News

2021 News:

Teresa Ober et al. has a manuscript accepted by Computers and Education, a leading journal in the field: Ober, T. M., Hong, M. R., Rebouças, D. A., Carter, M. F., Liu, C., & Cheng, Y. (in press). Linking self-report and process data to performance as measured by different assessment types. Computers & Education.

Daniella Rebouças has accepted a position in the Carolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity at UNC-Chapel Hill. The mission of this highly selective program is to develop postdoctoral scholars for possible tenure track appointments at UNC and other research universities. 

Congratulations Anupriya Seksaria for her upcoming presentation of her research in student engagement at the Meeting of the Minds Conference at the University of North Carolina, and for winning CUSE research grant! 

Congratulations Meghan Coggins for her upcoming poster presentation at the 2021 Midwest Psychological Association Annual Meeting, for her upcoming Paper presentation at the 2021 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting and for winning the CUSE research grant!


2020 News:

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have made our AP-CAT platform available to any AP statistics student in the United States for the remainder of the 2019-2020 academic year. By doing this, we hope to give AP statistics students in-depth practice with online testing ahead of the online administration of the AP statistics exam on May 22, 2020. Check out this University press release for more information.


2019 News:

Teresa Ober presented work on behalf of lab members at the 2019 Cognitive Development Society Biennial Meeting held in October.

Congratulations Maxwell Hong for publishing a paper about inattentive responses in Educational and Psychological Measurement!

Good job Daniella Rebouças for publishing a paper about differential item functioning in Psychological Test and Assessment Modeling!

Watch Alex Brodersen and Matthew Carter present their research on log data analysis in educational measurement at APA 2019!

Welcome Teresa to the LAMBS lab as our new postdoctoral researcher!

Watch Daniella Rebouças, Alex Brodersen and Ian Campbell present their research at IMPS 2019!

Try to find presentations by Alex Brodersen and Ian Campbell at NCME 2019!

Congratulations Daniella Rebouças and Max Hong for obtaining internships at ETS and Facebook!

Look for work done by lab members, Rachel DaDamio and Alex Brodersen, about student engagement at APS 2019!

Congratulations Alison Cheng on becoming the Chief Editor of BJMSP!

Watch Alex Brodersen and Ian Campbell present their work at NCME 2019!


2018 News:

Watch Shuya Zhang present her project about Item Response Theory packages at the 2018 Ideas and Testing Conference!

Congratulations Alison Cheng on receiving an IES grant to investigate Intelligent Diagnostic Assessment Platforms (i-Dap) for High School Statistics Education!

Look for Allie Johnston at the Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium at Notre Dame, where she will present her research on scale development of the BFI-2!

Read a new paper from our lab about the importance of Student Engagement in AP Statistics courses!

Look for Danielle at the International Meeting of the Psychometric Society as she presents a paper on Differential Item Functioning!

Congratulations Alex on obtaining a competitive internship at the National Council of State Boards of Nursing!

Good job Ian for winning the prestigious Harold Gulliksen Psychometric Research Fellowship to support his dissertation research on Equivalence Testing!


2017 News:

Look for Alex, Xiaofeng and Max at the Conference of Test Security 2017!

Look for LAMBS lab members’, Daniella Rebouças and Xiaofeng Yu, presentations at the 2017 Ideas and Testing Conference!

Alison Cheng and Alex Brodersen both presented at the 2017 International Meeting of Psychometric Society in Zurich, Switzerland (July 2017). Alison gave an invited talk on “Statistical Quality Control in Testing”, and Alex presented on “Modified Parallel Analysis for Data with Planned Missingness.”

Good luck Brendan Whitney as he continues his graduate education at the University of Iowa as a PhD student in Clinical Psychology!

Congratulations Alison Cheng for recently being elected as a Fellow for SMEP and Maxwell Hong for being selected as the Methodology Representative for the APA Science Student Council!

Welcome, Melissa Henry and Isabella Speedon as our new NSF REU students! Congratulations Alex Brodersen as he begins an internship with the Northwest Evaluation Association!


2016 News:

Maxwell Hong and Daniella Rebouças have officially joined the LAMBS lab as our new graduate students!