International Assessments Conference
Professor Damian Murchan and Ph.D student Caroline McKeown are attending a major conference in Dublin on the use of log-file data in International Assessments such as PISA, TIMSS & PIAAC. The conference, Opportunity versus Challenge, is hosted jointly by the Educational Research Centre Drumcondra and the US corporation Educational Testing Service, based in Princeton New Jersey. Damian's presentation outlined his ongoing work, with Norwegian colleague Fazilat Siddiq, investigating ethical and privacy considerations in using data analytics in digital assessment. Caroline led the organization of the conference, related to the topic of her Doctoral studies in Trinity
The annual meeting of the Association for Educational Assessment-Europe will be held in Dublin in 2020, co-hosted by Trinity College and the Educational Research Centre, Drumcondra.