David Rutkowski

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Background

David Rutkowski is an Adjunct Professor of Education at the Center for Educational Measurement(CEMO) at the University of Oslo, Norway. David is also a Professor of Educational Research Methods at Indiana University, Bloomington USA. He earned his PhD in educational policy with a research specialization in evaluation from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. David’s research is focused in the area of educational assessment and policy including the technical topics within international large-scale assessment and program evaluation. His interests include how large scale assessments are used within policy debates, the impact of background questionnaire quality on achievement results, and topics concerning immigrant students at the international level. David teaches courses in educational policy, evaluation, mixed methods and statistics. David has collaborated with or consulted for national and international organizations including the US State Department, USAID, the IEA and the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD). David has worked on evaluations and projects in over 20 countries to include Afghanistan, South Sudan, Trinidad and Tobago and the US. 

Positions held

2018 – Present   Professor of Education Research Methods, Indiana University, USA

2015-2018    Professor of Educational Measurement, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

2011 – 2015   Assistant Professor of Educational Policy Studies, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Indiana University,

2011 - 2015       Adjunct Assistant Professor of Inquiry Methodology, Counseling and Educational Psychology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA

2011 – 2015      Consultant, Center for Evaluation and Education Policy, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

2010-2011         Visiting Lecturer of Education Policy, University of Vienna, Austria

2010 – 2011      Assistant Research Scientist, Center for Evaluation and Education Policy, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA

2007 – 2009      Research Associate, Research and Analysis Unit, IEA-DPC, Hamburg, Germany    

2005 – 2007      Graduate Instructor, Global Studies in Education, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL, USA

2004 – 2006       Research Assistant, Educational Leadership and Policy, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL, USA

 

Tags: Global South, USA

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

 

Rutkowski, L., Rutkowski, D., & Svetina, D. (accepted). Multistage testing in heterogeneous populations: Some design and implementation considerations. Applied Psychological Measurement.

Rutkowski, D., Rutkowski, L., & Flores, C. (2022). The effect of device type on achievement: Evidence from a quasi-experimental design. Educational Assessment.

Rutkowski, D., & Rutkowski, L. (2021). Running the wrong race? The case of PISA for Development. Comparative Education Review. 65(1), 147-165.

Aursand, L., & Rutkowski, D. (2021). Exemption or exclusion? A study of student

exclusion in PISA in Norway. Nordic Journal of Studies in Educational Policy. 7(1), 16-29.

Svetina, D., Rutkowski, L., & Rutkowski, D. (2020). Multiple-group invariance with categorical outcomes using updated guidelines: An illustration using Mplus and the lavaan/semTools Packages. Structural Equation Modeling: A Multidisciplinary Journal. 27(1), 111–130.

Engel, L., & Rutkowski, D. (2020). Pay to play: What does PISA participation cost in the US? Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education. 41(3), 484-496.

Tijmstra, J., Liaw, Y.-L., Bolsinova, M., Rutkowski, L., & Rutkowski, D. (2020). Sensitivity of the RMSD for detecting item-level misfit in low-performing countries. Journal of Educational Measurement. 57(4), 566-583.

Engel, L. C., Rutkowski, D., & Thompson, G. (2019). Toward an international measure of global competence? A critical look at PISA 2018. Globalisation, Societies and Education, 17(2), 117-131.

Rutkowski, L., Rutkowski, D., & Liaw, Y.-L. (2019). The existence and impact of floor effects in international assessments. Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice. 26 (6), 643-664.

Svetina, D., Liaw, Y.-L., Rutkowski, L., Rutkowski, D. (2019). Routing strategies and optimizing design for multistage testing in international large scale assessments. Journal of Educational Measurement, 56(1), 192-213.

Sandoval, A., Rutkowski, D., Matta, T., & Miranda, D. (2019). Back to the drawing board: Can we compare socioeconomic background scales? Revista de Educación, 383, 37-61.

Rutkowski, D., Rutkowski, L., & Liaw, Y.-L. (2018). Measuring widening proficiency differences in international assessments: Are current approaches enough? Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 37(4), 40-48.

Rutkowski, D., Rutkowski, L., & Wild, J. (2018). Poverty and educational achievement in the US: A less biased estimate using PISA 2012 data. Journal of Children and Poverty, 24(1), 47-67.

Rutkowski, D. (2018). Improving international assessment through evaluation. Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 25(1), 127-136.

Matta, T., Rutkowski, L., Rutkowski, D., & Liaw, Y.-L. (2018). Lsasim: an R package for simulating large-scale assessment data. Large Scale Assessments in Education, 6(15). 

Liaw, Y.-L., Rutkowski, D., Wu, Y., & Rutkowski, L. (2018). Evaluating PISA scales across Chinese economies. Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 38(3), 432-51.

Oliveri, M. E., Rutkowski, D., & Rutkowski, L. (2018). Bridging validity and evaluation to match international large-scale assessment claims and country aims. ETS Research Report Series. RR 18-27.

Rutkowski, L., & Rutkowski, D.  (2018). Improving the comparability and local usefulness of international assessments: A look back and a way forward. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 62(3). 354-367.

Rutkowski, D., & Delandshere, G. (2016). Causal inferences with large scale assessment data: Using a validity framework. Journal of Large Scale Assessment in Education, 6(4).

Rutkowski, L., & Rutkowski, D. (2016). A call for a more measured approach to interpreting and using PISA results. Educational Researcher, 45, 252-257.

Sparks, J., & Rutkowski, D. (2016). Exploring project sustainability: Using a multiperspectival, multidimensional approach to frame inquiry. Development in Practice, 26(13), 308-320.

Rutkowski, L., Rutkowski, D. &, Zhou, Y. (2016). Item calibration samples and the stability of achievement estimates and system rankings: Another look at the PISA model. International Journal of Testing. 16(1). 1-20.

Rutkowski, D., & Wild, J. (2015). Stakes matter: Student motivation and the validity of student assessments for teacher evaluation. Educational Assessment, 20(3), 165-79.

Rutkowski, D. (2015). The OECD and the local: PISA-based test for schools in the USA. Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 36(5), 683-699.

Lewis, C. C., Scott, K., Marti, C. N., Marriott, B. R., Kroenke, K., Putz, J. W., … Rutkowski, D. (2015). Implementing measurement-based care (iMBC) for depression in community mental health: a dynamic cluster randomized trial study protocol. Implementation Science, 10(1), 127.

Rutkowski, D., & Sparks, J. (2014). Complexly calling the shots: The emergence of three international networks in development evaluation. Evaluation, 20(4), 492-508.

Rutkowski, D., Rutkowski, L., & Plucker, J. (2014). Should individual schools participate in PISA? Phi Delta Kappan, 96(4), 68-73.

Engel, L., & Rutkowski, D. (2014). Global influences and national definitions of quality education: Examples from Spain and Italy. Policy Futures in Education, 12(6).  

Rutkowski, D., Rutkowski, L., & Engel, L. (2014). Inclusive schooling: Fostering citizenship among immigrant students in Europe. Intercultural Education, 25(4), 269-284.

Engel, L., Rutkowski, D., & Rutkowski, L. (2014). Global mobility and rising inequality: A cross-national study of immigration, poverty, and social cohesion. Peabody Journal of Education, 89(1), 123-140.

Rutkowski, D., & Rutkowski, L. (2013). Measuring socioeconomic background in PISA: One size might not fit all. Research in Comparative and International Education, 8(3), 259-278.

Rutkowski, L., Rutkowski, D., & Engel, L. (2013). Sharp contrasts at the boundaries: School violence and educational outcomes internationally. Comparative Education Review, 57(2), 232-259.

Rutkowski, D., Rutkowski, L., & Plucker, J. (2012). International trends in excellence gaps: A growth modeling perspective. High Ability Studies, 23(2), 143-166.

Rutkowski, L., Rutkowski, D., & Plucker, J. (2012). Determinants of private school choice: Evidence of cream skimming internationally. Educational Research and Evaluation, 18(4), 375-391.

Rutkowski, D., Rutkowski, L., & Sparks, J. (2011). ICT support for 21st Century teaching: An international analysis. Journal of School Leadership, 21(2), 190-215.

Rutkowski, D., & Engel, L. (2010). Soft power and hard measures: Large-scale assessment, citizenship and the European Union. European Educational Research Journal, 9(3), 190-215.

Rutkowski, L., & Rutkowski, D. (2010). Getting it ‘better’: The importance of improving background questionnaires in international assessment. Journal of Curriculum Studies, 42(3), 411-430.

Engel, L., Rutkowski, D., & Rutkowski, L. (2009). The harsher side of globalization: Violent conflict and academic achievement. Globalisation, Societies and Education, 7(4), 433-456.

Rutkowski, L., & Rutkowski, D. (2009). Trends in TIMSS responses over time: Evidence of global forces in education? Educational Research and Evaluation, 15(2), 137-152.

Rutkowski, D. (2008). Towards an understanding of educational indicators. Policy Futures in Education, 6(4), 470-481. 

Engel, L., & Rutkowski, D. (2008). Globalization and the Asia Pacific: An exploration of efficiency and equality aims of education. Critical Studies in Education, 49(2), 143-156. 

Rizvi, F., Britez, R., Pitton, V., & Rutkowski, D. (2007). Brain drain. In D. Fatih (Ed.), The Europa world of learning 2007 (pp. 23-33). London, UK: Routledge.

Rutkowski, D. (2007). Converging us softly: How intergovernmental organizations promote

educational policy. Critical Studies in Education, 48(2), 229-247. 

Books

 

Sellar, S., Thompson, G., & Rutkowski, D. (2017). The global education race: Taking the measure of PISA and international testing. Canada: Brush Education.

Rutkowski, L., von Davier, M., & Rutkowski, D. (Eds.). (2014). A handbook of international large-scale assessment: Background, technical issues, and methods of data analysis. London: Chapman & Hall/CRC Press.  

 

Book Chapters

 

Rutkowski, L., Rutkowski, D., & Svetina, D. (2022). Multi-stage testing in large scale assessment. Manuscript submitted to T. Nilsen, A. Stancel-Piatak, J.  Gustafson (Eds.) Springer International Handbooks of Education. International Handbook of Comparative Large-Scale Studies in Education: Perspectives, Methods and Findings.

Rutkowski, D., & Rutkowski, L. (2022). Expanding the scope and expanding the challenges: Measuring diverse population in international assessment. In T. Nilsen, A. Stancel-Piatak, J. Gustafson (Eds.) Springer International Handbooks of Education. International Handbook of Comparative Large-Scale Studies in Education: Perspectives, Methods and Findings. London, UK: Routledge. New York, NY: Springer International Publishing.  

Rutkowski, D., & Rutkowski, L. (2022). The promise and methodological limits of international large-scale assessments. In L. Misiaszek, B. Arnove, & C. Torres (Eds.), Comparative Education: The Dialectic of the Global and the Local (5th Edition). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Treviño, E., Sandoval-Hernández, A., Miranda, D., Rutkowski, D., & Matta, T. (2021). Invariance of Socioeconomic Status Scales in International Studies. In J. Manzi, M. R. García, & S. Taut (Eds.), Validity of Educational Assessments in Chile and Latin America (pp. 235–257). Springer International Publishing.

Rutkowski, D., Thompson, G., & Rutkowski, L. (2020). Understanding the policy influence of international large-scale assessments in education. In H. Wagemaker (Ed.), Reliability and Validity of International Large-Scale Assessment: Understanding IEA’s Comparative Studies of Student Achievement (pp. 261–277). New York, NY: Springer International Publishing.

Li, P. & Rutkowski, D. (2020). Validity in the context of research. In. P. Zhao, K. Ross, P. Li, & B. Dennis, Making Sense of Social Research Methodology. A Student and Practitioner Centered Approach. New York, NY: Springer International Publishing.

Rutkowski, L., & Rutkowski, D. (2019). Methodological challenges to measuring heterogeneous populations internationally. In L. E. Suter, E. Smith, & B. Denman (Eds.), The Sage handbook on comparative studies. New York, NY: Sage.

Sellar, S., Lingard, B., Rutkowski, D., & Takayama, K. (2019). Student preparation for large-scale assessments: A comparative analysis. In B. Maddox (Ed.), International large-scale assessment in education: Insider research perspectives . London, UK: Bloombury Publishing.

Thompson, G., Rutkowski, D., & Sellar, S. (2019). Flipping large scale assessment: Bringing teacher expertise to the table. In D. Netolicky, J. Andrews, & C. Paterson (Eds.), Flip the system Australia: What matters in education. New York, NY: Routledge.

Rutkowski, L., & Rutkowski, D. (2017). The relation between students’ perception of instructional quality and bullying victimization. In T. Nilsen & J. E. Gustafsson (Eds.), Teacher quality, instructional quality and student outcome (pp. 103-120). Amsterdam: IEA.

Rutkowski, L., & Rutkowski, D. (2016). International surveys in education. In G. Ritzer (Ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell encyclopedia of globalization (2016 ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Blackwell.

Rutkowski, D., Rutkowski, L., & von Davier, M. (2014). An introduction to international large-scale assessment. In L. Rutkowski, M. von Davier, & D. Rutkowski (Eds.), Handbook of international large-scale assessment: Background, technical issues, and methods of data analysis (pp. 3-9). London, UK: Chapman & Hall/CRC Press

Rutkowski, D., Rutkowski, L., & Langfeldt, G. (2012). Reading economics, thinking education: The relevance – and irrelevance – of economic theory for curriculum research. Journal of Curriculum Studies, 44(2), 165-192.

Neuschmidt, O., Barth, J., Rutkowski, L., & Rutkowski, D. (2010). Effective schools in the Arab region: A multi-level approach using TIMSS 2003 data. In D. Sharpes (Ed.), Handbook on international studies in education (pp. 1-26). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Rizvi, F., & Rutkowski, D. (2008). OECD and Education. In G. McCulloch (Ed.), The Routledge international encyclopedia of education, (p. 114). New York, NY: Routledge.

Rizvi, F. Engel, L. Rutkowski, D., & Sparks, J. (2007). Equality and the politics of globalization in education. In G. Verma, C. R. Bagley, & M. M. Jha (Eds.), International perspectives on diversity and inclusive education (pp. 3-20). London, UK: Routledge.

 

Reports, and Other Published Work

 

Courture, J-C, & Rutkowski, D., (2022). Pause PISA international standardized student testing. The Conversation. Retrieved from https://theconversation.com/pause-pisa-international-standardized-student-testing-its-been-two-years-of-pandemic-schooling-stress-179945

Sellar, S., Gorur, R., Rutkowski, D., & Takayama, K. (2021). A new chapter for Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education. Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education. 42(1), 1-4.  

Rutkowski, D., & Hasteadt, D. (2021). Kids with a desk and a quiet place to study do better in school, data shows. The Conversation. Retrieved from https://theconversation.com/kids-with-a-desk-and-a-quiet-place-to-study-do-better-in-school-data-shows-159680

Rutkowski, D., Rutkowski, L., & Andrews, C. (2020). Indiana interim assessment evaluation. Report submitted to the Indiana Department of Education.

Rutkowski, D., & Andrews, C. (2020). The future of research: An IEA member perspective. Report submitted to the IEA.

Rutkowski, D., & Rutkowski, L. (2020, March). PISA struggles to measure all participants. International Education. Retrieved from https://international-education.blog/en/pisa-struggles-to-measure-all-participants/

Rutkowski, D., & Hasteadt, D. (2019, May 7). Class size: Is smaller really better? TES News. Retrieved from https://www.tes.com/news/class-size-smaller-really-better

Engel, L., & Rutkowski, D. (2019, March 28). Is PISA worth its cost? Some challenges facing cost-benefit analysis of ILSAs. Laboratory of International Assessment Studies. Retrieved from http://international-assessments.org/is-pisa-worth-its-cost-some-challenges-facing-cost-benefit-analysis-of-ilsas/

Rutkowski, D., & Rutkowski, L. (2018, April). How systemic is international bullying and what relationship does it have with mathematics achievement in 4th grade? (IEA Compass: Briefs in Education No. 1). Amsterdam, The Netherlands: IEA.

Thompson, G., & Rutkowski, D. (2018). Raising the bar? A modest proposal. Paper written for and distributed by the Nova Scotia Teachers Union.

Rutkowski, D. (2016). The quiet war: Challenges of educating in Afghanistan. Pedagogiskprofil, 1, 18-20.

Rutkowski, D., & Rutkowski, L. (2016). What teachers can’t and can learn from international assessments (CEMO Working Paper). Retrieved from University of Oslo, Centre for Educational Measurement website: http://www.uv.uio.no/cemo/english/about/news-events-and-publications/publications/documents/working-paper-david-and-leslie-rutkowski-(2)-june-2016.pdf

Carney, C., Rutkowski, D., & Rutkowski, L. (2015). Indiana educational policy context: The case of the Rules for Educator Preparation and Accountability (REPA). Paper commissioned by Indiana University School of Education Policy Council and Long-Range Planning Committee.

Rutkowski, D., Rutkowski, L., & Plucker, J. (2014, December 2). What matters is what’s measured—not who measures it [PDK Blog: Learning on the EDge]. Retrieved from http://pdkintl.org/blogs/learning-on-the-edge/matters-whats-measured-measures/

Plucker, J., Rutkowski, L., & Rutkowski, D. (2014, December 2). Should local districts participate in international assessments [Education Week blog: Straight up]. Retrieved from http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/rick_hess_straight_up/2014/12/should_local_districts_participate_in_international_assessments.html

Rutkowski, L., & Rutkowski, D. (2014, March 20). So how overblown were No. 1 Shanghai’s PISA results? The Washington Post. Retrieved from http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2014/03/20/so-how-overblown-were-no-1-shanghais-pisa-results/

Rutkowski, D. (2014, Feburary 23-25). Poor performing states need more targeted reforms. McClatchy Newspapers. Various cities.

Rutkowski, D., & Rutkowski, L. (2013, October 1). Elevating the American education debate: Reducing the American education debate to absurdity. Education Week. Retrieved from https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2013/10/02/06rutkowski_ep.h33.html

Rutkowski, D., Rutkowski, L., &, Wild, J. (2013). Indiana’s TIMSS 2011 performance: Outperforming much of the world in math and science, but issues remain for gender achievement and high performers (Center for Evaluation and Education Policy Brief, Vol. 11, No. 1). Retrieved from Indiana University, Center for Evaluation and Educationa Policy website: http://ceep.indiana.edu/pdf/PB_V11N1_2013_EPB.pdf

Sandoval, A., Aghakasiri, P., Wild, J., Rutkowski, D. (2013). Does increasing hours of schooling lead to improvements in student learning? (IEA’s Policy Brief Series, No. 1). Amsterdam, The Netherlands: IEA.

OECD. (2013). Conceptual framework for the second Teaching and Learning International Survey. Document commissioned by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. Paris: OECD.

Engel, L., & Rutkowski, D. (2012). UNESCO without funding? Implications for education worldwide. Center for Evaluation and Education Policy. Bloomington, IN.

School of Education Value-Added Task Force. (2011). Using value added models to evaluate teacher preparation programs. White paper prepared at the request of Indiana University Dean Gerardo Gonzalez.

Plucker, J., & Rutkowski, D. (2011, July 5). Running a race against ourselves: Inefficient, ineffective education policy reforms rule the day. Education Week.

Rutkowski, D., & Prusinski, E. (2011). The impact of international large scale assessment. Center for Evaluation and Education Policy. Bloomington, IN.

Muller, P., Rutkowski, D., & Isreal, K. (2011). An analysis of internal and external funding of Indiana University Campuses. Internal report for the Office of the Vice Provost for Research. Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

Rutkowski, L., Rutkowski, D., Plucker, J., & Prusinski, E. (2011). Differential impacts of dual and advanced placement credits on higher education outcomes.  Report commissioned by the Office of the Vice President for University Regional Affairs, Planning, and Policy, Indiana University Bloomington.

Rutkowski, D., & Spradlin, T. (2010). Prairie state achievement examination validity study. Chicago, IL: Illinois High School District Superintendents. 

Noeth, R., Rutkowski, D., & Schleich, B. (2010). College admission tests as measures of high school accountability: A white paper for state policymakers. Chicago, IL: Illinois High School District Superintendents. 

Rutkowski, L., & Rutkowski, D. (2010). Private and public education: A cross-national exploration with TIMSS 2003. Research Publications: National Center for the Study of Privatization in Education, 192. Columbia University. Retrieved from http://ncspe.org/list-papers.php

Spradlin, T., Burroughs, N., Rutkowski, D., & Lang, J. (2010). College presistence and completion strategies: Opportunities for scaling up. Center for Evaluation and Education Policy. Bloomington, IN.

Spradlin, T., Rutkowski, D., Burroughs, N., & Lang, J. (2010). Effective college access, persistence and completion programs, and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up. Indiana Commission for Higher Education. Indianapolis, IN.

Rutkowski, D., & Gonzalez, E. (2009). Report on the results from a TIMSS data analysis workshop sponsored by the Arab Bureau for Education. Riyad Saudi Arabia: Arab Bureau for Education. 

Garden, R., & Rutkowski, D. (2009). Evaluating quality education in Trinidad and Tobago. Port of Spain, Trinidad: Ministry of Education.

Rizvi, F., Engel, L., Rutkowski, D., & Sparks, J. (2006). Globalization and recent shifts in educational policy in the Asia Pacific: An overview of some critical issues. UNESCO: Bangkok.

  • Rutkowski, Leslie; Liaw, Yuan-Ling; Svetina, Dubravka & Rutkowski, David (2022). Multistage Testing in Heterogeneous Populations: Some Design and Implementation Considerations. Applied Psychological Measurement. ISSN 0146-6216. 46(6), p. 494–508. doi: 10.1177/01466216221108123.
  • Rutkowski, David & Rutkowski, Leslie (2021). Running the Wrong Race? The Case of PISA for Development. Comparative Education Review. ISSN 0010-4086. 65(1), p. 147–165. doi: 10.1086/712409. Full text in Research Archive
  • Rutkowski, David & Aursand, Leah (2020). Exemption or Exclusion? A study of student exclusion in PISA in Norway. Nordic Journal of Studies in Educational Policy. ISSN 2002-0317. p. 1–14. doi: 10.1080/20020317.2020.1856314. Full text in Research Archive
  • Rutkowski, Leslie; Rutkowski, David & Liaw, Yuan-Ling (2019). The existence and impact of floor effects for low-performing PISA participants. Assessment in education: Principles, Policy & Practice. ISSN 0969-594X. 26(6), p. 643–664. doi: 10.1080/0969594X.2019.1577219.
  • Svetina, Dubravka; Liaw, Yuan-Ling; Rutkowski, Leslie & Rutkowski, David (2019). Routing Strategies and Optimizing Design for Multistage Testing in International Large-Scale Assessments. Journal of Educational Measurement. ISSN 0022-0655. 56(1), p. 192–213. doi: 10.1111/jedm.12206.
  • Sandoval-Hernandez, Andrés; Rutkowski, David; Matta, Tyler & Miranda, Daniel (2018). Back to the drawing board: Can we compare socioeconomic background scales? Revista de Educacion. ISSN 0034-8082. 2018(383), p. 37–61. doi: 10.4438/1988-592X-RE-2019-383-400.
  • Oliveri, María Elena; Rutkowski, David & Rutkowski, Leslie (2018). Bridging Validity and Evaluation to Match International Large-Scale Assessment Claims and Country Aims. ETS Research Report Series (ETS RR). 2018(1), p. 1–11. doi: 10.1002/ets2.12214.
  • Matta, Tyler; Rutkowski, Leslie; Rutkowski, David & Liaw, Yuan-Ling (2018). lsasim: an R package for simulating large‑scale assessment data. Large-scale Assessments in Education. ISSN 2196-0739. 6:15(15), p. 1–33. doi: 10.1186/s40536-018-0068-8. Full text in Research Archive
  • Rutkowski, David; Rutkowski, Leslie & Liaw, Yuan-Ling (2018). Measuring Widening Proficiency Differences in International Assessments: Are Current Approaches Enough? Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice. ISSN 0731-1745. 37(4), p. 40–48. doi: 10.1111/emip.12225.
  • Liaw, Yuan-Ling; Wu, Yuanyue; Rutkowski, David & Rutkowski, Leslie (2018). Evaluating PISA scales across Chinese economies. Asia Pacific Journal of Education. ISSN 0218-8791. 38(3), p. 432–451. doi: 10.1080/02188791.2018.1491388.
  • Rutkowski, Leslie & Rutkowski, David (2018). Improving the Comparability and Local Usefulness of International Assessments: A Look Back and A Way Forward. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research. ISSN 0031-3831. 62(3), p. 354–367. doi: 10.1080/00313831.2016.1261044.
  • Rutkowski, David; Rutkowski, Leslie; Wild, J. & Burroughs, N. (2017). Poverty and educational achievement in the U.S.: A less biased estimate using PISA 2012 data. Journal of Children and Poverty. ISSN 1079-6126. 24(1), p. 47–67. doi: 10.1080/10796126.2017.1401898. Full text in Research Archive
  • Rutkowski, David (2017). Improving international assessment through evaluation. Assessment in education: Principles, Policy & Practice. ISSN 0969-594X. 25(1), p. 126–136. doi: 10.1080/0969594X.2017.1300572. Full text in Research Archive
  • Rutkowski, Leslie; Rutkowski, David & Zhou, Yan (2016). Item Calibration Samples and the Stability of Achievement Estimates and System Rankings: Another Look at the PISA Model. International Journal of Testing. ISSN 1530-5058. 16(1), p. 1–20. doi: 10.1080/15305058.2015.1036163.
  • Sparks, Jason & Rutkowski, David (2016). Exploring project sustainability: Using a multiperspectival, multidimensional approach to frame inquiry. Development in Practice. ISSN 0961-4524. 26(13), p. 308–320. doi: 10.1080/09614524.2016.1153041.
  • Rutkowski, David & Delandshere, Ginette (2016). Causal inferences with large scale assessment data: Using a validity framework. Large-scale Assessments in Education. ISSN 2196-0739. 6(4). doi: 10.1186/s40536-016-0019-1.
  • Rutkowski, Leslie & Rutkowski, David (2016). A call for a more measured approach to reporting and interpreting PISA results. Educational Researcher. ISSN 0013-189X. 45(4), p. 252–257. doi: 10.3102/0013189X16649961.
  • Rutkowski, David (2015). The OECD and the local: PISA-based Test for Schools in the USA. Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education. ISSN 0159-6306. 36(5), p. 683–699. doi: 10.1080/01596306.2014.943157.

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  • Stellar, Sam; Thompson, Greg & Rutkowski, David (2017). The Global Education Race: Taking the Measure of PISA and International Testing. Brush Education. ISBN 978-1550597110. 120 p.

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  • Rutkowski, David (2016). The quiet war: Challenges of educating in Afghanistan. Pedagogiskprofil. 1, p. 18–20.
  • Rutkowski, Leslie & Rutkowski, David (2016). The relation between students’ perception of InQua and bullying victimization. In Nilsen, Trude & Gustafsson, Jan-Eric (Ed.), Teacher Quality, Instructional Quality and Student Outcome. Relationships Across Countries, Cohorts and Time.. Springer. ISSN 978-3-319-41251-1. p. 103–120.
  • Rutkowski, Leslie & Rutkowski, David (2016). International surveys, educational ISBN: 9780470670590 DOI: 10.1002/9780470670590.wbeog949. Wiley.

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