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Keynote Speakers

Anthony J. Nitko

Anthony J. Nitko is a private consultant in educational measurement and Professor Emeritus and former Chairperson of the Department of Psychology in Education at the University of Pittsburgh. He is Adjunct Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, at the University of Arizona. His research interests include curriculum-based criterion-referenced testing, integrating testing and instruction, classroom assessment, and the assessment of knowledge and higher order thinking skills.

Topic: International Assessment of Learning Outcomes

 

Jerome D’Agostino

 Jerome D’Agostino is an Associate Professor in the Quantitative Research, Evaluation, and Measurement program in the School of Educational Policy & Leadership at The Ohio State University. Dr. D’Agostino received his PhD from University of Chicago in Measurement, Evaluation, and Statistical Analysis in 1997. His research and publications focus on applied measurement and assessment, with an emphasis on validity analysis and testing as an educational reform lever; evaluation of educational programs for underprivileged children and families; innovative research methods and testing. He was awarded a Spencer/NAE postdoc fellowship to study teacher certification testing in 2000. He has conducted numerous studies of standards-based testing and the link between high school and collegiate standards.

Topic: Critical Role of Formative Assessment

 

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