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Dr Yasmine El Masri appointed as Assessment Specialist by Ofqual Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Yasmine has been appointed by Ofqual to be part of their External Assessment Specialists Group. The appointment is for a 3 year term.

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Dr Joshua McGrane represents OUCEA at two New York conferences Thursday, April 26th, 2018

At the International Objective Measurement Workshop Josh presented “Scientific Objectivity and the Rasch Paradigm.” This talk discussed the different conceptions of scientific objectivity and related them to the Rasch paradigm, highlighting the ways in which this paradigm succeeds and fails in being scientifically objective. Josh was also a discussant at the National Council on Measurement […]

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Professor Art Graesser wins The Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Professor Art Graesser, Honorary Research Fellow at Oxford University’s Department of Education and affiliated to OUCEA, has been awarded the 2018 Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education. Since 1988, the McGraw-Hill Research Foundation has awarded this prize to honour individuals whose outstanding contributions have made a significant difference in the field of education. For […]

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Rachel Taylor awarded Doctor of Philosophy degree Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Congratulations to OUCEA DPhil student Rachel Taylor who has successfully defended her thesis is entitled Early and multiple entry to GCSE mathematics and the implications for examination standards. Her examiners were Professor Peter Tymms (Durham University) and Dr Therese Hopfenbeck (University of Oxford) and her supervisors were Professors Steve Strand and Jo-Anne Baird.  A summary of her doctoral […]

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New publication by Dr Joshua McGrane on social attitude assessment Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

Dr Joshua McGrane (OUCEA) has published an article on social attitude assessment in Applied Psychological Measurement. McGrane, J. (2018). The Bipolarity of Attitudes: Unfolding the Implications of Ambivalence. Applied Psychological Measurement. Available here.

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