BEAR Seminars Fall 2022

The Berkeley Evaluation and and Assessment Research (BEAR) Center coordinates seminars for researchers to share cutting-edge findings and to prompt congenial discussion of topics in educational assessment and evaluation.

BEAR Seminar meets alternate Tuesdays from 2pm-4 at Berkeley Way West 4500
and also on Zoom, with exceptions as noted in the table below.

Date Speaker Topic
September 13, 2022 BEAR Center and Collaborators College Readiness in STEM video
September 20, 2022 Juan Perdomo Can Prediction Systems Help Reduce High School Dropout? A Retrospective on Wisconsin Public Schools video
October 4, 2022 Dr. Lan Anh Nguyen Khoa Modeling Generic Problem-solving Competence Underlying Domain-specific and Domain-general Problem Solving video
October 18, 2022 Ana Andaur Rodríguez, David Torres Irribarra, Mark Wilson, Karen Draney Collaborative Development of Socioemotional Assessments in a Latin American Context video slides
November 1, 2022 Brent Duckor Got feedback for continuous improvement in the classroom? Towards a multi-dimensional, multi-facets approach to modeling feedback usage video
November 15, 2022 Jeanette Melin and Leslie Pendrill

Humans as measurement instruments and Construct specification equations (CSE) in measurement systems

video slides
November 29, 2022 Seth Corrigan Automated Detection of Social Cues video

Conveners & Coordinators:
   Himilcon Inciarte (
   Mingfeng Xue (
   Aubrey Condor (