NCME Special Conference on Classroom Assessment Keynote Presentations, CU Boulder, September 18-19, 2019

Feb. 10, 2020

Keynote 1: Assessment to Support Learning and Teaching Introduction by CADRE Director, Derek Briggs Deborah Ball , William H. Payne Professor at the University of Michigan: "Teaching Ambitiously: What Does This Mean, and What Does It Take?" Lorrie Shepard , Distinguished Professor at the University of Colorado Boulder: "Coherence of...

Using Administrative Test-Score Data to Study Educational Opportunity in the US

Keynote address presented by Benjamin Shear at the St John’s University in Queens, New York at the 7th Annual Leadership Symposium on Mar. 16, 2019. In this talk Dr. Shear will discuss the Stanford Education Data Archive (SEDA), a publicly available dataset containing information about student achievement for nearly all...

Tolerating Approximate Answers about Student Learning

Presented by Derek Briggs at the Oxford University Centre for Educational Assessment on May 24, 2018. The statistician John Tukey once wrote “Far better an approximate answer to the right question, which is often vague, than an exact answer to the wrong question, which can always be made precise.” Some...

Measuring Student Learning: Assessment 101

Presented by Derek Briggs at the Aspen Institute Education Summit on Sept. 26, 2015. Download the PPT presentation