Tag Archive: 2015

AERA (April 16th – 20th, 2015, Chicago, IL)

AERA (April 16th – 20th, 2015, Chicago, IL) The American Educational Research Association (AERA), founded in 1916, is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and evaluation and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results. Teacher in School Contribution to Student Growth. (Poster Session). Anderson, D.      TchrContributionStdntGr_Anderson National Middle School Mathematics Within-Year Growth Norms. (Paper Presentation). Anderson, D., Irvin, P. S., Nese, J. F. T., Alonzo, J., & Tindal, G.     MS…
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NCME (April 15th – 19th, 2015, Chicago, IL)

The National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) is a professional organization for individuals involved in assessment, evaluation, testing, and other aspects of educational measurement. Members are involved in the construction and use of standardized tests; new forms of assessment, including performance-based assessment; program design; and program evaluation. Exploring the Impact of Cohort Variability on Teacher Effects. (Paper Presentation). Anderson, D., & Stevens, J. ImpactCohortVariabilityTchrEffects_AndersonStevens Modeling Growth for NCLB Subgroups: Effects of Time-Varying Disability Classification. Nese, J. F. T., Tindal,…
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PCRC (February 5th – 7th, 2015, San Diego, CA)

The Pacific Coast Research Conference (PCRC) is for researchers concerned about teaching, learning, and schooling for students with mild to moderate disabilities. PCRC is a unique research meeting, characterized by intensity and informality. The meeting runs from Thursday evening until Saturday night; sessions are two hours in length. PCRC is distinguished by the high quality of research presented, an informality that promotes effective and vigorous participation and interaction, and an opportunity to discuss controversial topics or works in progress. Ascending…
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NCSA (June 22nd – 25th, 2015, San Diego, CA)

The National Conference on Student Assessment (NCSA) is the premiere forum for assessment practitioners to discuss what is happening in the real world of educational assessment – what’s new, what’s going on at the state and federal levels, what works and what does not.New Research Findings from the National Center on Assessment and Accountability for Special Education (NCAASE). Tindal, G., Schulte, A. C., & Stevens, J. J., Elliott, S. N., & Nese, J. F. T.       NCAASE_EdPolicySlides_TindalSchulteStevensElliottNese

CEC (April 8th – 11th 2015, San Diego, CA)

The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the educational success of individuals with disabilities and/or gifts and talents. CEC advocates for appropriate governmental policies, sets professional standards, provides professional development, advocates for individuals with exceptionalities, and helps professionals obtain conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice. Evaluating Growth of Sudents with Significant Cognitive Disabilities on Alternate Assessments. Tindal, G., & Nese, J. F. T.     EvalGrwthAltAssmnts_TindalNese

COSA (October 1st – 2nd, 2015, Eugene, OR)

The Confederation of Oregon School Administrators (COSA), serves and represents more than 2,000 school administrators, managers and executives. COSA was founded in 1974 to give Oregon’s education leaders a united voice in helping to shape public policy, advocate for schools and speak on behalf of students. Linking Standards to the IEP for Students Participating in the Oregon Alternate ‘Extended” Assessment. Lenhardt, B., Tindal, G., & Farley, D.   LinkingIEP StandardsOrAltAssmnt_LenhardtTindalFarley

Training Modules_2015: OR Assessment Frameworks-2015-2016 User Guide

Oregon Department of Education (ODE)/ Office of Student Services (OSS) sponsored test development activities: Oregon Assessment Frameworks (EAFs) – 2015-2016 User Guide . Farley, D., Irvin, P. S., Jonas, S., & Tindal, G. EAF 2015 – 16 User Guide      1. ODE/OSS English Language Arts Essentialized Assessment Frameworks ELA_EA Frameworks_2015      2. ODE/OSS Math Essentialized Assessment Frameworks Math_EA Frameworks_2015      3. ODE/OSS Science Essentialized Assessment Frameworks Science_EA Frameworks_2015

Training Modules_2015: Oregon Extended Item Development

Oregon Extended Item Development. (2014-2016). Farley, D., Irvin, P. S., Jonas, S., & Tindal, G.      1. Essentialization Process      2. OR Extended Assessment Test Blueprint_2015-­16      3. OR Extended Assessment Development Process 2015 ORExt_Item Devt_Process_2015      4. OR Extended Assessment Item Writer Trainings ORExt_Item Writer Training_2014      5. OR Extended Assessment-Item Development Info. & Specifications 2014-15 ORExt_ Item Devt Test Specs_2014      6. OR Extended Assessment Item Reviews-Fall 2014 ORExt ORExt_Item Reviews_Fall 2014

An Exploration of Differential Item Functioning With the easyCBM Middle School Mathematics Tests: Grades 6-8 (Technical Report No. 1501)

Anderson, D., Park, S., Alonzo, J., Tindal, G. (2015).   An exploration of differential item functioning with the easyCBM middle school mathematics tests: grades 6-8 (Technical Report No. 1501). Eugene, OR: Behavioral Research and Teaching, University of Oregon. The purpose of this technical report is to summarize the results of an investigation into the differential item functioning (DIF) of the easyCBM(R) middle school mathematics items, Grades 6-8, designed to measure the Common Core State Standards.     TechRpt_1501