• 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 than they differ. Whether they are interested in classroom assessment, language assessment or medical pedagogy, whether they rely more on qualitative or quantitative methods, they all share certain epistemological questionings, an assessment ...

  • 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 practices for motivation and goal measures, with discussion about what it means to have a valid measure. In the second part of my talk I will relate this validity process to evaluating a character skills assessment used for admission in thousands of students around the world. Moving from modelling to application I present numerous considerations in ...

  • 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 receive a discounted fee. 

    This webinar will be delivered in French on Tuesday, March 10, 2020

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    Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2020 – This webinar will be delivered in French

    Presentation: 12:00pm – 1:00pm EST

    Title: Transcend opinion: Document the quality of your assessments using ...

  • 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 http://itc-conference.com

    Best regards,

      Paula Elosua 
    ITC Secretary General Email:  secretary@intestcom.org 
    University of the Basque Country, Spain 

    The International Test Commission

  • The 2020 ITC conference website is live

    The 12th confrence of the International Test Commission will be in Luxembourg. Website for the conference: https://www.itc-conference.com/

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