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Development of Next-Generation Assessments – Technical Challenges and Solutions in the Transition to Common Core State Standards (CCSS)
Liru Zhang, Ph.D, Max Xu, Ph.D, Steve G. Viger, C. Allen Lau, Ph.D, Shudong Wang, Ph.D. and Yi Du, Ph.D.
Embracing the New, Transforming the Old
Susan Weigert, Ph.D., Erin Faasuamalie, Patti Whetstone, Ed.D, Alan Sheinker, Ed.D. and Melissa Gholson
Planning for Transition: Evolution of Next-Generation Assessment System Designs to Support Ongoing Improvements in Measuring Complex Skills and Constructs
Nancy Doorey, Jeff Nellhaus, Marty McCall, Sue Rigney and Kathleen Scalise
A National Research Agenda to Improve the Educational Assessment and Attainment of English Language Learners
John W. Young, Margaret Heritage, Diane August, Mikyung Kim Wolf, Ph.D., Charlene Rivera, Jennifer Paul and John W. Young
Getting More From Our Measures by Taking Advantage of Technology Enhanced Items
Timothy R. Vansickle, Ph.D., Michael J. Muenks, Nadine McBride and Phoebe C. Winter
An Effective Communication Plan: Communication Plans During a State Of Transition In The World Of Educational Assessment
Wendy Geiger, Ed.D., Rhonda Patton, Brian Swiger and Iris L. Garner, Ph.D.
Consensus Criteria for a System of High-Quality Student Assessment
Joan Herman and Jim Pellegrino
What Are Best Practices in Large Scale Online Testing? A New Book: Volume Two Outlines Those Practices
Pat Roschewski, Lisa Ehrlich, Sarah Susbury and Christopher Hanczrik
Preparing Tennessee for PARCC: Preparing Educators, Guiding Students, and Transitioning the TCAP Writing Assessment to the Common Core State Standards
Lior Klirs, Katie Gerhardt and Emily Barton
CCSS Showcase: Innovations in Ohio to Prepare for the Common Core
Sasheen Phillips, Lauren V. Monowar-Jones, Karen Daugherty, Terrence Moore, Ph.D., Margaret Heritage and Shazia Miller
CCSS Showcase: Measuring 21st Century Skills Assessments in a Common Core Era-How to Address Both CCSS and 21st Century Skills Assessments?
Maryam Tager, Jim Pellegrino, Henry Braun, Lydia Begley, Katie Larsen McClarty and Yigal Rosen, Dr.
CCSS Showcase: The Role Of Assessments In The Common Core Transition: State's Perspectives
Dan Verdick, Judy Snow, Jessica Brown, Ph.D., Tom Dauphinee, Ph.D. and Phil Robakiewicz, PhD.
CCSS Showcase: Transitioning to Next Generation Assessment: A Continuum of Performance Assessment Approaches
Daisy Rutstein, Rosemary Reshetar, Yigal Rosen, Dr., Peter W. Foltz, Carol S. Parke and Emily R. Lai, Ph.D.
Challenges and Solutions In Implementing Accessible Next Generation Assessments
Michael Russell, Cara Cahalan Laitusis, PhD, Trinell M. Bowman, Deborah Matthews, Thomas Hoffmann and Jennifer Higgins
Design of CAT: Considerations, Realities
G. Gage Kingsbury, Liru Zhang, Ph.D and Tim Davey
NAEP 2012 4th Grade, Computer-Based Pilot Writing Assessment: Transitioning From Paper-and-Pencil To Computer-Based Assessment On a National Scale
Jack Buckley, Hilary Persky, Scott E. Becker, Jessica Miller, Sandra Murphy, Scott Ferguson, Angela Glymph and Eunice Ann Greer
Emerging Model Arts Instruction and Assessment Program in the State of Michigan
Dr. Vincent Dean, Edward Roeber and Kathryn Dewsbury-White
A Vital Goal: Blending Assessment with Instruction
Eva Lee Baker, Gerald Tindal, PhD, H. Gary Cook, John Poggio, Rolf K. Blank and John Poggio
Learning Progressions and Formative Assessment: Helping Mathematics Teachers Transition To The Common Core State Standards
Caroline Wylie, Ph.D., Jeff Haberstroh, Beth Hulbert, Mendy Mills, Fritz Mosher and Gerrita Postlewait
Lessons Learned From Managing a Successful Multi-State Assessment Consortium – The Wida Experience
Edward Roeber, Ph.D., Troy Couillard, Gay Pickner, Meredith Alt, Ilhye Yoon and Timothy J. Boals, Ph.D.
Providing Accessible Assessments in the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium
Magda Chia, Michael Hock, Jennifer Paul, Deborah Matthews and Sally Valenzuela
Use of PARCC and SBAC Assessments in Higher Education
Wayne Camara, Kris Ellington, Kristen Huff, Jacqueline King and Wayne Camara
Sharing Test Items, Licensed Materials and Ancillary Materials Across States: Two Case Studies and Lessons Learned
Ken Kalcevich, John Jesse, Vincent Dean, Jennifer Paul, Carissa Moffat Miller, Leon Dreyfus and Kurt Farnsworth
Transitioning College Placement and Diagnostic Testing to the High Schools – Lessons Learned From P.E.R.T.
Julie Alexander and Matthew T. Schultz, PhD
CAT Test Specifications: What’s Different? What’s the Same?
Denny Way, Liru Zhang, Ph.D, G. Gage Kingsbury and Tim Davey
Technology Showcase: Designing Technology-Enhanced Assessments for Next Generation Students
Mikyung Kim Wolf, Ph.D., Mikyung Kim Wolf, Ph.D., Girlie C. Delacruz, Mike Hibbard and Alexis A. Lopez
Technology Showcase: Usability Research: Lessons Learned For Digital Assessment Delivery
Cathy Wendler, PhD, Debra Pisacreta, Diane Brauner, Robert Harris, TBD California and Christine Mills, PhD
Debunking the Myth Attached to Commissioned Texts for Assessments
Patty McDivitt, Mike Spradlin, Kara Courtney and Andrew Middlestead
Lunch and Learn: Growth for Students With Disabilities
Claudia Flowers and Meagan Karvonen, PhD
Lunch and Learn: Measuring Growth When Assessment Systems Change
William Auty and Pete Goldschmidt, Ph.D
Lunch and Learn: Using Evidence-Centered Design in Large-Scale Assessment
Kristen Huff and Erika Hall
Plenary: The Future Is (Almost) Now: Implementing New Assessments in 2014-2015
Scott Norton, Laura Slover, Joe Willhoft, Shelley Loving-Ryder, Christopher Shearer and Scott Hill
A Bridge From High School to Beyond
Caroline R. H. Wiley, Shelley Loving-Ryder, Julie Alexander, Melissa Fincher, PhD, Shelby McIntosh, Lauress Wise and D. E. (Sunny) Becker, Ph.D.
Challenges of Transitioning English Language Proficiency/Development Standards and the New On-Line Assessment System to Reflect the Language Behind the Common Core
H. Gary Cook, Timothy J. Boals, Ph.D., Margo Gottlieb, Ph.D., Kenji Hakuta, Ph.D., Lily Roberts, Ph.D., Edynn Sato, Ph.D., Carsten Wilmes, Ph.D., Dorry Kenyon, Ph.D. and Audrey Lesondak
Next Generation Assessments: Key Aspects of the PARCC Technology Architecture That Support State Transitions to the Next Generation Assessment System
Wes Bruce, Ph.D., Alex Kaplan, Joe Seaman and Stella Gibbs
The Maryland/Ohio Early Childhood Comprehensive Assessment System: A State Collaboration to Bridge the Transition Between Early Childhood and Elementary Education
Stephanie Siddens, PhD, Jacqueline Nunn, EdD, Stanley Rabinowitz, PhD, Tamara Otto, MA and Rolf Grafwallner, PhD
Transition to the Common Core—Experience From the New York State
Ye Tong, Jason Schweid, Peter Swerdzewski, Sz-Shyan Wu and Kristen Huff
APIP - The Road To Full Implementation
Dirk Mattson, Michael Hock, Trinell M. Bowman, Cheryl Alcaya, Jennifer Higgins and Michael Russell
From State-Wide to State Consortium Assessment Systems: Test Administration Lessons Learned From a Consortium Pilot
Jennifer Paul, Juan D'Brot, Deborah Matthews, Beth Fultz, Paula Hutton and Norma Sinclair
New Questions to Ask, New Questions to Answer - Researching New Item Types
Laura M.B. Kramer, Ph.D., Cameron M. Clyne, M.A., Lisa McBride, M.F.A. and Laura M.B. Kramer, Ph.D.
PARCC Text Complexity and Cognitive Complexity Measures: Their Role in Assessment Development and in Supporting Claims about Student Proficiency and Readiness
Steve Ferrara, Kristen Huff, Nancy Glazer, James (Jay) Larkin, Jeff Haberstroh, Jim Pellegrino and James Wright
Technology Diversity: Testing, Tablets, and Transitions
Bryan Bleil, Shelley Loving-Ryder, Dale Cornelius, Amy B. Schaefer, Steven Tang, Ellen Strain-Seymour and Laurie Davis
Next Generation Alignment Approaches: Needs and Promising Directions
Ellen Forte, Susan Davis-Becker, Ph.D. and Norman Webb
Assessing Career Readiness
Robin Utz, Lee Burkett, Tom Foster, Ph.D., Cameron M. Clyne, M.A. and Marty Kehe
Different But Comparable: Measurement Considerations for Policy Uses for Scores From the PARCC and Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortia
Henry Braun, John Mazzeo, Lauress Wise, Marty McCall, Enis Dogan, Mitchell Chester and Tom Luna
Publications Showcase: Planning For 2014/2015 – What Are States Doing To Prepare For The Next Generation Of Assessments?
Bob Olsen, John Olson, Mark Shermis, Ph.D., Carissa Moffat Miller and Barry Topol, CPA
Adopting and Implementing New Content and Standards: Two Distinct Strategies
Nathan Wall, Gay Pickner, Erik McCormick and Amy Schaefer
Standard Setting For The Brave New World
Timothy R. Vansickle, Ph.D., Leon Dreyfus, Nikki Shepherd Eatchel, M.A., Industrial/Organizational, Psychology and Canda D. Mueller, Ph.D.
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