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International Perspectives on School Governance


German American Seminar

Saturday, April 9 2016, 11:00am – 3:30pm
Marriott Marquis, Level 4 “Capitol” Room
901 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20001 USA




Panel Discussion: Data-Driven School Improvement. The Role of Data for Teaching and Learning
Welcome: Joann Halpern (German Center for Research and Innovation, New York)
Chair: Petra Stanat (Institute for Educational Quality Improvement, Berlin)

  • The Role of Costs In Data-Driven School Improvement
    Henry Levin (Columbia University, New York)
  • Assessing Assessments: Lessons from international surveys
    Eckhard Klieme (German Institute for International Educational Research, Germany)

  • Realizing the Promise: Building Education Data Systems that Have a Real Impact
    Jack Buckley (The College Board)
  • Online Diagnostic Assessment for Improving the Quality of Learning
    Benő Csapó (University of Szeged, Institute of Education, Hungary)




Poster Session: Presentations on Research Infrastructures in the Field of Education and Educational Data

Board 1

  • The Large-Scale Data Infrastructure of the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories: The National Educational Panel Study in Germany
    Jutta von Maurice, Hans-Günther Roßbach, Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories (LIfBI)
  • U.S. Large-Scale Assessments and the National Center for Education Statistics: NAEP and International Assessments
    Sheila Thompson (NCES)

Board 2

  • The National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing
    Kilchan Choi (CRESST)
  • The German Centre for International Student Assessment (ZIB): Educational Research with PISA and Beyond
    Nina Jude (ZIB)

Board 3

  • Leibniz Education Research Network – LERN
    Karin Zimmer (LERN)
  • The College Board
    Judit Antal (College Board)

Three Parallel Workshops
Workshop 1: (System)Monitoring and School Leadership. Exploring the Potential of an Unknown Relationship
Chair: Heinrich Mintrop (University of California, Berkeley)

  • School Leadership and School Culture. The Role of Caring Cultures
    Karen Seashore-Louis (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis)
  • Linking Monitoring and Educational Leadership. A Multilevel-Governance Approach
    Stefan Kühne (DIPF, Berlin), Stefan Brauckmann (University of Klagenfurt)
  • The Assessment of Distributed Leadership and its Potential Relationship to Student Achievement
    Barbara Muslic, Tanja Graf, Harm Kuper (Freie Universität Berlin)
  • Towards a Discursive and Non-affirmative Framework for Curriculum Studies, Didaktik and Educational Leadership
    Rose Ylimaki (University of Arizona, Tucson), Michael Uljens (Åbo Akademi University, Finland)

Workshop 2: Computer-Assisted Progress Monitoring Systems for Whole Classrooms in Primary and Secondary Education
Chair: Uwe Maier (University of Education Schwäbisch Gmünd)

  • Progress Monitoring Across Typical Performing Students Using CAT and CBM in Mathematic
    Edward Shapiro (Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania)
  • Computer-Assisted Progress Monitoring of German Grammar Knowledge in the Context of Self-Regulated Learning in Secondary Classrooms
    Carolin Ramsteck (University of Education Schwäbisch Gmünd)
  • quop: An Effective Web-Based Approach to Monitor Student Learning Progress in Reading and Mathematics in Whole Classrooms
    Birgit Schütze, Karin Hebbecker, Natalie Förster, Elmar Souvignier (University of Münster)
  • The Data Wise Improvement Process: Eight Steps for Using Data Collaboratively to Improve Teaching and Learning
    Meghan Lockwood (Harvard University, Cambridge)
  • Monitoring the Social, Motivational, and Self-regulatory Aspects of Classrooms Across the United States
    Hunter Gehlbach (University of California, Santa Barbara)

Workshop 3: Big Data, Little Data – Potentials and Boundaries of Digitization in Educational Research
Chair: Marc Rittberger (DIPF, Frankfurt)

  • Interaction Logs. A Powerful Tool for Studying Engagement and Learning in a Very Fine-Grained Fashion
    Ryan Baker (Columbia University, New York)
  • How Big Data Presents New Opportunities for Better Research in State and Local Education Offices
    Michael Hansen (Brown Center on Education Policy, Brookings, Washington D.C.)
  • Scaling up Connections – Collaboration, Interlinking and Mixing of Qualitative and Quantitative Data in a Semantic Research Environment
    Christoph Schindler (DIPF, Frankfurt)
  • Digitization of Assessments – Between Added Value and Added Problems
    Heiko Rölke ( DIPF, Frankfurt)
  • Feature Analysis. Approach to Understand Test Item Infrastructure
    Ayesha Madni, Eva Baker, Kilchan Choi (CRESST, University of California, Los Angeles)

Wrap-up and closing remarks

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