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University of Connecticut Neag School of Education Office of Assessment

Assessment, Research, and Evaluation Colloquia: 2008-09

What's New in Connecticut's Student Assessment Program?

Presenter: Dr. Barbara Beaudin, Connecticut State Department of Education Associate Commission for Research, Evaluation and Student Assessment               

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Response to Intervention: Overview and the Behavioral Domain

Presenters: Dr. Sandra Chafouleas, Associate Professor in School Psychology; Dr. Lisa Sanetti, Assistant Professor in School Psychology; Dr. Brandi Simonsen, Assistant Professor in Special Education

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Note: The purpose of Center for Behavioral Education and Research (CBER) is to conduct and disseminate rigorous research that improves educational and social outcomes for all children and youth in schools. This is the first of three sessions on this topic.

How Do I Know If They Are Getting It?: Measuring Student Responsiveness to Reading and Writing Instruction

Presenters: Dr. Michael Faggella-Luby, Assistant Professor in Special Education; Dr. Natalie Olinghouse, Assistant Professor in Special Education; Dr. Michael Coyne, Associate Professor in Special Education

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Note: The purpose of Center for Behavioral Education and Research (CBER) is to conduct and disseminate rigorous research that improves educational and social outcomes for all children and youth in schools. This is the second of three sessions on this topic.

Response to Intervention: Behavioral Assessment at the School-wide Level

Presenter: Dr.  George Sugai, Professor and Carole J. Neag Endowed Chair

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Note: The purpose of Center for Behavioral Education and Research (CBER) is to conduct and disseminate rigorous research that improves educational and social outcomes for all children and youth in schools. This is the third of three sessions on this topic.

Initial Concepts of the College Readiness Indicator System, Some Preliminary Results and a Vision for the Future of Aggregate Reporting

Presenters: Dr. Thanos Patelis, Executive Director of Data and Reporting Products, College Board

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Value Added Assessment:  Promise, Pitfalls, and the Louisiana Assessment of Teacher Preparation

Presenter: Dr. George Noell, BCBA/Louisiana State University

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Visible Learning - Visible Teaching - Visible Assessment

Presenter: Dr John Hattie, Professor of Education, University of Auckland

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Putting the Value Back in Evaluation: Using Standard Setting to Determine the Success in Health Initiatives

Presenter: Dr. Janet Clinton-Hattie, Director of the Bachelor of Health Science in the School of Population Health, University of Auckland.

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Assessment for Learning, As Opposed to Assessment of Learning

Presenter: Dr. Katie Moirs, CSDE, Bureau of Educator Preparation, Certification, Support and Assessment

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It's Not Just What We Know, But How We Know and Why We Believe It?

Presenter: Arthur Eisenkraft, Distinguished Professor of Science Education at UMass Boston,
Director of the Center of Science and Math in Context (COSMIC)
Date: Thursday, April 2  
Time: 11:30-1:00 

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Exploring the Online Assessment Options Available in HuskyCT

Presenter: Ms. Janet Jordan, Manager, Instructional Resource Center (IRC)

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“Big Rocks” of Effective Instruction: How to Think Like a Great Teacher

Presenter: Ms. Samantha Kennedy, Achievement First

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Value Added Assessment: The Connecticut Story For Creating The Vertical Scale, Its Uses And Misuses

Presenter: Hariharan Swaminathan, Professor and Department Head of Educational Psychology at   the University of Connecticut, Storrs

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