Improving Admissions and Learning in Higher Education
March 28-29, 2013
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Neal Schmitt, Ph.D.
University Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Michigan State University, Department of Psychology
Presentation Title: Objectively Scored Alternatives to SAT/ACT Scores and High School Grades in College Admissions
Michael C. Rodriguez, Ph.D.
Campbell Leadership Chair in Education & Human Development
University of Minnesota, Department of Educational Psychology
Presentation Title: Trends in Graduate Admissions Measures
Kurt F. Geisinger, Ph.D.
Director of Buros Center for Testing & W.C. Meierhenry Distinguished Professor
University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Department of Educational Psychology
Presentation Title: The Future of College Admissions Testing in America
Testing of Specific Populations
James S. Jackson, Ph.D.
Director and Research Professor, Institute for Social Research & Daniel Katz Distinguished Professor of Psychology
University of Michigan, Department of Psychology
Co-authors: Krim Lacey, Ph.D. , University of Michigan
Thomas S. Paskus, Ph.D. , National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
Todd Petr, MBA, National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
Presentation Title: Admission, Selection and Success of Minority College Student Athletes
James Wollack, Ph.D.
Director of Testing and Evaluation Services & Associate Professor
University of Wisconsin – Madison, Department of Educational Psychology
Presentation Title: College-Level Placement Testing and the Common Core
Martha L. Thurlow, Ph.D.
Senior Research Associate and Director of the National Center on Educational Outcomes
University of Minnesota, College of Education & Human Development
Presentation Title: Assessment Changing Students and Vice Versa: Lessons from K-12 Testing of Students with Disabilities
Learning Assessment: Accountability & Improvement
Victor Borden, Ph.D.
Professor and Senior Advisor to Executive Vice President for University Regional Affairs, Planning, and Policy
Indiana University, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
Presentation Title: Measurement Validity and Accountability for Student Learning in Higher Education
Edward Roeber, Ph.D.
Senior Assessment Policy Advisor
University of Wisconsin – Madison, Wisconsin Center for Education Research/WIDA
Presentation Title: When Assessment and Accountability Come Knocking, Should Higher Ed Answer the Door? Lessons Learning from K-12 for Higher Education
Jerome D'Agostino, Ph.D.
The Ohio State University, School of Educational Policy & Leadership
Presentation Title: Research on the Alignment between Secondary and Postsecondary Standards and Expectations