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Teachers College, Columbia University
Teachers College
Columbia University

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11/13/2006 ~ 11/14/2006 at  Teachers College, Columbia University

Robert Linn

University of Colorado, Boulder

Presentation Topic:

  • Improving the Accountability Provisions of NCLB [Summary to be posted soon]

Dr. Robert L. Linn is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Education at the University of Colorado at Boulder and Co-Director of the National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing.  Dr. Linn served as editor of the third edition of Educational Measurement and as editor of the Journal of Educational Measurement.   He has received several awards for his contributions to the field, including the ETS Award for Distinguished Service to Measurement, the E.L Thorndike Award, the E.F. Lindquist Award, the National Council on Measurement in Education Career Award, and the American Educational Research Association Award for Distinguished Contributions to Educational Research.  Dr. Linn is past president of the American Educational Research Association, past president of the National Council on Measurement in Education, past president of the Evaluation and Measurement Division of the American Psychological Association, and past vice-president for the Research and Measurement Division of the American Educational Research Association.  He is a member of the National Academy of Education, a Lifetime National Associate of the National Academies, and serves on two Boards of National Academy of Sciences.  His current research is focused on the uses of student test results in educational accountability systems.  He has published over 225 journal articles and chapters in books dealing with a wide range of theoretical and applied issues in educational measurement.

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