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

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) 9:55 to 10:15_Analyzing Student Performance with Personalized Study Path and Learning Trouble Ratio (James Shing Chun Yip & Raymond Chi-Wing Wong) 10:15 to 10:40_Coffee break 10:40 to 11:00_Differentiating between Educational Data Mining and Learning Analytics: A Bibliometric Approach(Stevens Dormezil, Taghi (…)

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.

2019 International Measurement Confederation (IMEKO) Joint Symposium

Mark Wilson and I would like to alert everyone to the 2019 International Measurement Confederation (IMEKO) Joint Symposium to be held 2-5 July in St. Petersburg, Russia. The deadline for extended abstract submissions is 15 November ( Of special interest at this Joint Symposium is the addition of IMEKO’s Technical Committee (TC) 18 on Measurement of Human Functions. The inclusion of TC18 provides a broader forum for psychological and social measurement theory and practice than was previously afforded by the (…)

GRIÉMÉtic’s conference: Response styles and aberrant responding in survey data

By Carl Falk, professor at McGill University November 28, 2018, from 12h to 13h Université de Montréal, Pavillon Marie-Victorin, room A-544 Or Online (live):   Abstract: The use of Likert-type items is pervasive throughout the social and behavioral sciences (e.g., rate your agreement to a statement on a scale from 0 – Disagree to 4 – Agree). However, individuals sometimes perceive and use the scale in different ways. In this talk, I present an item response theory model capable of (…)

40th study session of the ADMÉE-Canada

Theories and Practices in Testing and Assessment: In the Thick of Action With 2018 marking the 40th study session of the Association pour le développement des méthodologies d’évaluation en education (ADMEE-Canada), it is our great pleasure to invite you to Montreal on November 14, 15 and 16, 2018. Enjoy this large, diverse city while joining us to celebrate the evolution of an essential and emblematic association in Canada’s testing and assessment landscape. Through 40 years of work, exchanges, debates and achievements, study sessions have covered numerous (…)

Education Technology and Computational Psychometrics Symposium 2018

October 3rd and 4th, 2018, Iowa City, IA, USA A sea change is underway. The expanding scope of the ways we pursue knowledge over a lifetime, when we do it and for how long presents society with challenges and opportunities unique to our place in history. In turn, how we measure our progress and depth of understanding throughout a lifetime of education must also expand, adopt new tools and methodologies and enter the age of Computational Psychometrics. The ACTNext Education (…)