BEAR Seminars Spring 2024

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 1212 and also on Zoom.

Zoom links can be requested from

Date Speaker Topic
January 30, 2024 Mark Wilson Discussion: The Past, Present, and Future of Educational Measurement video
February 13, 2024 Melanie Ehren Trust in standardized tests: A global perspective video
February 27, 2024 David Torres Irribarra The Berkeley Assessment System Software video
March 12, 2024 Paul De Boeck Pervasive Differential Item Functioning video
April 2, 2024 Sophia Rabe-Hesketh and Anders Skrondal Standard and new methods for handling missing data video
April 30, 2024 Various Researchers End of Year Conference Recap

Convenors & Coordinators:

  Himilcon Inciarte ( sends e-mail))
  Mingfeng Xue ( sends e-mail))
  Yunting Liu ( sends e-mail))