Nami Shin and Mark Hansen: ELs and NCME

April 9, 2018


In these short videos, Nami Shin and Mark Hansen share their thoughts on how large scale assessment can support English Learners, including English Learners with disabilities. Nami Shin describes her presentation at NCME on fairness in assessment. Mark Hansen reviews his various NCME presentations that range from how to ensure validity of blind and low vision assessments to innovative IRT models for analyzing multiple language modalities in individual assessment items.


Nami Shin
Fairness in Testing ELs and ELs with Disabilities:
Research, Implementation, and Policy
Authors: Edynn Sato, Michelle McCoy, Nami Shin, Margaret Ho
Sat, April 14th, 4:05 to 6:05pm
Room: Ambassador 2

Long-term English Learners’ Performance on
English Language Proficiency Tests and Content Assessments
Authors: Nami Shin
Mon, April 16th, 2:15 to 3:45pm
Room: Gershwin 1

Mark Hansen
Diagnostic Classification Models:
Challenges and Opportunities

Author: Mark Hansen
Sat, April 14th, 10:35am to 12:05pm
Room:  Plymouth, B7

Characterizing Classification Accuracy Using
Posterior Densities from Multidimensional IRT scoring

Authors: Mark Hansen, Li Cai
Sun, April 15th, 2:45 to 4:15pm
Room:  Belasco, G6

Alternative Multistage Adaptive Testing Designs for Items
Requiring Item-level Accommodation

Authors: EunHee Keum, Mark Hansen
Sat, April 17th, 12:25 to 1:55pm
Room:  Plymouth, C7

Ensuring the Comparability of Modified Tests
Administered to Special Populations

Authors: Phoebe Winter, Michelle McCoy, Mark Hansen
Mon, April 16th, 4:05 to 6:05pm
Room: Ambassador III, M5

Click here to see CRESST’s full presenter schedule at AERA and NCME.