ETS at AERA/NCME — May 1, 2013 — Morning

Below is a list of ETS-led presentations and professional development courses scheduled to take place on Wednesday morning, May 1, 2013.

A New Measure of Socioeconomic Status (SES) for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)

AERA
When: Wednesday, May 1, 8:15–9:45 a.m.
Where: Parc 55, Fourth Level – Cyril Magnin II
Overview
Presenter: Patrick Charles Kyllonen (ETS)

Current Issues in Test Validity

AERA
When: Wednesday, May 1, 8:15–10:15 a.m.
Where: Parc 55, Third Level – Mason
Investigating Differential Validity and Differential Prediction Using Orthogonal Regression Analysis 
Presenters: John W. Young (ETS), Michael T. Kane (ETS), Lora F. Monfils (ETS), Chen Li (ETS), Chelsea Ezzo (ETS)

The Promise of Noncognitive Assessment in Graduate and Professional School Admissions 
Presenters: David Marc Klieger (ETS), Steven L. Holtzman (ETS), Chelsea Ezzo (ETS)

Beyond Linguistic Simplification: Innovative Research on Test Accessibility for English Learners

AERA
When: Wednesday, May 1, 8:15–9:45 a.m.
Where: Hilton Union Square, Lobby Level
Assessing English Language Learners on a Next-Generation Computerized Assessment: Is Linguistic Modification Sufficient? 
Presenter: Sultan Turkan (ETS)

The Continuing Evolution of Cognition and Assessment in K–12: A Retrospective and a Look Ahead

AERA
When: Wednesday, May 1, 8:15–10:15 a.m.
Where: Parc 55, Third Level – Powell II
Panel Discussion
Presenter: Joanna Sandra Gorin (ETS)

Measurement Applications for Teachers and Teaching

AERA
When: Wednesday, May 1, 10:35 a.m.–12:05 p.m.
Where: Sir Francis Drake, Second Level – Empire
Supporting Teacher Communication With Parents and Students Using Score Reports 
Presenters: Diego Zapata-Rivera (ETS), Margaret Vezzu (ETS), Kietha Biggers (ETS)

Analytic Approaches to Measuring Invariance

AERA
When: Wednesday, May 1, 10:35 a.m.–12:05 p.m.
Where: Sir Francis Drake, Second Level – Empire
Variant Approaches for Population Invariance Evaluation 
Presenters: Shuhong Li (ETS), Terran Leon Brown (ETS), Yi Han (ETS)

Testlets: Selection and Identification

AERA
When: Wednesday, May 1, 10:35 a.m.–12:05 p.m.
Where: Sir Francis Drake, Second Level – Empire
Selecting Testlets by Information Correction Method in Adaptive Testing: Mixed Testlet Length Data 
Presenters: Feifei Li (ETS), Tsung-Han Ho (ETS)

Developments in K–12 Assessment

AERA
When: Wednesday, May 1, 10:35 a.m.–12:05 p.m.
Where: Sir Francis Drake, Second Level – Empire
A Study on the Use of Tablet Computers in Assessing English Learners’ Language Proficiency: Lessons Learned 
Presenters: Alexis Lopez (ETS), Mikyung Kim Wolf (ETS)

Detecting Item Parameter Drift

AERA
When: Wednesday, May 1, 10:35 a.m.–12:05 p.m.
Where: Sir Francis Drake, Second Level – Empire
Using Pseudocounts to Assess the Fit of a Common Item Response Function 
Presenters: John R. Donoghue (ETS), Catherine A. McClellan (Clowder Consulting)

Latent Variable Models: Explorations and Investigations

AERA
When: Wednesday, May 1, 10:35 a.m.–12:05 p.m.
Where: Parc 55, Fourth Level – Mission I
A Systematic Investigation of Within-Subject and Between-Subject Covariance Structures in Growth Mixture Models 
Presenters: Junhui Liu (ETS), Jeffrey R. Harring (University of Maryland)

Mapping a New World: First-Year College Student Experiences

AERA
When: Wednesday, May 1, 10:35 a.m.–12:05 p.m.
Where: Hilton Union Square, Ballroom Level – Imperial Ballroom B
Helping the Poor Get Richer: Understanding the Help-Seeking Behavior of At-Risk Students 
Presenters: Ross Edward Markle (ETS), Steven B. Robbins (ETS) )