Schedule

Program: September 21, 2015

When What Who Where

18h00-22h00

Registration

  Helga Engs hus, Campus Blindern

19h30-19h45

Welcome at CEMO

Johan Braeken

Helga Engs hus, Campus Blindern

19h45-20h00

Welcome to Norway

Hege Nilssen, The Norwegian Directorate for Education and Training Helga Engs hus, Campus Blindern

20h00-22h00

Reception

  Helga Engs hus, Campus Blindern

Program: September 22, 2015

When What Who Where

09h00-09h15

Introduction to the conference

UiO rector Ole Petter Ottersen

Secretary General of the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research Trond Fevolden

CEMO director Sigrid Blömeke

Helga Engs hus,

Auditorium 1

09h15-10h30

Applications in educational
monitoring and practice

Mark Wilson, UCB, U.S.

Introduction: Leslie Rutkowski

Helga Engs hus,

Auditorium 1

10h30-11h45

Standard setting: Bridging the
worlds of research and policy making

Hans Anand Pant, Humboldt University of Berlin and Robert Bosch Foundation, Germany

Introduction: Sigrid Blömeke

Helga Engs hus,

Auditorium 1

11h45-12h45

Lunch break

   

12h45-14h00

Validity of standard-setting outcomes

Michael Kane, ETS, U.S.

Introduction: Johan Braeken

Helga Engs hus,

Auditorium 1

14h00-15h15

Maintaining, adjusting and
generalizing standards and cut-scores

Rob Coe, Durham University, UK

Introduction: Ronny Scherer

Helga Engs hus,

Auditorium 1

15h15-15h30

Coffee break

   

15h30-17h00

Round-table discussion:
Standard-setting–Art or Science?
Limitations and future challenges

Barbara Plake, Rolf Vegar Olsen and the four keynote speakers.

Moderator: Sigrid Blömeke

Helga Engs hus,

Auditorium 1

19h00-

Conference dinner

 

Felix konferansesenter

Program: September 23, 2015

When What
 

Strand I: Methodological issues (moderated by Ronny Scherer)

Auditorium 2, Helga Engs hus

Strand II: Policy issues (moderated by David Rutkowski)

Auditorium 3, Helga Engs hus

09h00-09h40

Closing the Loop

James C. Impara, Amanda A. Wolkowitz & Chad W. Buckendahl

Experiences with standards and criteria in Norway

Kirsti Aandstad Hettasch & Sissel Skillinghaug

09h40-10h20

Comparing Apples with Oranges?

Olaf Köller

Experiences with standards and criteria in Sweden

Gudrun Erickson

10h20-11h00

Comparing PISA and TIMSS procedure to define achievement levels

Trude Nilsen and Rolf Vegar Olsen

National tests in Norway - a contested standard in education

Elisabeth Hovdhaugen and Idunn Seland

11h00-11h15

Coffee break

11h15-11h55

Effects of extended rater training on cut scores set by Angoff procedures

Christer Lundgren and Mattias Abrahamsson

An application of standard-setting methods to a formative assessment of digital responsibility

Ove Edvard Hatlevik and Ingrid Radtke

11h55-12h35

Validating cut scores set by Angoff procedures with results from equating procedures

Anna Lind Pantzare

An application of the bookmark standard-setting method to science education

Maik Walpuski and Elke Sumfleth

12h35-13h00

    Auditorium 2, Helga Engs hus

   Using professional judgement to equate exam standards

                                           Alastair Pollitt

13h00-14h00

Lunch break

14h00-14h40

A new procedure for establishing performance standards

Hendrik Straat & Jos Keuning

Combining test grades based on cut scores with qualitative points

Samuel Sollerman

14h40-15h20

Setting standards to a language test for adult immigrants by utilizing the CEFR

Eli Moe & Norman Verhelst

Sensitivity and specificity of a compensating and a conjunctive testing system

Iris Yocarini

15h20-15h35 Coffee break

15h35-16h15

Setting standards to a scientific literacy test for adults using the Item Descriptor (ID) Matching Method

Nele Kampa

Establishing Norwegian standards for students' writing

Lars Sigfred Evensen & Ragnar Thygesen

16h15-16h45

Auditorium 2, Helga Engs hus

Summary and future research needs

Sigrid Blömeke

16h45-

Farewell reception