He currently chairs a National Research Council committee on assessment of science achievement.
The KU School of Education also offers several graduate degree programs, as well as an undergraduate degree in Exercise Science, at the KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park, Kansas. programs are approved by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), NCATE, and Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE). Application of theory including classical theories of reliability and validity, latent-trait theories, item sampling, and factor analysis to problems in educational test development and use in areas such as evaluation, research, placement, and selection. The course will also focus on some advanced applications using these models, including test development, test score equating, differential item functioning, scoring and score reporting, Monte Carlo simulation studies, and innovative test designs. There are no prerequisites for this course, but those students who have coursework through the multivariate statistics level will benefit most from this course. Prerequisite: EPSY 810 Regression Analysis (formerly EPSY 904). A prior course in item response theory is desirable but not required.
View the mission statement of the School of Education. Undergraduate programs feature extensive coursework in subject areas taught by expert faculty and real world experiences or concentrations in areas of interest or future study. In this course, contemporary methods for the analysis of data that are not normally distributed are presented. The course will treat an intensive critical study of various views of evaluation as it exists opposite the experimental research process, emphasizing the operational definitions of objectives, existing models, taxonomies, and structure, and goals and methods of obtaining and summarizing evaluation data. Seminar in Current Issues in Counseling Psychology. An examination of selected current issues in counseling psychology. Theory and Applications of Educational Measurement. Other suggested courses include those related to psychological and educational measurement, classical test theory, item response theory, and research methods.
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Developing, Validating and Using Internal Ratings; Contents; Preface; About the authors; 1 The emergence of credit ratings tools; 2 Classifications and key concepts of credit risk; 3 Rating assignment methodologies; 4 Developing a statistical-based rating system; 5 Validating rating models; 6 Case study: Validating Pan Alp Bank's statistical-based rating system for financial institutions; 7 Ratings usage opportunities and warnings; Bibliography; Index.