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The LearnLab Summer School is an intensive 1-week course focused on creating technology-enhanced learning experiments and building intelligent tutoring systems. The summer school provides you with a conceptual background and considerable hands-on experience in designing, setting up, and running technology-enhanced learning experiments, as well as analyzing the data from those experiments in a technology supported […]

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The Testing, Evaluation, Assessment & Measurement (TEAM) Institute is one of five efforts launched by Dr. Jhan Doughty Berry as part of the ETS Diversity Portfolio. TEAM gathers students in the latter stages of their graduate program for a two-day learning and professional development experience and provides opportunities for learning and development that extend beyond […]

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Congratulations to the following doctoral students who have secured highly competitive internships!   Ramsey Cardwell: psychometric intern working on the interpretation and use of score reports in different stakeholder groups at the Medical Council of Canada in Ottawa, ON, Canada Austin Cavanaugh: research intern for the NC Department of Public Instruction in Raleigh, NC Elizabeth […]

Three ERM doctoral students secured funding to work on their independent research over the summer from the graduate school. Cherie Avant will be investigating the extent to which the values-engage, education (VEE) evaluation approach meaningfully engages issues of culture, diversity and equity in STEM program evaluation. Alexandra Lay will be conducting research on her project, […]

This year numerous students and faculty members traveled to San Antonio, TX for the annual AERA/NCME meetings. Students had the opportunity to present their research, network with alumni at the annual UNCG AERA/NCME reception, and attend workshops. Student presentations include: Yan Fu. Do Option-Based Diagnostic Models Provide More Information than Correct-Option Based Diagnostic Models? Option-based […]

The Educational Research Methodology (ERM) Department at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), in partnership with its Graduate Student Association, hosted the first annual student-led Emergent Voices in Evaluation Conference (EViE) this past Friday, March 31st, 2017. This one-day conference was inspired by the Edward F. Kelly Evaluation Conference that has taken place […]

Three ERM graduate students, Cherie Avent, Aileen Reid, and Adeyemo Adetogun, presented at the Conference on African-American and African Diasporic Culture and Experience on February 22nd, 2017. Their panel presentation title was And Still I Rise: Lived Experiences of Prominent and Emerging Black Evaluators. They are working with Dr. Ayesha Boyce on this research and […]

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ERM Assistant Professor Dr. Ayesha Boyce was featured on the UNCG Research and Instruction in STEM Education (RISE) website for being awarded the 1st RISE Small Grant Research Award. The aim of her RISE funded research was to begin to investigate undergraduate Biology students’ satisfaction with and overall attitudes towards their department through the development, […]

Students and faculty had the opportunity to present scholarship, network with seasoned evaluators, and publicize the upcoming Emerging Voices in Evaluation (EViE) graduate student conference to be hosted by ERM in March 2017. With the guidance of Drs. Jill Chouinard and Ayesha Boyce, eight students (Robyn Thomas Pits, Emma Sunnassee, Adeyemo Adetogun, Cherie Avent, Julianne […]

ERM students Yanyan Fu and Tyler Strachan entered a competition sponsored by the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) and the journal Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice. The graphic/data visualization competition is hosted every year in an effort to encourage innovation in data visualization techniques. Their graph, “Conditional Means of Two-Dimensional Latent Abilities Given […]

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