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Research interests

Topic of research interest includes achievement gap.


  • achievement gap

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Students Medicine & Life Sciences
Moral Development Medicine & Life Sciences
multidimensional scaling Social Sciences
Matched-Pair Analysis Medicine & Life Sciences
Mathematics Medicine & Life Sciences
Unfolding Mathematics
mathematics Social Sciences
Aptitude Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2005 2019

Research Output 1973 2019

Constructing Subscores That Add Validity: A Case Study of Identifying Students at Risk

Biancarosa, G., Kennedy, P. C., Carlson, S. E., Yoon, H. J., Seipel, B., Liu, B. & Davison, M. L., Feb 1 2019, In : Educational and Psychological Measurement. 79, 1, p. 65-84 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ROC Curve
Area Under Curve

Improving the Predictive Validity of Reading Comprehension Using Response Times of Correct Item Responses

Su, S. & Davison, M. L., Apr 3 2019, In : Applied Measurement in Education. 32, 2, p. 166-182 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reaction Time
2 Citations (Scopus)

A note on estimating single-class piecewise mixed-effects models with unknown change points

Kohli, N., Peralta, Y., Zopluoglu, C. & Davison, M. L., Sep 1 2018, In : International Journal of Behavioral Development. 42, 5, p. 518-524 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bayes Theorem
Statistical Models
estimation procedure

Preliminary Findings on the Computer-Administered Multiple-Choice Online Causal Comprehension Assessment, a Diagnostic Reading Comprehension Test

Davison, M. L., Biancarosa, G., Carlson, S. E., Seipel, B. & Liu, B., Jun 1 2018, In : Assessment for Effective Intervention. 43, 3, p. 169-181 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

construct validity
descriptive statistics

The Relative Performance Index: Neutralizing Simpson's Paradox

Davenport, E. C., Nickodem, K., Davison, M. L., Phillips, G. & Graham, E., Jun 20 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : American Statistician. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Simpson's Paradox
Performance Index
Decision Making
Relative performance