Academic expertise

Sigrid Blömeke

Director and Professor

  • Assessment in higher education
  • International and national large-scale assessments

Rolf Vegar Olsen

Co-director and Professor

  • International large-scale assessment
  • National assessment

Johan Braeken

Professor

  • Psychometrics, especially latent variables
  • Explanatory Item Response Models (IRT)
  • Computerized Adaptive Testing (CAT)

Ronny Scherer

Professor

  • Substantive-methodological synergisms
  • Science education
  • Computer-based assessment
  • Problem solving.

 

Bjørn Andersson

Associate Professor

  • Equating and linking
  • Item response theory
  • Large-scale assessments

Denise Reis Costa

Postdoctoral Fellow

  • International large-scale assessment
  • Computer-based assessment
  • Latent variable models

Chia-Wen Chen

Postdoctoral Fellow

  • Item Response Theory
  • Ipsative Measurement Model
  • Computerized Adaptive Testing

Alexandra Niculescu

Postdoctoral Fellow

  • Measuring complex constructs (e.g. adaptability) and Complex Problem Solving
  • Motivation, Emotions and Academic Success
  • Feedback as a learning mechanism in Curriculum and Course (re)Design for improved learning outcomes

Isa Steinmann

Postdoctoral Fellow

  • International large-scale assessments
  • Causal inference from non-experimental data
  • Student achievement and educational inequality

Melaku Tesfa Tesema

PhD Candidate

  • National Assessment/Examination
  • Admission test
  • Validity

Fredrik Helland-Riise

PhD Candidate

  • Assessment of cognitive ability
  • Test validity

Kondwani Kajera Mughogho

PhD Candidate

  • International large-scale assessment
  • Subscore estimation

Henrik Galligani Ræder

PhD Candidate

  • Norwegian national assessments
  • Vertical scaling
  • Numeracy proficiency of Norwegian students

Haakon Thorbergsen Haakstad

PhD Candidate

  • Psychometrics.
  • Validity theory.
  • Fairness and Accuracy in Assessment.
  • Latent Variable Theory.
  • Structural Equation Modeling.
  • Item Response Theory.

Jarl Kleppe Kristensen

PhD Candidate

  • Educational software
  • Process data
  • Educational data mining
  • Student affect and behavior

 

Jelena Veletic

PhD Candidate

  • School leadership
  • International large-scale assessments
  • Measurement models

Saskia Van Laar

PhD Candidate

Maoxin Zhang

PhD Candidate

  • Response time
  • Process data analysis
  • Network analysis

Wangqiong Ye

PhD Candidate

  • Equality and Quality in Education

Diego Gonzalez Campos

PhD Candidate

  • Multilevel analysis
  • Meta-analysis
  • Structural equational models (SEM)
  • Meta-analytic structural equational models (MASEM)
  • Educational Effectiveness Research (EER)

 

Kseniia Marcq

PhD Candidate

  • Applied comparative research of the large-scale assessment data
  • Methodological challenges and developments in measurement invariance analyses
  • Observed-score equating

José Manuel Arencibia Alemán

PhD Candidate

  • Comparability and Reliability in Evaluation
  • Socioeconomic disparities in Education

Leslie Rutkowski

Professor II

  • International large-scale assessment
  • Latent variable models
  • Heterogeneous measurement models

David Rutkowski

Professor II

  • International large-scale assessment
  • Educational Assessment Policy
  • Evaluation

Anders Skrondal

Professor II

  • Psychometrics, especially latent variables
  • (Bio)statistics
  • Microeconometrics

 

Andreas Frey

Professor II

  • Methods of Large-Scale Assessments
  • Computerized Adaptive Testing
  • Complex MIRT-Modeling

Bryan Maddox

Professor II

  • International and Large-Scale Assessments
  • User Experience
  • Response Processes
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Validity