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 (https://imeko19-spb.org/submission-of-papers/). 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): https://zoom.us/j/692339850   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 (…)

Learning analytics: Building bridges between the Education and the Computing communities – ITS 2018

Dear colleagues, The organizing committee of the workshop “Learning analytics: Building bridges between the Education and the Computing communities” will be happy to see you on Monday, the 11th of June. Note that every ITS 2018 workshop will be held at Université du Québec à Montréal Pavillon Sherbrooke building (SH) 200 Sherbrooke St. West Montréal, Québec H2X 1X5.   The complete program is available at http://its2018.its-conferences.com/wp-content/uploads/ITS2018-Workshop-Program.pdf and our workshop schedule is available online at http://griemetic.ca/evenements/learning-analytics-building-bridges-between-the-education-and-the-computing-communities/   Please feel free to (…)