BEAR Seminars Spring 2022

BEAR Seminars Spring 2022

The Berkeley Evaluation and and Assessment Research (BEAR) Center coordinates several 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 1212 and also on Zoom. (Zoom links may be requested from

Date Speaker Topic
February 1, 2022 Perman Gochyyev Lord's Paradox and consequences for effects of interventions on outcomes

video (mp4)

slides (PDF)

February 15, 2022 Seema Jayachandran Using machine learning and qualitative interviews to design a five-question survey module for women's agency video(mp4)
March 1, 2022

William FisherJeanette Melin & Charlotta Möller

Metrology for climate-neutral cities video (mp4)

March 15, 2022

(zoom only)

Ben Domingue

The InterModel Vigorish as a lens for understanding (and quantifying) the value of item response modeling video

March 29, 2022

(zoom only)

Seth Corrigan Identifying, Measuring and Leveraging Acoustic Properties of Speech Associated with Impression Management video

April 12, 2022

(zoom only)

GSE Students & Researchers AERA/NCME Practice Session for GSE Students and Researchers video
May 3, 2022 Esther Ulitzsch Response-Time-Based Approaches for Identifying and Accounting for Careless and Insufficient Effort Responding in Survey Data video

Conveners and Coordinators:

Previous semesters:

Fall 2021