Review Criteria 2021

To which assessment settings does your research apply?
  • Education (formative/interim/summative assessment, school accountability, educational policy, teacher evaluation)
  • Credentialing (certificates, certification, licensure)
  • Language Testing
  • Admissions
  • Assessment of Special Populations
What areas of practice does your research address? Select all that apply.*
  • Test Use
  • Test Design/ Testing Strategies
  • Test Content Specification
  • Test Development
  • Administration
  • Scoring and Score Reporting
  • Test Security
  • Evaluating Tests and Test Content
  • Fairness
  • Reliability
  • Validity
Which of the following topics or methodologies are central to your research? Select all that apply.*
  • Item Response Theory
  • Classical Test Theory
  • Longitudinal Analysis
  • Meta-Analysis
  • Process Data
  • Cognitive Diagnostic Modeling
  • Predictive Models
  • Educational Strategies/Learning Models
  • Diagnostic Classification Models
  • Structural Equation Modeling
  • Hierarchical Linear Models
  • Generalizability Theory
  • New Technology or Leveraging Existing Technology in New Ways
  • Summary/Evaluation of Current Practices
  • New Strategy/Process for Test Design, Development, Administration, Evaluation, or Policy
  • Theoretical/Historical/Philosophical Issues Related to Educational Measurement
* Submitting authors will have an opportunity to submit additional recommended keywords as appropriate. These keywords are neither mutually exclusive nor exhaustive but serve to improve the likelihood that papers will be reviewed by appropriate raters.
Review panels consisting of members with experience in the topic areas will review the individual submissions. All coordinated paper sessions
and organized discussions will be reviewed by reviewers with expertise in relevant topic areas. For both individual submissions, coordinated sessions, and organized discussions, reviewer ratings will be based on the degree to which:

  • The research offers a novel and well-articulated contribution to measurement practice.
  • There is a sound conceptual basis articulating the measurement challenge to be addressed.
  • The choice of research methods supports the desired conclusions.
  • There is evidence that the work is well-defined in scope and will be completed by April of 2021.