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Using Natural Language Processing to Bring Efficiencies to Educational Alignment Processes

2023-05-11T09:16:45-04:00May 11th, 2023|HumRRO Blogs|

State education assessment programs are required to conduct alignment studies and include the results in their U.S. Department of Education peer review submissions. These time-intensive validity investigations typically involve human [...]

Exploring the Use of Cognitive Diagnostic Models (CDMs) in Formative Assessments to Deliver Tailored Student Instruction and Success

2023-03-23T12:49:32-04:00March 23rd, 2023|HumRRO Blogs|

Traditionally, states have evaluated student performance using end-of-year summative assessments, which produce cut scores that classify examinees into broad performance categories, such as, “Nearing Proficiency” or “Proficient.” Such classifications [...]

Journal of Educational Measurement Special Issue on AI Edited by HumRRO’s David Dorsey and Hillary Michaels

2022-11-22T10:49:49-05:00November 22nd, 2022|HumRRO Blogs|

HumRRO Vice President, David Dorsey, Ph.D., and HumRRO Director of Education, Hillary Michaels, Ph.D., leveraged their unique expertise and experience to edit the Fall 2022 Special Issue of the [...]

Is Cognitive Ability the Best Predictor of Job Performance? New Research Says It’s Time to Think Again

2023-12-20T17:59:30-05:00September 27th, 2022|HumRRO Blogs|

Meta-analyses have overestimated both the primacy of cognitive ability and the validity of a wide range of predictors within the personnel selection arena, according to groundbreaking research led by [...]