2019 MARC Conference

The Nineteenth Annual MARC Conference

Enhancing Effective Instruction and Learning Using Assessment Data 

Theory and Practice (Nov. 7th-8th, 2019)

Located at the Adele H. Stamp Student Union, University of MarylandCollege ParkMD 20742

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(Live streaming video will be available online after the conference for repeated viewing)

  • Jointly supported by the Maryland State Department of Education and the Maryland Assessment Research Center.

  • This conference has invited speakers to present new and emerging models and methods for psychometric analysis and applications.

 

Presentation Schedule

November 7th (Thursday)

Morning Session I

7:30-8:30

Registration and Breakfast

8:30-8:45

Welcome and Comments

Hong Jiao (University of Maryland)

8:45-9:30

Technology enhanced formative assessment increases the efficacy of the homework review process

Presentation Slides

Kim Kelly & Neil Heffernan (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)

9:30-10:15

Improving assessment and instruction with process data and learning analytics

Presentation Slides

Mingyu Feng (WestEd)

Break

Morning Session II

10:30-11:15

Using Assessment Data to Generate Individualized Learning Materials to Students: What We Learned from Developing the I-DAP

Presentation Slides

Alex Brodersen &Ying Cheng  (University of Notre Dame) 

11:15-12:00

Evidence-based method for iterative online course engineering with students’ performance profile

Presentation Slides

Noboru Matsuda & Machi Shimmei (North Carolina State University)

12:00-1:00 Lunch  Grand Ballroom Lounge

 

November 7th (Thursday)

Afternoon Session I

1:00-1:45

A clinical-holistic approach to educational assessment for learning: Using multiple data sources and multiple methods. 

Presentation Slides              

Joanna Gorin (Educational Testing Service)

1:45-2:30

Learning Progressions-based Assessments to Guide Classroom Practices in Mathematics: Sources and Considerations for Validity Evidence 

Presentation Slides     

Leanne Ketterlin Geller (Southern Methodist University)

Break

Afternoon Session II

2:45-3:30

Using Diagnostic Assessment Data to Advance Student Success: Results from the Diagnostic Assessment and Achievement of College Skills (DAACS) Project

Presentation Slides

Jason Bryer (Excelsior College) & Heidi Andrade (University of Albany)

3:30-4:15

Designing Score Reports to Maximize Validity and Instructional Usefulness

Presentation Slides

Karen Barton & Audra Kosh (Edmentum )

4:15-5:00

The Effects of a Formative Assessment Intervention on Student Understanding of Basic Mathematical Principles

Presentation Slides

Julia Phelan (University of California, Los Angeles)

 

November 8th (Friday)

Morning Session I

7:30-8:30

Registration and Breakfast

8:30-9:15

Use of Learning Maps as an Organizing Structure for Formative Assessment

Presentation Slides

Neal Kingston (The University of Kansas )

9:15-10:00

A Balanced Approach to Using Assessment Data to Enhance Instruction

Presentation Slides

 Charlie DePascale  (Center for Assessment, NCIEA)

Break

Morning Session II

10:15-11:00

Measuring Student Engagement as an Indicator of Student Agency and Voice within the Classroom Environment

Presentation Slides

Stephen Murphy & Vicki Denmark (Cognia)

11:00-11:45

Not All that Counts is Safe for Counting: Empirical Barriers to Collecting Learning Data for Assessment Purposes

Presentation Slides

Jacqueline P. Leighton (University of Alberta)

11:45-12:00

Closing Comments 

Robert Lissitz (University of Maryland)

 
Slides will be available at the conference

Leveraging ideas from adaptive testing to enhance adaptive learning: identifying features that work

Presentation Slides

Note: This paper is not to be presented at the conference but will be included in the book.

Meirav Arieli Attali & Alina von Davier ( ACTNext)