Papers (updated 8/14)

1. Shermis, M. D. (2014). Can automated writing evaluation help discover genre differences? Paper presented at the National Council on Measurement in Education, Philadelphia, PA.

 

2. Shermis, M. D., Lottridge, S. M., & Mayfield, E. (2014). The impact of anonymization for automated essay scoring. Paper presented at the National Council on Measurement in Education, Philadelphia, PA.


3.  Shermis, M. D. (2013, April). Contrasting state-of-the-art in the machine scoring of short-form constructed responses. Paper presented at the National Council on Measurement in Education, San Francisco, CA.

 

4.  Shermis, M. D., & Hamner, B. (2012, April). Contrasting state-of-the-art automated scoring of essays: Analysis. Paper presented at the National Council on Measurement in Education, Vancouver, BC.

 

5.  Shermis, M. D., Finger, M., Jones, D., Tropf, L., & Breithaupt, K. (2011, April). erater® feature and holistic score correlates. Paper presented at the National Council on Measurement in Education, New Orleans, LA.

 

6.  Shermis, M. D., Garvan, C. W., Diao, Y. (2008, April). The impact of automated essay scoring on writing outcomes.  Paper presented at the annual meetings of the National Council of Measurement in Education, New York, NY.

 

7.  Shneyderman, A., Shermis, M. D., & Attali, Y. (2006, April). Factors associated with writing assessment difficulty in automated essay scoring. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the National Council of Measurement in Education, San Francisco, CA.

 

8.  Shermis, M. D., Shneyderman, A., & Attali, Y. (2005, April). How important is content in the ratings of essay assessments? Paper presented at the annual meetings of the National Council of Measurement in Education, Montrèal, Canada.

 

9.  Shermis, M. D., Burstein, J.  C., & Bliss, L. (2004, April).  The impact of automated essay scoring on high stakes writing assessments.  Paper presented at the annual meetings of the National Council on Measurement in Education, San Diego, CA.

 

10.  Shermis, M. D. , & Barrera, F. D. (2002, April). Exit assessments: evaluating writing ability through automated essay scoring.  Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

 

11.  Shermis, M. D. , & Averitt, J. (April, 2001). Security for web-based tests.  Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, Seattle, WA. (ED 457 215)

 

12.  Shermis, M. D., & Averitt, J. (April, 2000). Where did all the data go? Internet security for web-based assessments.  Paper presented at the annual meetings of the National Council on Measurement in Education, New Orleans, LA.

 

13.  Shermis, M. D. (1999, May).  Project Essay Grade: Writing feedback to improve student learning. Presentation given at the 17th annual Spring Symposium on Student Retention and Learning, Bloomington, IN.

 

14.  Shermis, M. D., Koch, C. M., Page, E. B., Keith, T. Z., & Harrington, S. (April, 1999). Trait ratings for automated essay grading.  Paper presented at the annual meetings of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Montreal, Canada.

 

15.  Shermis, M. D., Fogel, M. H., & Olson, J. J.  (April, 1999). Controlling item exposure for web-based computerized adaptive tests.  Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Canada.

 

16.  Shermis, M. D.  (1999, April).  Scanning the horizon: Making the move from optical to image scanning.  Presentation given at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Canada.

 

17.  Mzumara, H. R., Shermis, M. D., Wimer, D. G. (1998, September).  Use of examinee’s previous math background in computerized adaptive math placement testing.  Paper presented at the first annual PACT Conference, Atlanta, GA.

 

18.  Shermis, M. D., Mzumara, H. R., Olson, J., & Harrington, S. (1998).  On-line grading of student essays: PEG goes on the web at IUPUI.  Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA.

 

19.  Shermis, M. D., Mzumara, H. R., Lillig, C., & Brown, M. (1997, August).  Computerized adaptive testing through the World Wide Web.  Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL (ERIC ED 414 536).

 

20.  Shermis, M. D., Mzumara, H. R., & Bublitz, S. T. (1997, April). Controlling testing and computer anxiety: Test performance under CAT and SAT conditions.  Paper presented at the annual meetings of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Chicago, IL.

 

21.  Shermis, M. D., Watt, J., Harrington, S., Wolting, M., Galyen, L., & McGregor, J. (1996, November).  College placement testing via the web: Early warning systems for high schools.  Presentation made at the fifth annual Assessment Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

 

22.  Laidig, J. M., Shepard, M. J., Shermis, M. D., & Webb, P. M. (1996, April).  Assessment of mathematical calculation skills via computerized adaptive testing.  Presentation made at the North American Conference for Learning Resources in Nursing, Indianapolis, IN.

 

23.  Shermis, M. D. (1995, April). Ensnaring NCME through the World Wide Web.  Paper presented at the annual meetings of the National Council on Measurement in Education. (ED 402 323)

 

24.  Shermis, M. D., Wolting, M., & Ballou, S. (1994, November). Computerized adaptive testing for reading placement and diagnostic assessment.  Paper presented at the annual meetings of the EDUCOM conference, San Antonio, TX.

 

25.  Shermis, M. D., & Stemmer, P. M. (1993, November).  Computerized adaptive testing: Increasing faculty and student satisfaction through appropriate placement tests.  Presentation given to Assessment Conference III, Detroit, MI.

 

26.  Shermis, M. D., McCormack, D., Catterson, S., & Colvard, D. (1993, April).  Estimation efficiency of one- and three-parameter logistic models for computerized adaptive testing.  Paper presented at the National Council on Measurement in Education, Atlanta, GA.

 

27.  Shermis, M. D. (1993, February).  HyperCAT™s have nine lives.  Paper presented at the annual meetings of the Michigan School Testing Conference, Ann Arbor, MI.

 

28.  Shermis, M. D., McCormack, D., & Catterson, S. (1992, April).  Assessing the reliability of computer adaptive testing algorithms using HyperCAT™.  Paper presented at the annual meetings of the National Council on Measurement in Education, San Francisco, CA.

 

29.  Shermis, M. D., Falkenberg, B., Appel, V. M., & Cole, R. W. (1992, April).  Construction of a faking detector scale for a biodata survey instrument.  Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

 

30.  Appel, V. H., Grubb, P. D., Cole, R. W., & Shermis, M. D. (1991, August).  Field testing of the LEAP: A biographical officer selction measure.  Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

 

31.  Shermis, M. D. (1991, February).  Computer adaptive testing: Are you ready?  Paper presented at the annual meetings of the Michigan School Testing Conference, Ann Arbor, MI.

 

32.  Shermis, M. D. , St. George, R. (1990, April).  Item bias in mathematics achievement: The Progressive Achievement Tests for Mathematics.  Paper presented at the annual meetings of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Boston, MA.

 

33.  Shermis, M. D., Rudin, D., & Chandler, L. A.  (1990, April).  An extension of the norms for the Stress Response Scale for Children.  Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, Boston, MA.

 

34.  Shermis, M. D. (1990, March).  HyperCAT™: Computer adaptive testing for the rest of us.  Paper presented at the annual meetings of the International Conference on Technology in Education, Brussels, Belgium.

 

35.  Shermis, M. D., Quintana, C. M., & Estes, N. (1990, March).  Preparing teachers for technology in the 90's: View from the top.  Paper presented at the annual meetings of the International Conference on Technology in Education, Brussels, Belgium.

 

36.  Goldenson, D. R., Shermis, M. D., Werth, L.H., Flint, L.K., & Lowei, D. (1990, March).  Programming environments and incidental learning: The development and application of a new computer anxiety scale.  Paper presented at the annual meetings of the International Conference on Technology in Education, Brussels, Belgium.

 

37.  Shermis, M. D. (1988, November).  Factor structure of the Learning Disabilities Student Rating Scale.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Texas Psychological Association, Austin, TX.

 

38.  Shermis, M. D. (1988, April).  The use of IRT to investigate the linear/hierarchical nature of a college mathematics curriculum.  Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

 

39.  Shermis, M. D. (1987, October).  Utilization of computer technology in the third world: An evaluation of computer operations at the University of Honduras.  Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Evaluation Association, Boston, MA. (ED 295 609)

 

40.  Hsu, T. C., & Shermis, M. D. (1987, April). Assessing psychometric qualities of an adaptive placement testing system.  Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, D.C.

 

41.  Sinkavich, F. J., Block, K. D., & Shermis, M. D. (1987, February).  Metamemory accuracy and college student test performance.  Paper presented at the annual meetings of the Eastern Educational Research Association, Boston, MA.

 

42.  Hsu, T. C., Shermis, M. D., Correa, C., & Lee, J. (1986, November).  A computer-adaptive placement testing system for college mathematics.  Presentation given at the annual meetings of EDUCOM, Pittsburgh, PA.

 

43.  Shermis, M. D. (1986, April).  Microcomputerized adaptive placement testing for college mathematics.  Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

 

44.  Shermis, M. D. (1986, April). Survey non-response as a function of data collection mode:  A comparison of self-completed mail questionnaires and telephone interviews.  Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

 

45.  Shermis, M. D. (1985, March). The effects of questionnaire modification on response rates: A field experiment.  Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL (ED 262 064).

 

46.  Shermis, M. D. (1984, April). Implementing a national computer conference for the Microcomputers in Education Special Interest Group. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

 

47.  Schulman, G. M., Barnette, J. J., & Shermis, M. D. (1984, February).  Microcomputer use by researchers and evaluators.  Paper presented at the annual meetings of the Virginia Educational Research Association, Richmond, VA.

 

48.  Seigerman, C. & Shermis, M. D. (1981, March). Basic use of the MTS File Editor for non-computer oriented people: A computer assisted self-instructional program.  Paper presented at the annual meetings of the Michigan Educational Research Association, Detroit, MI.

 

49.  Shermis, M. D. & Albert S. L. (1980, April). CAPSAS: Computer Assisted Program for the Selection of Appropriate Statistics. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, Boston, MA.

 

50.  Shermis, M. D. (1979, September) A solution without a problem: The development of a program in a community which doesn't need it?  Paper presented at the annual meetings of the Educational Network, Cincinnati, OH.

 

51. Shermis, M. D. & Dedrick, R. F. (1979, April) An environmental approach to monitoring handicapped children. Paper presented at the Institute for Research Strategies on the Visually Handicapped, Ann Arbor, MI.


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