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educational research, measurement, and evaluation

Current ERME Faculty Research Projects

Each faculty member has their own webpage with research interests, selected publications, current CV, and more.  Click the links below to visit these sites.


Dr. Henry Braun

 

Dr. Henry Braun

  • Assessment and accountability
  • Technical issues in test-based indicators for accountability
  • Inequality of opportunity
  • Analysis of international large-scale assessment surveys
  • Test design and analysis
 
 
 
 

 

Dr. Nathaniel J.S. Brown

Dr. Nathaniel J. S. Brown

  • Quantitative methods, including measurement, psychometrics, statistics, and research design
  • Qualitative methods, including video analysis, interaction analysis, and cognitive ethnography
  • Embedded classroom assessment for learning and large-scale standardized assessment of learning
  • Conceptual change and embodied cognition in the learning sciences and science education
 

 

Dr. Zhushan Mandy Li

Dr. Zhushan Mandy Li

  • Ongoing research projects study measurement models and estimation methods with the application to survey data, educational measurement data, and quality of life research data.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Larry Ludlow

 Dr. Larry Ludlow

  • Lag-3 and Lag-6 autocorrelations in course evaluations
  • Suppressor variable effects
  • Teacher preparation system mapping through multidimensional scaling and cluster analysis
  • Measuring Engagement through Rasch-based scenarios

 

 

 

 

Dr. Ina Mullis

Dr. Ina Mullis

  • TIMSS--International assessments of mathematics and science at 4th and 8th grades
  • TIMSS Numeracy--International mathematics assessment at the primary level for economically developing countries
  • TIMSS Advanced--International assessments of advanced mathematics and physics at 12th grade
  • PIRLS--International assessment of reading at 4th grade
  • ePIRLS--International assessment of online reading at 4th grade
  • PIRLS Literacy--International reading assessment at the primary                                level for economically developing countries

 

Dr. Laura O'Dwyer

Dr. Laura O'Dwyer

  • Using large-scale data to examine the student, teacher, and school correlates of academic performance and attainment.
  • Propensity score analyses with observational data to support causal inferences.
  • Experimental research for examining the effects of educational interventions on student and teacher outcomes.      

 

 


 

Dr. Michael Russell

Dr. Michael Russell

  • Innovative uses of computer-based technologies and applications of Universal Design to enhance
    educational testing and assessment
  • Large-scale assessment and test  design
  • Computer-based testing
  • Accessible Portable Item Protocol (APIP) Standards and assessment interoperability standards
 
 
 
 
 

 

Dr. Lauren Saenz

Dr. Lauren Saenz

  • Ongoing research in democratic theories of education, policy, and evalutation, evaluation research as a public good, race-conscious education policies, and mixed methods educational research.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Learn about the ERME Faculty's most recent accomplishments 

ERME Faculty Scholars 2016

 

 

Retired Faculty

Dr. Joseph Pedulla, retired 2013

Dr. Walt Haney, retired 2011

 

Emeriti

Dr. Albert Beaton, Augustus C. Long Distinguished Professor Chair

Dr. George Madaus, Boisi Professor of Education and Public Policy Chair

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