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Refereed Conference Presentations

  1. Qualie, V., Leighton, J.P. Liu, Y., & Orr, A. (2019, June). Children's perceptions of trust, mistakes and feedback help predict academic achievement across domain. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA), Halifax, NS, CANADA. 

  2. Leighton, J.P., & Qualie, V. (2019, June). Teachers' perspectives on learning assessment errors and feedback. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Society for Studies in Education (CSSE). Vancouver, BC, CANADA.  (PDF Paper) (PDF Slides)

  3. Liu, Y., & Leighton, J.P. (2019, April). Parental involvement in children’s math achievement. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Toronto, ON, CANADA.

  4. Schultz, M., Stopek, J., & Leighton, J.P. (2018, November 8). Learning from test takers – a primer. (Test Development and Administration track). Presentation to be delivered at the annual meeting of the Institute of Credentialing Excellence (ICE) Exchange. Austin, TX, USA.

  5. Lutsyk, A. & Leighton, J.P. (2018, July 5). The effects of cognitive ability, motivation and perception of interview on the validity of think aloud interview data. Paper delivered at the annual meeting of the International Test Commission (ITC) conference. Montreal, Quebec, CANADA.

  6. Harley, J.M., Cutumisu, M., Daniels, L.M., Leighton, J.P., Liu, Y., Nadon, L., Gierl, M., & Haldane, C. (2018, June). Examining achievement emotions across exam-taking contexts: Does environment influence affect? Poster delivered for presentation at the International Congress of Applied Psychology (ICAP), Montreal, Canada.

  7. Leighton, J.P. (2018, April). Cognitive diagnosis is not enough: The challenge of measuring learning with classroom assessments. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME), New York City, USA.

  8. Chu, M-W., Leighton, J.P., Guo, Q., & Cui. Y. (2018, April). The use of Digitally Simulated Laboratories as educational assessment tools. Paper presented at the coordinated session on Digitally Simulated Science Laboratory Assessments: Differential Approaches for Analyzing Log File Data (Chair: André A. Rupp) at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME), New York City, USA.

  9. Cui, Y., Guo, Q., Leighton, J.P., & Chu, M-W. (2018, April). Logdata Feature Extraction with Adaptive-Subspace Self-Organizing Map: A Neutral Network Approach. Paper presented at the coordinated session on Digitally Simulated Science Laboratory Assessments: Differential Approaches for Analyzing Log File Data (Chair: André A. Rupp) at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME), New York City, USA.

  10. Guo, Q., Cui, Y., Chu, M-W., & Leighton, J.P. (2018, April). Using Bayesian Networks to Analyze Logfile data and Compare with NAEP TRESim Results. Paper presented at the coordinated session on Digitally Simulated Science Laboratory Assessments: Differential Approaches for Analyzing Log File Data (Chair: André A. Rupp) at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME), New York City, USA.

  11. Leighton, J.P., Chu, M-W., Cui, Y., & Guo, Q. (2018, April). Adding Value to Diagnostic Test-Based Inferences: The Case for Socio-Emotional Inputs. Paper presented at the coordinated session on Digitally Simulated Science Laboratory Assessments: Differential Approaches for Analyzing Log File Data (Chair: André A. Rupp) at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME), New York City, USA.

  12. Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, O., Kuhn, C., Leighton, J.P., Saas, H., Brückner, S. (2018, April). Evaluating a complex technology-based assessment (TBA) to measure teachers’ instructional performance. Paper presented at the session on Scoring Simulations, Performance Tasks, and Polytomous Items at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME), New York City, USA.

  13. Chu, M-W. & Leighton, J.P. (2018, April). Enhancing Digitally Simulated Science Laboratory Experiences Using a Pre-Laboratory Activity and Learning Error Intervention. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) SIG Science Teaching and Learning, New York City, USA.

  14. Leighton, J.P., (2018, April). Students’ Affective Reactions and Cognitive Understanding of Classroom Mistakes and Related Feedback. Paper presented at the session on Being Wrong (Sometimes): How Students’ Classroom Assessment Mistakes and Learning Errors Enhance Learning and Motivation (Chair: James McMillan) at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA) SIG Classroom Assessment, New York City, USA.

  15. Schultz, M., Stopek, J., & Leighton, J.P. (2018, February). How to talk to test takers: A primer. Presentation delivered at the Innovations in Testing Conference of the Association of Test Publishers (ATP), San Antonio, TX, USA. 

  16. Leighton, J.P. (2017, April). The AVCs of response processing data: The latest what, when and how of cog labs and think alouds. Paper  presented at the Cognition & Assessment SIG symposium Thinking Through Think-Alouds: Contemporary Contributions to Validation (Organizer & Chair: Daniel Mix, Curriculum Associated LLC) at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Antonio, TX, USA.

  17. Schultz, M.T., Leighton, J.P., & Stopek, J. (2017, April). Talking to Test Takers – What Can Test Developers Learn? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME), San Antonio, TX, USA.

  18. Chu, M-W., & Leighton, J.P. (2016, October). Use of Learning Errors and Formative Feedback (LEAFF) Model to improve scientific inquiry skills. Paper presented at the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) in Education Conference. Beijing Normal University, Beijing, CHINA. **Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) in Education Conference Best Paper Award.

  19. Chu, M-W., & Leighton, J.P. (2016, July). Enhancements of simulated science laboratory assessments. Poster presentation delivered at the International Test Commission (ITC) Conference, Vancouver, BC, CANADA.

  20. Hanson, W., Leighton, J.P., Shealy, C.N., & Terjesen, M.D. (2016, July). The power and potential of psychological assessment around the world - Rethinking traditional paradigms. Paper presentation delivered at the International Test Commission (ITC) Conference, Vancouver, BC, CANADA.

  21. Leighton, J.P., Guo, Q., Chu, M-W., & Tang, W. (2016, April). A panel structural equation model of the effects of trust and sympathy on learner outcomes. Poster presented the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Washington, DC, USA.

  22. Tang, W., Cui, Y., & Leighton, J.P. (2016, April). Comparing the reliability coefficients from five approaches to reliability estimation: A Monte Carlo study. Poster presented the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Washington, DC, USA.

  23. Tang, W., Guo, Q., & Leighton, J.P. (2016, April). A validation study of the Learning Errors and Formative Feedback (LEAFF) model. Electronic poster board presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME), Washington, DC, USA.             

  24. Leighton, J.P., Tang, W. & Guo, Q. (2015, April). Developing and Validating a Self-report Measure of Attitudes Towards Errors. Electronic poster board presentation delivered at the annual meeting of National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME), Chicago, IL, USA.

  25. Leighton, J.P. (2015, April). Accounting for Affective States in Response Processes: Impact for Validation. Paper presented at the Coordinated Session Gathering and Evaluating Validity Evidence Based on Response Processes (Organizer: Jose-Luis Padilla, University of Granada, Spain) at the annual meeting of National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME), Chicago, IL, USA.

  26. Chu, M-W., Tang, W., Khan, S., & Leighton, J. P. (2014, May). Exploratory analyses of affective variables in education. Paper presented at the annual meeting of Canadian Society for the Study of Education, St. Catharines, ON, CANADA.