Call for papers – ADMÉE-Canada 2020

42nd Study Session of the ADMEE-Canada Association pour le développement des méthodologies d’évaluation en éducation Details and submission forms: Deadline: May 1, 2020 42nd Study Session of the Association pour le développement des méthodologies d’évaluation en éducation “Renewal has always been, first and foremost, a return to the sources.” (Gary, 1967) In spite of the apparent differences between the diverse perspectives and practices involved in assessment and measurement, the people who come together at ADMEE share a lot of interests and preoccupations. They certainly share more (…)

Quant psych brownbag – Dr. Sneha Shankar – Feb 19, 2020 at McGill University

Title: Beyond psychometrics: Comprehensive construct validation on the ground using examples from motivation and character skills assessments Speaker: Dr. Sneha Shankar (Psychology, McGill) Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm, Feb 19 (W) Place: 2001 McGill College, Room 464 Abstract: Measuring and validating unobservable constructs is a common task in psychology. Although psychometric measurement models can be applied to examine factor structure and item characteristics, these models do not wholly determine the validity of the construct. This talk presents work from systematic reviews of validation (…)

CAME 2020 Webinar Series

CAME invites you to join us for our webinar sessions, designed to bring practical, evidence and experience based advice to Canadian health educators. The webinars are delivered by CAME using the Zoom platform, allowing full audio and visual communication and interaction between presenter and participants. The webinars offer an exciting opportunity to engage online with an expert and with colleagues in a live discussion on a key topic in medical education.  Registration is open to all but CAME members will (…)

ITC 2020: call for reviewers

Dear ITC Friends, Attached please find an invitation to academics interested in reviewing submissions for the 2020 Conference of the International Test Commission to register as a reviewer. For more information about the 2020 ITC Conference, please visit Best regards,   Paula Elosua ITC Secretary General Email: University of the Basque Country, Spain  The International Test Commission

Workshop Schedule: Building bridges between the educational and the EDM communities

July 2nd workshop: Building bridges between the educational and the EDM communities Where? UQAM, Pavillon Sherbrooke. 200 Sherbrooke West, Montreal, QC, H2X 3P2. 8:45 to 8:55_Welcoming of participants 8:55 to 9:35_Report from the field: the stories of two different learning analytics platforms (Sameer Bhatnagar) 9:35 to 9:55_Enhancing a Web-based Language Tutoring System with Learning Analytics (Björn Rudzewitz, Ramon Ziai, Florian Nuxoll, Kordula De Kuthy & Detmar Meurers) PDF 9:55 to 10:15_Analyzing Student Performance with Personalized Study Path and Learning Trouble Ratio (James Shing Chun Yip (…)

Call for papers: ADMÉE 2019

Assessment and Learning: Which Combinations? Details and submission Deadline : May 26, 2019 The study session is for researchers, students, practitioners and professionals from various testing and assessment backgrounds and from various fields (education, health, science and engineering, humanities and social sciences, arts, etc.) Thank you for sharing this announcement to your networks as widely as possible.

New publication: Accountability Policies in Education

This book addresses current changes of education policies in a context of globalisation. It does so by focusing on the implementation of performance-based accountability policies in France and in Quebec (Canada). It questions the trajectory of these policies, their mediations and their instrumentation in various territories and schools through a theoretical framework which combines a North American neo-institutionalist approach with the perspective of the French sociologie de l’action publique. The book extends the current international literature on Englishspeaking experiences of (…)

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Advanced Quantitative Methods at UBC

The Measurement, Evaluation, and Research Methodology (MERM) Program at UBC is searching for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Advanced Quantitative Methods. We hope you can share this job ad with prospective candidates who you think may be well-suited. Here is the link to the job advertisement at the UBC website: Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Anita Hubley, MERM Program Area Coordinator at Bruno D. Zumbo, Professor & Distinguished University Scholar Anita M. Hubley, (…)

Workshop: Learning Analytics Building Bridges between the Education and the Computing communities

This workshop is the second edition of LABBEC. It aims to foster insemination between the field of education measurements and education practitioners, and the EDM community. Research contributions will be invited on topics related to the mutual influence between EDM and the education community. Demos of real world applications issued from EDM are expected and a discussion in the form of a roud-table is planned. See the call for papers. See the main EDM 2019 website.