Each year, more than 80 graduate students, research staff and faculty from the Howard community attend and complete the workshops. The Institute is comprised of four workshops that bridge statistics, evaluation and research methods. The workshops are offered FREE to the Howard community through the support of the NAEP-ETS Howard University Collaborative.
Quantitative Methods Workshop, May 20-31, 10:00-2:00
Learn to test your own behavioral research questions and receive step-by-step instruction in using SPSS for correlation, ANOVA, and regression analyses.
Instructor: Dr. Jamie Barden, Department of Psychology
Qualitative Research Methods Workshop, May 20-31, 10:00-2:00
Learn various methods including ethnographic, structured interviewing, focus groups, content analysis, narrative inquiry, phenomenological studies, case study, observation, historical research, and action research.
Instructor: Dr. Dawn Williams, Department Chair, School of Education
Applied Psychometrics and Fairness in Standardized Testing, June 3-7, 10:00-2:00
Learn about testing fairness with a focus on ethnic differences as well as a basic how-to for developing a high-quality standardized test, including going from concept to design to analyzing a new test for reliability and validity.
Instructors: Dr. Jhan Berry, Chief Diversity Officer, ETS,
Dr. Michael Walker, Senior Psychometric Director, ETS,
Sydell Carlton, M.A., Chair, Fairness Stearing Committee, ETS
Developing New Assessments, June 10-21, 10:00-2:00
Learn to develop new performance assessments (scholastic, job) and evaluative assessments (beliefs, classroom), develop new items for your measure, pre-test your items, assess reliability and validity, and receive step-by-step instruction using SPSS.
Instructors: Dr. Kyndra Middleton, School of Education,
Dr. Debbie Van Camp, Trinity Washington University
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (202) 806-9451.
Here is the 2013 Institute Calendar to help you stay organized.