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Henry Braun

boisi professor of education and public policy educational research, measurement, and evaluation department; director, csteep


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Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

ERME Department

EDUCATION
Ph.D., Stanford University
M.S., Stanford University
B.S., McGill University

EXPERTISE/INTERESTS

Testing and education policy; large-scale assessment surveys, achievement gaps; value-added modeling; standard setting, higher education outcomes.
 

SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS
 

Books, Monographs and Special Publications

Review of evaluation and assessment in the Netherlands (with D. Nusche, G. Halasz, & P.Santiago). Paris: OECD. (2014).

International Survey Assessments: The other side of the coin. Education Week blog

Data-driven Improvement and Accountability (with A. Hargreaves). Policy Brief. Boulder, CO: National Education Policy Center. (2013).
 

Edited Volumes

The dynamics of opportunity in America: Evidence and perspectives. I. Kirsch and H. Braun (eds.). New York: Springer. (2016).

The challenges to measurement in an era of accountability. H. Braun (ed.). New York: Routledge. (2016).
 

Refereed Journals

Taming inflation is never easy. Measurement, 13, pp. 31-34. (2015).

The value in value-added depends on the ecology. Educational Researcher, 44(2), pp. 127-131. (2015).

Merits of international assessments. Quality Assurance in Education, 22(4), pp. 332-334. (2014).

Value-added modeling and the power of magical thinking. Ensaio: Evaluation of Public Policies in Education [Brazil],21, pp. 115-130 (2013).
 

In Edited Volumes

The challenges to measurement in an era of accountability: Introduction and overview. In Braun, H. (Ed.). The challenges to measurement in an era of accountability. New York: Routledge. (2016).

Opportunity in America: Setting the stage. (with I. Kirsch). In Kirsch, I., & Braun, H. I. (Eds.) The dynamics of opportunity in America: Evidence and perspectives. New York: Springer. (2016).

The Dynamics of Opportunity in America: A working framework. In Kirsch, I., & Braun, H. I. (Eds.) The dynamics of opportunity in America: Evidence and perspectives. New York: Springer. (2016).

ETS research on statistics. In Bennett, R. E., & von Davier, M. (Eds).  Shaping the Landscape of Educational Measurement and Evaluation: Improving Measurement Practice.  New York: Springer. (2016).

The relationship of problem solving in technology-rich environments to literacy and numeracy: Insights from PIAAC. In Kirsch, I., Gonzalez, E., von Davier, M., and Yamamoto, K. (Eds.) The Importance of Skills and How to Assess Them: Results from PIAAC. New York: Springer (2015).

The Changing Dynamic of Educational Judgment and Decision Making In a Data-Driven World. (with A. Hargreaves, B. Morton and A.Gurn). In Chitpin, S. & Eves, C. (Eds.) Decision-Making in Educational Leadership: Principle, Policies and Practice, Springer Books. (2014).

 

Henry Braun 12/7/15

 

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