Ideas in Testing Research Seminar Schedule, October 21, 2016

Coffee & Networking (9:15 — 9:45)

Welcome and Introduction (9:45 — 10:00)

Large-Scale Testing A (10:00 — 10:35)

The Effect of Random Guessing on Reliability and Validity. (Ying "Alison" Cheng & Max Hong, University of Notre Dame) abstract

Quantifying the Item Order Effect on Item Difficulty in Large-Scale Testing. (Kuan Xing, University of Illinois at Chicago; & Kirk Becker, Pearson VUE) abstract

Response time (10:40 — 11:25)

Detection of Test Speededness Using Change-Point Analysis with Response Time Data. (Can Shao, National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners; & Ying "Alison" Cheng, University of Notre Dame) abstract

Researching Technology-Enhanced Items Incorporating Response Time Modeling. (Johnny Denbleyker, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) abstract

The Application of Response Time Modeling in Reviewing Quality and Option Choice for TEI Items. (Linlin Wu, University of Chicago; & Johnny Denbleyker, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) abstract

CAT (11:30 — 12:00)

CAT Stopping Rules with Skewed Item Pools. (Scott Morris, Illinois Institute of Technology; Michael Bass, & Richard Neapolitan, Northwestern University) abstract

Multidimensional Computerized Adaptive Test for the Big Five Personality Assessment. (Justin Kern, Susu Zhang, Tianjun Sun, Bo Zhang, Rachel Amrhein, Alexis Deceanne, Angela Lee, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) abstract

Lunch (12:00 — 1:00)

Organizational Methods A (1:00 — 1:30)

Using O*NET to Identify and Organize Job Characteristics that Inform the Predictive Power of Personality. (Jason Way, ACT; & Jeremy Burrus, Professional Examination Services) abstract

Curvilinear Personality-Performance Relationships: Insights from Observer Reports. (Sarah Rusakiewicz & Sam McAbee, Illinois Institute of technology) abstract

Large-Scale Testing B (1:35 — 2:05)

Exploring Rubric-Based Multidimensionality in Polytomously-Scored Test Items. (Daniel J. Adams &smp; Daniel M. Bolt, University of Wisconsin-Madison) abstract

Developing and Applying Standards in the New Continuous Assessment Framework for Medical Recertification. (Tara McNaughton & Lisa A. Reyes, Measurement Incorporated) abstract

Psychometric Methods A (2:10 — 2:55)

Extreme Response Style and Measurement of Intra-Individual Variability in Affect. (Sien Deng & Daniel M. Bolt, University of Wisconsin-Madison) abstract

Bayesian and Sequential Methods to Promote Learning and Detect Mastery. (Sangbeak Ye & Jeff Douglas, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign) abstract

Detection of Differential Item Functioning under Small Sample Size. (Chansoon "Danielle" Lee, University of Wisconsin-Madison; David Magis, University of Liège, Belgium; & Doyoung Kim, National Council of State Boards of Nursing) abstract

Afternoon break (2:55 — 3:15)

Organizational Methods B (3:15 — 4:00)

Group-Level Meta-Analyses: An Empirical Examination of the Effects of Reliability Information and Correction Procedures on the Accuracy of Parameter Estimates. (Maura Burke & Ron Landis, Illinois Institute of Technology) abstract

General Factors in Employee Engagement Surveys: Predicting Employee Turnover. (Jordan McDonald & Sam McAbee, Illinois Institute of Technology) abstract

A Multi-Rater Perspective on Personality and Performance: Applying the Trait-Reputation-Identity Model in a Military Sample. (Samuel T. McAbee, Illinois Institute of Technology; Brian S. Connelly, University of Toronto; Yongsuhk Jung, Republic of Korea Air Force Academy; & In-Sue Oh, Temple University) abstract

Closing comments (4:00)

Questions about the seminar may be directed to Alan Mead (), Sam McAbee (), or Kirk Becker (). We hope you will join us.

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