NOVEMBER 15 - 16 2017 | IOWA CITY

Education Technology and Computational Psychometrics Symposium 2017

SPEAKERS

The 200 researchers, students, and professionals registered to take part in the symposium not only came from ACT, but also, for the first time, from universities and industries across the globe. The ten outstanding speakers that we had, delivered insightful presentations and led thought-provoking discussions.

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Dror Ben-Naim Founder and CEO of Smart Sparrow

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Johanna Blakley Managing Director at the Norman Lear Center

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Peter Halpin Asst. Professor of Applied Statistics, New York University

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Pietro Cipresso Asst. Professor (Ricercatore a t.d), Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

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Noshir Contractor Professor of Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University

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Kristen DiCerbo VP, Education Research, Global Product Organization, Pearson

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Dragan Gašević Professor and Chair in Learning Analytics and Informatics Moray House School of Education and School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh

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Mark Gierl Professor of Educational Psychology and the Director of the Centre for Research in Applied Measurement and Evaluation, University of Alberta

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Janice Gobert Professor of Learning Sciences and Educational Psychology, Rutgers Graduate School of Education

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Donna Matovinovic Senior Vice President of Test Development, ACT

"[ETCPS '17] brought together academics in compuational
psychometrics and innovators in education technology
to discuss the future of learning and assessment"
- Dror Ben-Naim, CEO, Smart Sparrow

AGENDA

WEDNESDAY | NOVEMBER 15
8:55 A.M.

Where Are We Going With Learning And Assessment

Dror Ben-Naim |
Founder & CEO, Smart Sparrow

10:05 A.M.

Entertainment Education and Media Impact Assessment

Johanna Blakley |
Managing Director, Norman Lear Center

11:05 A.M.

Towards Strengthening Links Between Learning Analytics & Assessment

Dragan Gašević |
Prof. & Chair in Learning Analytics & Informatics Moray House School of Education & School of Economics, University of Edinburgh

1:20 P.M.

Psychometric Models Of Small Group Collaborations

Peter Halpin |
Assistant Prof. of Applied Statistics, NYU

2:30 P.M.

Lessons Learned & Future Directions for Game-Based Assessment

Kristen DiCerbo |
VP, Education Research, Global Product Organization, Pearson

3:30 P.M.

Some Assembly Required: Collaboration in the 21st Century

Noshir Contractor |
Prof. of Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University

THURSDAY | NOVEMBER 16
9:10 A.M.

Augmented Intelligence and the Future of Item Development

Donna Matovinovic |
Senior Vice President of Test Development, ACT

Mark Gierl | Prof. Educational Psychology & Director of the Centre of Research in Applied Measurement & Evaluation, University of Alberta

10:25 A.M.

Inq-ITS and Inq-Blotter: Real-Time Assessment and Alerting On Students' Inquiry Practices

Janice Gobert |
Prof. of Learning Sciences and Educational Psychology, Rutgers Graduate School of Education

11:30 A.M.

How to Use Practical Virtual Reality for Computational Psychology

Pietro Cipresso |
Assistant Prof. at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

THE VENUE

Located in the heart of downtown Iowa City,
The Englert Theater is a renowed historical performance arts center

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