Fairness issues in testing: Application and practice informed by theory and research
APA CE & NASP CPD CREDIT AVAILABLE
The 2014 Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing increased the emphasis on fairness in testing discussing various issues related to test development/evaluation, administration, scoring, interpretation, and use. The presenters in this webinar series include influential researchers/practitioners in the fields of educational assessment, school psychology, and counseling/clinical psychology. These speakers discuss some of the challenges in the educational and psychological assessment of individuals of varying cultural backgrounds, those with disabilities, and English language learners (ELLs). They also discuss how to select appropriate accommodations for educational tests, and what test users should expect from test developers when selecting assessments for potentially impacted individuals.
Individuals can register for $15/per webinar.
APA CE or NASP CPD credit available for $20/per webinar.
- Professionals, Academics, and Graduate Students
- Test Developers: those who create, sponsor, publish, or market tests and assessments
- Test Users: those who review, select, administer, score, interpret, and use tests and assessments for decision-making
Presenters & Topics
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|Presenter||Affiliation, Title||Topic||Webinar Date||Webinar Time|
|Catherine Welch||University of Iowa, Professor of Educational Measurement and Statistics||Fairness Evidence Expectations for Educational Tests||March 28, 2018 (Wednesday)||12:00 – 1:30 CDT|
|Samuel Ortiz||St. John’s University, Professor of School Psychology||English Exposure as a Developmental Marker for the Assessment of English Language Learners||April 25, 2018 (Wednesday)||12:00 - 1:30 CDT|
|Ryan Kettler||Rutgers University, Professor of School Psychology||Putting the Score First: Selection of Test Accommodations for IEP Teams||May 11, 2018 (Friday)||11:00 – 12:30 CDT|
|Azara Santiago Rivera||Merrimack College Professor, Director Clinical Mental Health Program||Latino Adults and Depression: Assessment Challenges||June 21, 2018 (Thursday)||11:00 – 12:30 CDT|
|Lisa Suzuki||NYU Steinhardt, Professor of Applied Psychology||Translating Cultural Considerations into Psychological Testing Practice||TBA||TBA|
You may contact Dr. Jessica Jonson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 402-472-0780, if you have any questions or concerns.