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Mark D. Shermis Ph.D.

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Presentations

    Papers

    1. Shermis, M. D., Garvan, C. W., Diao, Y. (2008, April). The impact of automated essay scoring on writing outcomes. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the National Council of Measurement in Education, New York, NY.
    2. Shneyderman, A., Shermis, M. D., & Attali, Y. (2006, April). Factors associated with writing assessment difficulty in automated essay scoring. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the National Council of Measurement in Education, San Francisco, CA.
    3. Shermis, M. D., Shneyderman, A., & Attali, Y. (2005, April). How important is content in the ratings of essay assessments? Paper presented at the annual meetings of the National Council of Measurement in Education, Montrèal, Canada.
    4. Shermis, M. D., Burstein, J. C., & Bliss, L. (2004, April). The impact of automated essay scoring on high stakes writing assessments. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the National Council on Measurement in Education, San Diego, CA.
    5. Shermis, M. D. , & Barrera, F. D. (2002, April). Exit assessments: evaluating writing ability through automated essay scoring. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.
    6. Shermis, M. D. , & Averitt, J. (April, 2001). Security for web-based tests. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, Seattle, WA. (ED 457 215)
    7. Shermis, M. D., & Averitt, J. (April, 2000). Where did all the data go? Internet security for web-based assessments. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the National Council on Measurement in Education, New Orleans, LA.
    8. Shermis, M. D. (1999, May). Project Essay Grade: Writing feedback to improve student learning. Presentation given at the 17th annual Spring Symposium on Student Retention and Learning, Bloomington, IN.
    9. Shermis, M. D., Koch, C. M., Page, E. B., Keith, T. Z., & Harrington, S. (April, 1999). Trait ratings for automated essay grading. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Montreal, Canada.
    10. 1Shermis, M. D., Fogel, M. H., & Olson, J. J. (April, 1999). Controlling item exposure for web-based computerized adaptive tests. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Canada.
    11. Shermis, M. D. (1999, April). Scanning the horizon: Making the move from optical to image scanning. Presentation given at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Canada.
    12. Mzumara, H. R., Shermis, M. D., Wimer, D. G. (1998, September). Use of examinee’s previous math background in computerized adaptive math placement testing. Paper presented at the first annual PACT Conference, Atlanta, GA.
    13. Shermis, M. D., Mzumara, H. R., Olson, J., & Harrington, S. (1998). On-line grading of student essays: PEG goes on the web at IUPUI. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA.
    14. Shermis, M. D., Mzumara, H. R., Lillig, C., & Brown, M. (1997, August). Computerized adaptive testing through the World Wide Web. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL (ERIC ED 414 536).
    15. Shermis, M. D., Mzumara, H. R., & Bublitz, S. T. (1997, April). Controlling testing and computer anxiety: Test performance under CAT and SAT conditions. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Chicago, IL.
    16. Shermis, M. D., Watt, J., Harrington, S., Wolting, M., Galyen, L., & McGregor, J. (1996, November). College placement testing via the web: Early warning systems for high schools. Presentation made at the fifth annual Assessment Conference, Indianapolis, IN.
    17. Laidig, J. M., Shepard, M. J., Shermis, M. D., & Webb, P. M. (1996, April). Assessment of mathematical calculation skills via computerized adaptive testing. Presentation made at the North American Conference for Learning Resources in Nursing, Indianapolis, IN.
    18. Shermis, M. D. (1995, April). Ensnaring NCME through the World Wide Web. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the National Council on Measurement in Education. (ED 402 323)
    19. Shermis, M. D., Wolting, M., & Ballou, S. (1994, November). Computerized adaptive testing for reading placement and diagnostic assessment. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the EDUCOM conference, San Antonio, TX.
    20. Shermis, M. D., & Stemmer, P. M. (1993, November). Computerized adaptive testing: Increasing faculty and student satisfaction through appropriate placement tests. Presentation given to Assessment Conference III, Detroit, MI.
    21. Shermis, M. D., McCormack, D., Catterson, S., & Colvard, D. (1993, April). Estimation efficiency of one- and three-parameter logistic models for computerized adaptive testing. Paper presented at the National Council on Measurement in Education, Atlanta, GA.
    22. Shermis, M. D. (1993, February). HyperCAT™s have nine lives. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the Michigan School Testing Conference, Ann Arbor, MI.
    23. Shermis, M. D., McCormack, D., & Catterson, S. (1992, April). Assessing the reliability of computer adaptive testing algorithms using HyperCAT™. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the National Council on Measurement in Education, San Francisco, CA.
    24. Shermis, M. D., Falkenberg, B., Appel, V. M., & Cole, R. W. (1992, April). Construction of a faking detector scale for a biodata survey instrument. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.
    25. Appel, V. H., Grubb, P. D., Cole, R. W., & Shermis, M. D. (1991, August). Field testing of the LEAP: A biographical officer selection measure. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.
    26. Shermis, M. D. (1991, February). Computer adaptive testing: Are you ready? Paper presented at the annual meetings of the Michigan School Testing Conference, Ann Arbor, MI.
    27. Shermis, M. D. , St. George, R. (1990, April). Item bias in mathematics achievement: The Progressive Achievement Tests for Mathematics. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Boston, MA.
    28. Shermis, M. D., Rudin, D., & Chandler, L. A. (1990, April). An extension of the norms for the Stress Response Scale for Children. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, Boston, MA.
    29. Shermis, M. D. (1990, March). HyperCAT™: Computer adaptive testing for the rest of us. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the International Conference on Technology in Education, Brussels, Belgium.
    30. Shermis, M. D., Quintana, C. M., & Estes, N. (1990, March). Preparing teachers for technology in the 90's: View from the top. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the International Conference on Technology in Education, Brussels, Belgium.
    31. Goldenson, D. R., Shermis, M. D., Werth, L.H., Flint, L.K., & Lowei, D. (1990, March). Programming environments and incidental learning: The development and application of a new computer anxiety scale. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the International Conference on Technology in Education, Brussels, Belgium.
    32. Shermis, M. D. (1988, November). Factor structure of the Learning Disabilities Student Rating Scale. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Texas Psychological Association, Austin, TX.
    33. Shermis, M. D. (1988, April). The use of IRT to investigate the linear/hierarchical nature of a college mathematics curriculum. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.
    34. Shermis, M. D. (1987, October). Utilization of computer technology in the third world: An evaluation of computer operations at the University of Honduras. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Evaluation Association, Boston, MA. (ED 295 609)
    35. Hsu, T. C., & Shermis, M. D. (1987, April). Assessing psychometric qualities of an adaptive placement testing system. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, D.C.
    36. Sinkavich, F. J., Block, K. D., & Shermis, M. D. (1987, February). Metamemory accuracy and college student test performance. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the Eastern Educational Research Association, Boston, MA.
    37. Hsu, T. C., Shermis, M. D., Correa, C., & Lee, J. (1986, November). A computer-adaptive placement testing system for college mathematics. Presentation given at the annual meetings of EDUCOM, Pittsburgh, PA.
    38. Shermis, M. D. (1986, April). Microcomputerized adaptive placement testing for college mathematics. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.
    39. Shermis, M. D. (1986, April). Survey non-response as a function of data collection mode: A comparison of self-completed mail questionnaires and telephone interviews. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.
    40. Shermis, M. D. (1985, March). The effects of questionnaire modification on response rates: A field experiment. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL (ED 262 064).
    41. Shermis, M. D. (1984, April). Implementing a national computer conference for the Microcomputers in Education Special Interest Group. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.
    42. Schulman, G. M., Barnette, J. J., & Shermis, M. D. (1984, February). Microcomputer use by researchers and evaluators. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the Virginia Educational Research Association, Richmond, VA.
    43. Seigerman, C. & Shermis, M. D. (1981, March). Basic use of the MTS File Editor for non-computer oriented people: A computer assisted self-instructional program. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the Michigan Educational Research Association, Detroit, MI.
    44. Shermis, M. D. & Albert S. L. (1980, April). CAPSAS: Computer Assisted Program for the Selection of Appropriate Statistics. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, Boston, MA.
    45. Shermis, M. D. (1979, September) A solution without a problem: The development of a program in a community which doesn't need it? Paper presented at the annual meetings of the Educational Network, Cincinnati, OH.
    46. Shermis, M. D. & Dedrick, R. F. (1979, April) An environmental approach to monitoring handicapped children. Paper presented at the Institute for Research Strategies on the Visually Handicapped, Ann Arbor, MI.

    Invited Presentations

    1. Shermis, M. D. (2008, October). Automated essay scoring in a high-stakes testing environment. Presentation given at the FSU Dean's Assessment Conference, Tallahassee, FL.
    2. Shermis, M. D. (2008, July). Integrating assessment and instruction: The case for automated essay scoring. Workshop presented at the International Test Convention Conference, Liverpool, England.
    3. Shermis, M. D. (2008, July). Seminario de diseño de titulos de grado. Presentation given at the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Madrid, Spain.
    4. Shermis, M. D. (2008, February). Integrating assessment and instruction: The case for automated essay scoring. Presentation given at the annual meeting of the Michigan School Testing Conference, Ann Arbor, MI.
    5. Shermis, M. D. (2006, March). The ABCs of automated essay scoring. Presentation given at the annual meeting of the Michigan School Testing Conference, Ann Arbor, MI.
    6. Shermis, M. D. (2006, February). Selecting an effective department chair. Presentation given to the College of Education, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
    7. Shermis, M. D. (2005, November). The ABCs of automated essay scoring. Presentation given at the annual meeting of the Florida Educational Research Association, Miami, FL.
    8. Shermis, M. D. (2005, November). Automated essay scoring: Enhancing writing performance. Presentation at the annual Center for the Study of Advanced Measurement and Assessment Conference, Iowa City, Iowa.
    9. Shermis, M. D., & Mikulas, C (2005, October). The ABCs of automated essay scoring. Presentation given at the annual meetings of the Assessment Institute, Indianapolis, IN.
    10. Shermis, M. D. (2005, August). Automated essay scoring: A new solution to an old problem. Presentation given at the University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX.
    11. Shermis, M. D. (2005, June). The basics of automated essay scoring. Presentation given to Pearson Knowledge Technologies, Boulder, CO.
    12. Shermis, M. D. (2005, June). Automated essay scoring and FCAT: Enhancing writing performance. Presentation given to the Florida Department of Education, Tallahassee, FL.
    13. Shermis, M. D., & Elliot, S. (2005, April). The ABCs of automated essay scoring. Workshop presented at the annual meetings of the National Council of Measurement in Education, Montreal, Canada.
    14. Shermis, M. D. (2005, March). Innovations in automated scoring technology. Presentation given at the annual meetings of the American Test Publishers Association, Scottsdale, AZ.
    15. Shermis, M. D., & Elliot, S. (2005, February). Automated scoring of open-ended items and essays. Workshop given at the annual meetings of the American Test Publishers Association, Scottsdale, AZ.
    16. Shermis, M. D. (2005, January). Automated essay scoring: A new solution to an old problem. Presentation given at the University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX.
    17. Shermis, M. D. (2004, November). The basics of automated essay scoring. Presentation given at the Florida Educational Research Association Meetings, Tampa, FL.
    18. McEachern, A., Shermis, M. D., Banerjee, R., & Batist, C. (2004, October). Continuous Improvement efolio and data management system. Presentation given at the Florida Association of Colleges of Teacher Education, Orlando, FL.
    19. Shermis, M. D. (2004, September). Automated essay scoring: A new solution to an old problem. Presentation given as part of the ACT Scholars Program, Iowa City, IA.
    20. Shermis, M. D. (2004, September). Computer-based scoring. Presentation given as part of the ACT Scholars Program, Iowa City, IA.
    21. Shermis, M. D. (2004, May). An overview of automated essay scoring. Invited presentation given at Vantage Learning, Inc., Newtown, PA.
    22. Shermis, M. D. (2004, March). Automated essay scoring. Invited presentation given at the United States Department of Education Leadership Summit, St. Louis, MO.
    23. Shermis, M. D. (2004, March). Automated essay scoring: The high- and low-stakes of it. Invited presentation given at the Center for Assessment and Research Studies, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA.
    24. Shermis, M. D. (2004, March). Automated essay scoring for writing improvement. Invited presentation given at the annual meetings of the Michigan School Testing Conference, Ann Arbor, MI.
    25. Shermis, M. D. (2004, January). Using automated essay scoring to improve writing. Invited presentation given at the annual meetings of the Florida Educational Technology Conference, Orlando, FL.
    26. Chodorow, M., Leacock, C., & Shermis, M. D. (2003, December). Techniques for detecting syntactic errors in text. Invited presentation given to the Institute for Electronic Information and Communication Engineers, Tokyo, Japan.
    27. Chodorow, M. & Shermis, M. D. (2003, December). E-rater¨: An automated system for scoring essays. Invited presentation given to the National Institute for the Japanese Language, Tokyo, Japan.
    28. Shermis, M. D. (2003, November). An automated essay scoring research agenda. Presentation made to the Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.
    29. Shermis, M. D. (2003, February). Improving writing skills through automated essay scoring. Presentation made to the annual meetings of the Florida Educational Technology Conference, Orlando, FL.
    30. Shermis, M. D. (2002, November). FIPSE update: Assessing writing through the curriculum with automated essay scoring. Presentation made to the annual FIPSE Directors Meeting, Washington, DC.
    31. Shermis, M. D. (2002, November). The latest on automated essay grading. Invited workshop given at the annual Assessment Institute, Indianapolis, IN.
    32. Shermis, M. D. (2002, April). Scoring essays via computer-based testing. Invited presentation given to the language arts specialists in Miami-Dade Public Schools.
    33. Shermis, M. D. (2002, February). Scoring essays via computer-based testing. Invited presentation given to the American Test Publishers Association, San Diego, CA.
    34. Shermis, M. D. (2001, November). Automated essay grading for electronic portfolios. Presentation made at the annual FIPSE DirectorsÕ Meetings, San Diego, CA.
    35. Shermis, M. D. (2001, June). Testing with technology. Presentation given at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN.
    36. Shermis, M. D. (2001, March). Automated essay scoring: Overview and future directions. Presentation given at the University of Hawaii, Manoa, Honolulu, HI.
    37. Shermis, M. D. (2001, March). Automated essay scoring: Overview and future directions. Presentation given at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
    38. Shermis, M. D. (2001, February). Automated essay scoring: Overview and future directions. Presentation given at the annual meetings of the American Test Publishers Association, Tucson, AZ.
    39. Shermis, M. D. (2001, February). Automated essay scoring: Overview and future directions. Presentation given at Florida International University, Miami, FL.
    40. Shermis, M. D. (2001, February). Grant-writing 2001: Writing for support in the new millennium. Presentation given at Florida International University, Miami, FL.
    41. Shermis, M. D. (2001, February). Automated essay scoring: Overview and future directions. Presentation given at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO.
    42. Shermis, M. D. (2001, January). FIPSE update: Automated Essay Grading. Presentation given to the IUPUI Program Review and Assessment Committee, Indianapolis, IN.
    43. Shermis, M. D. (2000, December). Automated essay grading for electronic portfolios. Presentation given at Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL.
    44. Shermis, M.D. , Daniels, K., Marsiglio, C., Mills, D. T., & Choban, G. (2000, November). Web applications in assessment. Workshop given at the ninth annual Assessment Institute, Indianapolis, IN.
    45. Shermis, M. D. , & Daniels, K. (2000, November). Automated essay grading for electronic portfolios. Presentation given at the ninth annual Assessment Institute, Indianapolis, IN.
    46. Shermis, M. D. (2000, November). Testing with technology. Presentation given at Butler University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN.
    47. Shermis, M. D. (2000, October). Using PEG in an instructional environment. Presentation given to the board of directors of McDougal-Littell Publishing Company, Chicago, IL.
    48. Shermis, M. D. (2000, October). Testing with technology. Presentation given at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN.
    49. Shermis, M. D. (2000, September). Psychological testing and clinical assessment. Presentation given to physician interns, Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, IN.
    50. Shermis, M. D. (2000, October). Testing with technology. Presentation given at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN.
    51. Shermis, M. D. (2000, June). Essay grading by computer: Promising research results for performance assessments. Presentation given at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN.
    52. Chism, N., & Shermis, M. D. (2000, June). What are students really learning? Meaningful assessment strategies. Presentation given for the "Faculty Dialogues" program, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN.
    53. Shermis, M. D. , & Mzumara, H. R. (2000, April). Strengthening basic skills of secondary students through testing via the World Wide Web. Presentation given to Project SEAM, Indianapolis, IN.
    54. Shermis, M. D. , & Mzumara, H. R. (2000, April). Strengthening basic skills of secondary students through testing via the World Wide Web. Presentation given at Indiana University Kokomo.
    55. Shermis, M. D. (2000, April). Automated trait and holistic scoring of essays by computer. Presentation given at Indiana University Kokomo.
    56. Shermis, M. D. (2000, March). Automated trait and holistic scoring of essays by computer. Presentation given at the Program Review and Assessment Committee, IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN.
    57. Shermis, M. D. (2000, March). Automated trait and holistic scoring of essays by computer. Presentation given at annual meetings of the Michigan School Testing Conference, Ann Arbor, MI.
    58. Shermis, M. D. (2000, March). Psychology review. Presentation given for the Association for Advancement of the Behavioral Sciences, Philadelphia, PA.
    59. Shermis, M. D. (2000, March). Psychology review. Presentation given for the Association for Advancement of the Behavioral Sciences, Chicago, IL.
    60. Shermis, M. D. (2000, February). Electronic Portfolios @ IUPUI. Presentation given at Indiana University Purdue University (Business Faculty) Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN.
    61. Shermis, M. D. (2000, February). Psychology review. Presentation given for the Association for Advancement of the Behavioral Sciences, Boston, MA.
    62. Shermis, M. D. (2000, January). Essay grading by computer: Promising research results for performance assessments. Presentation given at the University of Delaware, Newark, DE.
    63. Chism, N., & Shermis, M. D. (2000, January). What are students really learning? Meaningful assessment strategies. Presentation given for the ÒFaculty DialoguesÓ program, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN.
    64. Shermis, M. D. (1999, December). Strengthening basic skills of secondary students through testing via the world wide web. Presentation given to the faculty of Warren Central High School, Indianapolis, IN.
    65. Shermis, M. D., Koch, C. M., Page, E. B., Keith, T. Z., Harrington, S. (1999, November). New developments in grading essays by computer. Presentation given to the Delaware Educational Research and Development Center, Newark, DE.
    66. Shermis, M.D., & Mills, D. T., & Marsiglio, C. (1999, November). Web applications in assessment. Workshop given at the eighth annual Assessment Institute, Indianapolis, IN.
    67. Shermis, M. D. (1999, October). Imagining imaging: Making the move from optical to image scanning. Presentation made at the 60th annual meetings of IACRAO, Indianapolis, IN.
    68. Shermis, M. D. (1999, October). Strengthening basic skills of secondary students through testing via the world wide web. Presentation given to the faculty of Southport High School, Indianapolis, IN.
    69. Banta, T. W., & Shermis, M. D. (August, 1999). Assessing student learning. Presentation given to new and associate IUPUI faculty, Indianapolis, IN.
    70. Shermis, M. D. (1999, August). Project Essay Grade and writing improvement: PEG goes to school. Presentation given at the annual meetings of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.
    71. Shermis, M. D. (1999, August). Psychology review. Presentation given for the Association for Advancement of the Behavioral Sciences, New York, NY.
    72. Shermis, M. D. (1999, August). Psychology review. Presentation given for the Association for Advancement of the Behavioral Sciences, Philadelphia, PA.
    73. Shermis, M. D. (1999, July). Presentation power: Extending the limits of the written word. Workshop given at the Information Technology Institute (AIR), Indianapolis, IN.
    74. Page, E. B., & Shermis, M. D. (1999, July). How PEG works. Presentation given to the Riverside Publishing Company Board of Directors, Elk Grove, IL.
    75. Shermis, M. D. (1999, March). Psychology review. Presentation given for the Association for Advancement of the Behavioral Sciences, New York, NY.
    76. Shermis, M. D. (1999, March). Grading essays by computer. Presentation given at annual meetings of the Michigan School Testing Conference, Ann Arbor, MI.
    77. Shermis, M. D. (1999, February). Psychology review. Presentation given for the Association for Advancement of the Behavioral Sciences, Philadelphia, PA.
    78. Shermis, M. D. (1999, February). Web-based placement testing. Presentation given for Marion County Schools, Indianapolis, IN.
    79. Shermis, M. D. (1999, January). Electronic portfolios @ IUPUI. Presentation given to the IUPUI School of Engineering, Indianapolis, IN.
    80. Shermis, M.D., & Mzumara, H. R. (1998, November). Web-based applications in assessment. Workshop given at the seventh annual Assessment Institute, Indianapolis, IN.
    81. Hatfield, S., & Shermis, M.D. (1998, November). Using electronic portfolios in assessment. Presentation given at the seventh annual Assessment Institute, Indianapolis, IN.
    82. Shermis, M. D. (1998, September). Web-based placement testing. Presentation given at the first annual PACT Conference, Atlanta, GA.
    83. Shermis, M. D. (1998, August). Psychology review. Presentation given for the Association for Advancement of the Behavioral Sciences, New York, NY.
    84. Shermis, M. D. (1998, August). PEG Goes On-Line. Presentation given to Riverside Publishing, Inc. Board of Directors, Itasca, IL.
    85. Shermis, M. D. (1998, July). Presentation power: Extending the limits of the written word. Workshop given at the Information Technology Institute (AIR), Indianapolis, IN.
    86. Shermis, M. D. (1998, June). Web-based placement testing. Presentation given at the annual NOCA Conference, Washington, DC.
    87. Shermis, M. D. (1998, April). Placement testing through the world wide web: High-tech developments in the domain of assessment. Presentation given at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA.
    88. Shermis, M. D., & Mzumara, H. R. (1997, November). Assessment technology support. Workshop given at the sixth annual Assessment Conference, Indianapolis, IN
    89. Shermis, M. D. (1997, July). Presentation power: Extending the limits of the written word. Presentation given at the Information Technology Institute (AIR), Indianapolis, IN.
    90. Shermis, M. D. (1997, April). Recent developments in college placement testing: Assessments via the World Wide Web. Presentation made at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.
    91. Shermis, M. D., & Mzumara, H. R. (1996, November). Assessment technology support. Workshop given at the fifth annual Assessment Conference, Indianapolis, IN.
    92. Shermis, M. D., Stemmer, P. M., Berger, C. F., & Anderson, G. E., (1996, April). Web magic: Navigating the Internet for measurement research. Workshop presented at the annual meetings of the National Council on Measurement in Education, New York, NY.
    93. Shermis, M. D. (1996, April). Computerized adaptive testing in the basic skill areas. Presentation given to the faculty at Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL.
    94. Shermis, M. D. (1995, November) Assessment technology support. Workshop conducted at the Assessment Conference, Indianapolis, IN.
    95. Shermis, M. D. (1995, March). Tunneling for treasure: Measurement Resources on the Internet. Presentation given at the annual meetings of the Indiana Association of Institutional Research, West Lafayette, IN.
    96. Shermis, M. D. (1995, January). Constructing better assessment instruments. Invited workshop for the faculty of Nichols State University, Thibadaux, LA.
    97. Shermis, M. D., Berger, C. F., Stemmer, P. M., & Anderson, G. E. (1994, August). Advanced use of microcomputers for psychological data. Invited pre-session to be given at the annual meetings of the American Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.
    98. Shermis, M. D., & Smith, M. (November, 1994). Constructing better assessment instruments. Presentation given at the Annual Meetings of the Assessment Conference, Indianapolis, IN.
    99. Shermis, M. D. (1994, August). Placement testing. Presentation given to the Regenstrief Institute Health Services Research Conference, Indianapolis, IN.
    100. Shermis, M. D. (1994, June). RIBPIN update. Presentation given to the midwest regional U.S. Army ROTC units, Indianapolis, IN.
    101. Shermis, M. D. (1994, April). Computerized adaptive testing. Presentation given at the IU mini-conference on computerized and computerized adaptive testing, Indianapolis, IN.
    102. Shermis, M. D. (1994, March). Developing effective evaluations. Faculty workshop given to the School of Education at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN.
    103. Banta, T. W., & Shermis, M. D. (1994, March). Assessing student learning: Classroom tests and authentic measures. Faculty workshop given at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN.
    104. Borden, V., Wince, M., & Shermis, M. D. (1994, November). Using survey methods to evaluate and improve educational programs. Faculty workshop given at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN.
    105. Banta, T. W., & Shermis, M. D. (1993, November). Assessing student learning: Classroom tests and authentic measures. Faculty workshop given at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN.
    106. Shermis, M. D., Smith, M., & Draper, G. (November, 1993). Constructing better assessment instruments. Presentation given at the Annual Meetings of the Assessment Conference, Indianapolis, IN.
    107. Shermis, M. D., Berger, C.F., Stemmer, P.M., & Anderson, G.E. (1993, August). Advanced use of microcomputers for psychological data. Pre-session given at the annual meetings of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario.
    108. Shermis, M. D., Berger, C. F., Stemmer, P. M., & Anderson, G. E. (1993, April). Advanced use of microcomputers for analyzing and displaying educational data. Pre-session given at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, Atlanta, GA.
    109. Shermis, M. D. (1993, April). Workshop in survey research: Asking better questions. Faculty workshop given at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN.
    110. Shermis, M. D. (1993, April). Computerized adaptive testing with HyperCATª. Presentation given to Indiana Vocational Technical College, Indianapolis, IN.
    111. Shermis, M. D. , & Kiger, B. S. (1993, March). Developing effective evaluations. Faculty workshop given at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN.
    112. Shermis, M. D. (1992, November). Workshop in survey research: Asking better questions. Presentation at the Assessment Workshops, Indianapolis, IN.
    113. Shermis, M. D., Stemmer, P. M., & Gennette, R. L. (1992, August). Using microcomputers to enhance teacher/training effectiveness. Pre-session given at the annual meetings of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
    114. Shermis, M. D., Berger, C. F., Shermis, M. D., Stemmer, P. M., & Anderson, G. E. (1992, April). Advanced use of microcomputers for analyzing and displaying psychological data. Pre-session given at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.
    115. Shermis, M. D. (1992, April). Ex‡menes adaptables por computadora [Adaptive examinations by computer]. Paper presented at the Mexican Society for Computing in Education, Monterrey, Mexico.
    116. Shermis, M. D., Castejón, R., Gennette, R. L., & Valasquez, J. (1992, March). Los microcomputadores y la mejora en la efectividad de la enseñanza [Using microcomputers to enhance teacher effectiveness]. Presentation given at the National University of Teaching at Distance, Madrid, Spain.
    117. Shermis, M. D. (1992, March). Workshop in survey research: Asking better questions. Presentation given at the Sixth Annual Texas Testing Conference, Austin, TX.
    118. Shermis, M. D., & McCormack, D. (1992, March). Workshop in computer adaptive testing. Presentation given at the Sixth Annual Texas Testing Conference, Austin, TX.
    119. Berger, C. F., Shermis, M. D., Stemmer, P. M., & Anderson, G. E. (1991, August). Advanced use of microcomputers for analyzing and displaying psychological data. Pre-session given at the annual meetings of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.
    120. Shermis, M. D., Berger, C. F., Shermis, M. D., Stemmer, P. M., & Anderson, G. E. (1991, April). Advanced use of microcomputers for analyzing and displaying psychological data. Pre-session given at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.
    121. Shermis, M. D., Castejón, R., & Gennette, R. L. (1991, March). Los microcomputadores y la mejora en la efectividad de la enseñanza [Using microcomputers to enhance teacher effectiveness]. Presentation given at the National University of Teaching at Distance, Madrid, Spain.
    122. Shermis, M. D., & Gennette, R. L. (1991, March). Workshop in survey research: Asking better questions. Presentation given at the Fifth Annual Texas Testing Conference, Austin, TX.
    123. Shermis, M. D., & Hagen, A. S. (1991, March) Workshop in computer adaptive testing. Presentation given at the Fifth Annual Texas Testing Conference, Austin, TX.
    124. Shermis, M. D., Berger, C. F., Stemmer, P. M., & Anderson, G. E. (1990, August). Advanced use of microcomputers for gathering psychological data. Pre-session given at the annual meetings of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.
    125. Berger, C. F., Shermis, M. D., Stemmer, P. M., & Anderson, G. E. (1990, August). Advanced use of microcomputers for analyzing and displaying psychological data. Pre-session to be given at the annual meetings of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.
    126. Shermis, M. D., Berger, C. F., Stemmer, P. M., & Anderson, G. E. (1990, April). The use of microcomputers for gathering educational research data. Training session given at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association, Boston, MA.
    127. Shermis, M. D. (1990, March). Workshop in survey research: Asking better questions. Presentation given at the Fourth Annual Texas Testing Conference, Austin, TX.
    128. Shermis, M. D., & Hagen, A. S. (1990, March). Test item banking on microcomputers. Presentation given at the Third Annual Texas Testing Conference, Austin, TX.
    129. Shermis, M. D. (1989, March). Workshop in survey research: Asking better questions. Presentation given at the Third Annual Texas Testing Conference, Austin, TX.
    130. Shermis, M. D., & Diamond, P. (1989, March) Test item banking on microcomputers. Presentation given at the Third Annual Texas Testing Conference, Austin, TX.
    131. Berger, C. F., Shermis, M. D., Stemmer, P., & Anderson, E. (1988, August). Microcomputer support for psychological research. Pre-session given at the annual meetings of the American Psychological Association, Atlanta, GA.
    132. Shermis, M. D. (1988, June). Microcomputer support for grant development. Presentation given at the Fourth Annual IBM Education Deans' Conference, Ann Arbor, MI.
    133. Shermis, M. D. (1988, March). Workshop in survey research: Asking better questions. Presentation given at the Second Annual Texas Testing Conference, Austin, TX.
    134. Shermis, M. D., & Diamond, P. (1988, March) Test item banking on microcomputers. Presentation given at the Second Annual Texas Testing Conference, Austin, TX.
    135. Shermis, M. D. (1988, January). Developing better achievement tests. Faculty in-service given at Tyler Junior College, Tyler, TX.
    136. Berger, C. F., Shermis, M. D., Stemmer, P., & Anderson, E. (1987, August). Microcomputer support for psychological research. Pre-session given at the annual meetings of the American Psychological Association, New York, NY.
    137. Shermis, M. D. (1987, February). Workshop in survey research: Asking better questions. Presentation given at the First Annual Texas Testing Conference, Austin, TX.
    138. Berger, C. F., Shermis, M. D., Stemmer, P. M., & Anderson, E. (1985, August). Microcomputer support for educational research. Professional seminar sponsored by the American Educational Research Association, Falmouth, MA.
    139. Shermis, M. D. (1985, April). How to evaluate a program and write an effective evaluation report. Training session sponsored by the Western Pennsylvania Advanced Technology Center (Benjamin Franklin Partnership Program), Pittsburgh, PA.
    140. Berger, C. F., Shermis, M. D., Stemmer, P., & Anderson, E. (1984, April). Microcomputer support for educational research. Pre-session sponsored by the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.
    141. Berger, C. F., Shermis, M. D., and Stemmer, P. M. (1983, April). Data gathering, analysis, and display using microcomputers. Pre-session sponsored by the American Educational Research Association, Montrèal, Canada.
    142. Berger, C. F., Shermis, M. D., and Stemmer, P. M. (1982, April). Data gathering using microcomputers. Mini-training session sponsored by the American Educational Research Association, New York, NY.
    143. Berger, C. F., Shermis, M. D., and Stemmer, P. M. (1982, April). Data analysis and display using microcomputers. Mini-training session sponsored by the American Educational Research Association, New York, NY.