterContinental Hotel, Union Square
Latent Regression Bifactor and Second-Order Models: Model Specification and Full-Information Maximum Likelihood Estimation
Presenter: Frank Rijmen (ETS)

Validation of Next-Generation, Technology-Based, Performance Assessments: An Example From CBAL™

NCME
When: Monday, April 29, 10:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Where: InterContinental Hotel, Sutter
Alignment Between Innovative Summative Assessment Prototypes and the Common Core State Standards: An Exploratory Investigation 
Presenters: Richard Tannenbaum (ETS), Patricia Baron (ETS), Priya Kannan (ETS)

Validation of Next-Generation, Technology-Based, Performance Assessments: An Example From CBAL™

NCME
When: Monday, April 29, 10:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Where: InterContinental Hotel, Sutter
Alignment Between Innovative Summative Assessment Prototypes and the Common Core State Standards: An Exploratory Investigation 
Presenters: Richard Tannenbaum (ETS), Patricia Baron (ETS), Priya Kannan (ETS)

Validation of Student Response Processes Using Eye-tracking and Verbal Protocol 
Presenters: Gary Feng (ETS), Edith Graf (ETS), Madeleine Keehner (ETS), Anita Sands (ETS), Margaret Redman (ETS)

Recovery of CBAL Learning Progressions: Theory, Results, Challenges, and Next Steps 
Presenters: Edith Graf (ETS), Peter van Rijn (ETS)

What Can Multidimensional IRT Do For Next-Generation Reading and Writing Assessments? 
Presenter: Peter van Rijn (ETS)

Developing Classroom Observation Protocols to Support Improved Formative Assessment Practice

AERA
When: Monday, April 29, 10:35 a.m.–12:05 p.m.
Where: Parc 55, Fourth Level - Stockton
Developing An Observation Protocol to Support Professional Growth 
Presenters: E. Caroline Wylie (ETS), Christine Jennifer Lyon (ETS)

Developing a Formative Assessment Protocol to Measure Implementation 
Presenters: Meghan Wilson Brenneman (ETS), Cassandra Maria Brown (Florida State University), Christine Jennifer Lyon (ETS)

Observation and Scoring of Formative Assessment Techniques: Useful Evidence or Too Small to Be Useful? 
Presenters: Christine Jennifer Lyon (ETS), E. Caroline Wylie (ETS)