Experts Participate in the Fordham Council on Applied Psychometrics Conference
Washington, D.C. - Four experts from the American Institutes for Research (AIR) will give presentations at the Fordham Council on Applied Psychometrics Conference (FCAP) taking place June 26-27, 2008 at Fordham University in New York City.
Promoting psychometric skills is an imperative component of not only psychological research but social science at large. The FCAP is holding its first conference with a focused theme on application and training in psychometrics. The conference is devoted to advancing the common understanding of psychometrics as a specialization within psychology and to promoting enriched training of graduate students and applied researchers in the field.
AIR participation in the conference includes:
"Examining the factor structure of a prototype NAEP Reading Comprehension test: Applying confirmatory factor analytic techniques to establish construct equivalence," Thursday, June 26, 2008, 1:30 - 2:45 p.m., McGinley Center, Rosehill Commons, Room 236. AIR Participants: Enis Dogan, Psychometrician and Howard Everson, Senior Psychometrician.
"Comparing test structure of linked tests through MIRT hierarchical cluster analysis," Thursday, June 26, 2008, 1:30 - 2:45 p.m., McGinley Center, Rosehill Commons, Room 234.AIR Participants: Young Yee Kim, Research Scientist.
"Special Session: Statistical and psychometric issues in the analysis of large-scale multilevel psychometric models for the National Assessment of Educational Progress," Friday, June 27, 2008, 1:30 - 2:45 p.m., McGinley Center, Music Room. AIR Participants: Murray Aitkin, Consultant and Howard Everson, Senior Psychometrician.
Established in 1946, with headquarters in Washington, D.C., the American Institutes for Research (AIR) is an independent, nonpartisan not-for-profit organization that conducts behavioral and social science research on important social issues and delivers technical assistance both domestically and internationally in the areas of health, education, and workforce productivity.
June 25, 2008
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM