2010 MARC Conference
Tenth Annual Maryland Assessment Conference:
COMPUTERS AND THEIR IMPACT ON STATE ASSESSMENT: RECENT HISTORY AND PREDICTIONS FOR THE FUTURE
Organized by Robert W. Lissitz and Hong Jiao
Time and Location
This conference will be held October 18th and 19th, 2010 (Monday and Tuesday) at the Riggs Alumni Building, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742.
Registration and breakfast will begin at 7:00 AM and presentations will start at 8:30 AM on both days. The program will end at 5:30 and include lunch on Monday, and end at 1:00 on Tuesday.
Click on the title to view each presentation in PowerPoint format.
Tuesday, October 19th, 2010
|7:00 - 8:30||Registration and Breakfast|
|8:30 - 9:30||New psychometric models and their potential utility (particularly non-IRT models) made possible by computer based assessment||Terry Ackerman (University of North Carolina - Greensboro)|
|9:30 - 10:30||Turning the page: How adaptive testing and vertical scales can be used to enhance state testing programs||Gage Kingsbury, Ron Houser, and Steve Wise (Northwest Evaluation Association)|
|10:30 - 10:45||Break|
|10:45 - 11:45||What can we learn from the application of computer based assessment to the military||Daniel Segall and Kathy Moreno (Defense Manpower Data Center)|
|11:45 - 12:45||What can we learn from the application of computer based assessment to the industry||John Behrens and Kristen DiCerbo (Cisco Systems)|
|12:45 - 1:00||Closing Comments||Robert Lissitz (University of Maryland)|