ETS at AERA/NCME — April 30, 2013 — Afternoon

Below is a list of ETS-led presentations and professional development courses scheduled to take place on Tuesday afternoon, April 30, 2013.

Moving the Measurement of Teacher Knowledge Closer to Teaching Practice

AERA
When: Tuesday, April 30, 12:10–1:40 p.m.
Where: Sir Francis Drake, Second Level – Empire
A Framework for Measuring Content Knowledge for Teaching 
Presenters: Geoffrey C. Phelps (ETS), Drew H. Gitomer (Rutgers University - New Brunswick/Piscataway)

Using Cognitive Interviews to Validate Practice-Based Items Measuring Content Knowledge for Teaching 
Presenters: Heather Howell (ETS), Geoffrey C. Phelps (ETS), Drew H. Gitomer (Rutgers University - New Brunswick/Piscataway)

Investigating Connections between Content Knowledge for Teaching and Teaching Quality 
Presenters: Andrew J. Croft (ETS), Geoffrey C. Phelps (ETS), Drew H. Gitomer (Rutgers University - New Brunswick/Piscataway)

Using Assessments of Content Knowledge for Teaching to Inform Teacher Preparation 
Presenters: Barbara H. Weren (ETS), Geoffrey C. Phelps (ETS), Drew H. Gitomer (Rutgers University - New Brunswick/Piscataway)

Item Response Theory (II)

NCME
When: Tuesday, April 30, 12:15–2 p.m.
Where: InterContinental Hotel, Twin Peaks
Evaluation of IRT Modification Index to Test the Fit of a Common IRF 
Presenters: John Donoghue (ETS), Catherine McClellan (Clowder Consulting, LLC)

Psychometric and Learning Effects of Feedback in Assessment

NCME
When: Tuesday, April 30, 12:15–2 p.m.
Where: InterContinental Hotel, Union Square
Psychometric Effects of a Game-like Feedback Feature During Assessment 
Presenter: Meirav Attali (ETS), Yigal Attali (ETS)

Differences in Reaction to Immediate Feedback and Opportunity to Revise Answers for Multiple-Choice and Open-Ended Questions 
Presenters: Yigal Attali (ETS), Cara Laitusis (ETS), Elizabeth Stone (ETS)

Scaffolding Feedback to Maximize Long Term Error Correction 
Presenter: Bridgid Finn (ETS)

Symposium on Pushing Innovation Forward: Item and Task Types Under Development by Assessment Consortia

AERA
When: Tuesday, April 30, 12:10–1:40 p.m.
Where: Parc 55, Fourth Level – Cyril Magin III
Overview of the PARCC and Smarter Balanced Assessment Designs
Presenters: Nancy Doorey (Center for K–12 Assessment & Performance Management at ETS)

Investigating the Intricacies of Rater Designs

AERA
When: Tuesday, April 30, 12:10–1:40 p.m.
Where: Parc 55, Sir Francis Drake, Second Level – Empire
Monitoring of Scoring Using Human and Automated Scores 
Presenters: Zhen Wang (ETS), Alina von Davier (ETS), Yu Sun (ETS)

Measuring and Examining Correlates of Student Achievement and Student Engagement in a Variety of K–12 Settings

AERA
When: Tuesday, April 30, 2–3:30 p.m.
Where: Parc 55, Fourth Level – Cyril Magnin II
Examining Students’ Ability to Critique an Argument and Exploring Instructional Implications 
Presenter: Yi Song (ETS), Paul Deane (ETS), Mary E. Fowles (ETS)

The Role of Formalized Tools in Formative Assessment

AERA
When: Tuesday, April 30, 2–3:30 p.m.
Where: Hilton Union Square, Lobby Level
The Role of Testing Companies in Supporting Formative Assessment 
Presenter: E. Caroline Wylie (ETS)

Reliability

NCME
When: Tuesday, April 30, 2:30–4:15 p.m.
Where: InterContinental Hotel, Twin Peaks
Multistage Test Reliability Estimated by Classical Test Theory
Authors/Presenters: Sooyeon Kim (ETS), Samuel Livingston (ETS)

Validity — Psychometric and Statistical Methods

NCME
When: Tuesday, April 30, 2:30–4:15 p.m.
Where: InterContinental Hotel, Grand Ballroom C
To Report All Scores or Not? A Review and Evaluation of the Possible Impact on Criterion-Related Validity
Author/Presenter: Guangming Ling (ETS)

A Look at Our Psychometric History: Contributions of Thurstone, Lindquist, Anastasi, Bock, Messick, and Holland

AERA
When: Tuesday, April 30, 2:30–4:15 p.m.
Where: InterContinental Hotel, Grand Ballroom A
Contributions of Samuel J. Messick 
Presenter: Michael Kane (ETS)

The Future of Psychometrics: Bridging the Gap Between Traditional and Burgeoning Measurement Theory

When: Tuesday, April 30, 2:30–4:15 p.m.
Where: InterContinental Hotel, Grand Ballroom B
Complex Scoring Tasks With Bayesian Networks 
Presenter: Robert J. Mislevy (ETS)

Psychometric and Substantive Challenges for Innovative Scenario-Based Task Design for Next Generation Assessments

NCME
When: Tuesday, April 30, 4:30–6:15 p.m.
Where: InterContinental Hotel, Sutter
On the Use of Scenario-Based Tasks for NextGen Assessments 
Presenter: Joanna Gorin (ETS)

The Need and Feasibility of Scenario-based Reading Assessments 
Presenters: Tenaha O'Reilly (ETS), John Sabatini (ETS), Laura Halderman (ETS)

Design and Measurement Opportunities and Challenges in Using Scenario-based Assessments 
Presenters: John Sabatini (ETS), Tenaha O’Reilly (ETS), Laura Halderman (ETS)

Scenario-based Assessment: Problems and Solutions with Score Interpretation 
Presenters: Laura Halderman (ETS), Tenaha O’Reilly (ETS), John Sabatini (ETS)

Content-Specific Dimensions in Reading Comprehension 
Presenters: Jonathan Steinberg (ETS), Jonathan Weeks (ETS)

Computer Based Testing (II)

NCME
When: Tuesday, April 30, 4:30–6 p.m.
Where: InterContinental Hotel, Telegraph Hill
Impact of Speededness on Item Scaling and IRT Equating for Computer Based Assessments 
Presenters: Shuhong Li (ETS), Terran Brown (ETS), Jiahe Qian (ETS)

To Bayes or Not to Bayes: Reducing the Impact of Response Anomalies in Adaptive Testing 
Presenters: Tsung-Han Ho (ETS), Feifei Li (ETS)

Symposium on Seeking a Theoretically Informed Model for Learning Biology With Multiple External Representations

AERA
When: Tuesday, April 30, 5:05–6:35 p.m.
Where: Hilton Union Square, Golden Gate 6
Conceptual Representations to Foster Cognitive and Metacognitive Skills 
Presenters: Lei Liu (ETS), Cindy E. Hmelo-Silver (Rutgers University)