Mark D. Shermis, Ph.D.

Dr. Mark D. Shermis

Mark D. Shermis Ph.D.

Professor
Educational Foundations and Leadership


Publications

  1. Shermis, M. D., & DiVesta, F. (2010, anticipated). Classroom Assessment. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage publications.
  2. Shermis, M. D., & Long, S. K. (in press). Multitrait-multimethod analysis of FCAT reading and writing: Or is it writing and reading? Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment.
  3. Benson, N., Oakland, T., & Shermis, M. D. (2009) Cross-national invariance of children's temperament. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 27, 3-16.
  4. Shermis, M. D., Shneyderman, A., & Attali, Y. (2008). How important is content in the ratings of essay assessments? Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy, and Practice, 15(1), 91-105.
  5. Bashford, J., & Shermis, M. D. (in press). Reliability and validity of state-mandated Florida College Basic Skills Exit Test. Florida Journal of Educational Research.
  6. Shermis, M. D. (2007). Modern measurement: Theory, principles, and applications of mental appraisal [Book Review]. International Journal of Testing, 7(4), 1-3.
  7. Shermis, M. D., Burstein, J., & Leacock, C. (2006). Applications of computers in assessment and analysis of writing. In C. A. McArthur, S. Graham, & J. Fitzgerald (Eds.), Handbook of writing research (pp. 403-416). New York, NY: Guilford Press.
  8. Blanton, L., & Shermis, M. D. (2006). FCAT pros and cons. FIU Magazine, 13, 28-29.
  9. Shermis, M. D. (2003). Facing off on automated essay scoring. Assessment Update, 15(2), 4-5.
  10. Shermis, M. D., & Burstein, J. (2003). Automated essay scoring: A cross-disciplinary perspective. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.
  11. Shermis, M. D., & Averitt, J. (2002). Where did all the data go? Internet security for web-based assessments. Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 21(2), 20-25.
  12. Shermis, M. D., & Barrera, F. D. (2002). Automated essay scoring for electronic portfolios. Assessment Update, 14(4), 1-2.
  13. Shermis, M. D., & Daniels, K. (2002). Web applications in assessment. In T. W. Banta (Ed.), Building a Scholarship of Assessment (pp. 148-166). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  14. Shermis, M. D., Koch, C. M., Page, E. B., Keith, T. Z., & Harrington, S. (2002). Trait ratings for automated essay grading. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 62(1), 5-18.
  15. Shermis, M. D. , Rasmussen, J. L., Rajecki, D. W., Olson, J., & Marsiglio, C. (2001). All prompts are created equal, but some prompts are more equal than others. Journal of Applied Measurement, 2(2), 154-170.
  16. Shermis, M. D., Mzumara, H. R., Olson, J., & Harrington, S. (2001). On-line grading of student essays: PEG goes on the World Wide Web. Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 26(3), 247-259.
  17. Shermis, M. D. (2001). Computer assisted assessments in higher education [book review]. Assessment Update, 13(3), 16.
  18. Shermis, M. D., Mzumara, H. R., & Bublitz, S. T. (2001). Controlling testing and computer anxiety: Test performance under CAT and SAT conditions. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 24(1), 57-75.
  19. Shermis, M. D., & Daniels, K. (2001). Automated essay grading for electronic portfolios. Assessment Update, 13(1), 10.
  20. Shermis, M. D. (2001). Computer assisted assessments in higher education [book review]. Assessment Update, 13(3), 16.
  21. Harrington, S., Shermis, M. D., & Rollins, A. (2000). The influence of word processing on English placement test results. Computers and Composition, 17(2), 197-210.
  22. Printz, B., Shermis, M. D., & Webb, P. M. (1999). Stress buffering factors related to adolescent coping: A path analysis. Adolescence, 34(136), 715-734.
  23. Shermis, M. D., & Lombard, D. (1999). A comparison of survey data collected by self-completed mail questionnaire and electronic mail. Journal of Business and Psychology, 14(2), 341-354.
  24. Shermis, M. D., Webb, P. M., & Mzumara, H. R. (1999). An assessment of the concurrent validity and reliability of the Merkler Style Preference Inventory (MSPI). Journal of Career Assessment, 7(2), 173-185.
  25. Shermis, M. D. (1999). Customquiz: Utilizing the World Wide Web for internet-based tests and surveys. Assessment Update, 11(5), 10.
  26. Shermis, M. D., & Lombard, D. (1998). Effects of computer-based test administrations on test anxiety and performance. Computers in Human Behavior, 14(1), 111-123.
  27. Shermis, M. D., & Chang, S. H. (1997). The use of IRT to investigate the hierarchical nature of a college mathematics curriculum. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 57(3), 450-458.
  28. Shermis, M. D., Falkenberg, B., Appel, V. M., & Cole, R. W. (1996). Construction of a faking detector scale for a biodata survey instrument. Military Psychology, 8(4), 83-94.
  29. Shermis, M. D., Fulkerson, J., & Banta, T. W. (1996). Computerized adaptive math tests for elementary talent development selection. Roeper Review, 19(2), 91-95.
  30. Shermis, M. D., Stemmer, P. M., & Webb, P. M. (1996). Computerized adaptive skill assessment in a statewide testing program. Journal of Research on Computing in Education, 29(1), 49-67.
  31. Shermis, M. D., Wolting, M., & Lombard, D. (1996). Development of a computerized test for college reading placement. Journal of Developmental Education, 20(2), 18-24.
  32. Young, R. F., Shermis, M. D., Brutten, S. R., & Perkins, K. (1996). From conventional to computer-adaptive testing of ESL reading comprehension. System, 24(1), 23-40.
  33. Young, R. L., & Shermis, M. D. (1993). Computer-adaptive testing in HyperCard™. CAELL Journal, 4(3), 20-25.
  34. Shermis, M. D., & St. George, R. (1992). Item bias in mathematics achievement: The Progressive Achievement Tests for Mathematics. Psychological Test Bulletin, 5, 98-112.
  35. Shermis, M. D., Rudin, D., & Chandler, L. A. (1992). An extension of the norms for the Stress Response Scale for Children. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 5, 65-75.
  36. Shermis, M. D., Stemmer, P. M., Berger, C. F., & Anderson, E. (1991). Using microcomputers for social science research. Newton, MA: Allyn & Bacon.
  37. Chandler, L. A., El-Samadony, E. I., Shermis, M. D., & El-Khatib, A. T. (1991). Behavioral responses of children to stress. School Psychology International, 12, 195-207.
  38. Shermis, M. D. (1990). [Review of An introduction to survey research and data analysis]. Contemporary Psychology, 35(6), 618.
  39. Oakland, T. D., Shermis, M. D., & Coleman, M. C. (1990). Teacher perceptions of differences among learning disabled and non-learning disabled elementary pupils within referred samples. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 23(8), 499-504, 520.
  40. Chandler, L. A., & Shermis, M. D. (1990). A paradigm for the study of childhood stress. In J.H. Humphrey (Ed.), Human stress: Current selected research, Volume 4. New York: AMS Press, Inc.
  41. Hsu, T. C., & Shermis, M. D. (1989). The development and evaluation of a microcomputerized adaptive placement testing system for college mathematics. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 5(4), 473-485.
  42. Oakland, T. D., & Shermis, M. D. (1989). Factor structure of the Sociocultural Scales. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 7, 335-342.
    Telch, M., Shermis, M. D., & Lucas, J. (1989). Anxiety sensitivity: Unitary personality trait or domain-specific appraisals? Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 3(1), 25-32.
  43. Chandler, L. A., Shermis, M. D., & Lempert, M. E. (1989). The Need-Threat Analysis: A scoring system for the Children's Apperception Test. Psychology in the Schools, 26, 47-54.
  44. Chandler, L. A., & Shermis, M. D. (1986). Behavioral responses to stress: Profile patterns of children. Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 15(4), 317-322.
  45. Shermis, M. D., & Givner, C. (1986). Implications of analog-to-digital technology for social sciences. A review and preview. Social Science Microcomputer Review, 4(3), 295-309.
  46. Shermis, M. D. (1986). Point and click: Using microcomputer statistical packages in the classroom. The Educational Statistician, 15(1), 2-9.
  47. Shermis, M. D. (1985). A data base management approach to CBT. Educational Technology, 25(3), 43-46.
  48. Chandler, L. A., & Shermis, M. D. (1985). Assessing Behavioral Responses to Stress. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 45, 825-844.
  49. Chandler, L. A., Shermis, M. D., & Marsh, J. (1985). The use of the Stress Response Scale in diagnostic assessment. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 3(1), 15-30.
  50. Chandler, L. A., Million, M. E., & Shermis, M. D. (1985). The incidence of stressful life events of elementary school-aged children. American Journal of Community Psychology, 13(6), 743-746.
  51. Shermis, M. D. (1985). [Review of Program evaluation: A practitioner's guide for trainers and educators.] Evaluation News, 6(4), 41-43.
  52. Shermis, M. D. (1983). Calculating necessary sample sizes the easy way. [Review of SampleCalc..] Contemporary Educational Review, 1(4), 56-57.
  53. Shermis, M. D., & Stemmer, P. M. (1983). ADP literacy program: Facilitators handbook. Cleveland, OH: Veterans Administration.
  54. Berger, C. F., Shermis, M. D., & Stemmer, P. M. (1983). Microcomputers in telephone interviewing & Computer assisted observation. In W.R. Borg & M. D. Gall (Eds.), Educational research: An introduction (4th ed., pp. 448-451, 486-488). New York: Longman.

Reports and Monographs

  1. Shermis, M. D., Mzumara, H. R., Kiger, B. S., Marsiglio, C. & Ryan, D. M. (2001, January) The Testing Center Annual Report 2000. Indianapolis, IN: IUPUI Testing Center.
  2. Mzumara, H. R., Shermis, M. D., & Averitt, J. (2001, January). Placement Testing Validity Report, 1999-2000. Indianapolis, IN: IUPUI Testing Center. 
  3. Shermis, M. D. , Mzumara, H. R., Kiger, B. S., Marsiglio, C. & Ryan, D. M. (2000, January) The Testing Center Annual Report 1999. Indianapolis, IN: IUPUI Testing Center.
  4. Mzumara, H. R., Shermis, M. D., & Averitt, J. (1999, November). Validity of the IUPUI placement test scores for course placement: 1998-1999. Indianapolis, IN: IUPUI Testing Center. 
  5. Mzumara, H. R., Shermis, M. D., & Fogel, M. (1998, November). Validity of the IUPUI placement test scores for course placement: 1997-1998. Indianapolis, IN: IUPUI Testing Center. 
  6. Mzumara, H. R., Shermis, M. D., & Dossinger, K., & Olson, J. J. (1997, November). Validity of the IUPUI placement test scores for course placement: 1996-1997. Indianapolis, IN: IUPUI Testing Center.
  7. Mzumara, H. R., Shermis, M. D., & Wimer, D. (1996, November). Validity of the IUPUI placement test scores for course placement: 1995-1996. Indianapolis, IN: IUPUI Testing Center. 
  8. Mzumara, H. R., Shermis, M. D., & Lombard, D. (1995, November). Validity of the IUPUI placement test scores for course placement: 1994-1995. Indianapolis, IN: IUPUI Testing Center. 
  9. Ballou, S., & Shermis, M. D. (1994, June). Validity of the IUPUI placement test scores for course placement: 1993-1994. Indianapolis, IN: IUPUI Testing Center. 
  10. Appel, V. H., Quintana, C. M., Cole, R. W., Shermis, M. D., Watson, T. W., & Earles, J. A. (1992). The Leadership Effectiveness Assessment Profile (LEAP): Officer instrument field testing and refinement. Brooks Air Force Base, TX: Armstrong Laboratories (AL-TR-1992-0105). 
  11. Appel, V. H., Grubb, P. D., Shermis, M. D., Watson, T. W., & Cole, R.W. (1990). Initial development of the LEAP biographical survey for use in selection and classification. Brooks Air Force Base, TX: Air Force Systems Command (AFHRL-TR-90-19). 
  12. Estes, N., Shermis, M. D., & Quintana, C. M. (1990). Leadership for the 90's: Transferring new information technology to the schools. Forth Worth, TX: Tandy, Inc. 
  13. Shermis, M. D. (1987). Planificacion para el futuro: Operaciones con computadora en la Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Honduras (UNAH). [Planning for the future: Computer operations at Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Honduras.] Evaluation report submitted to Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Honduras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras. 
  14. Shermis, M. D. & Gilliam, B. (1979, October). An evaluation of the Engineering Industrial Support Program for 1978-1979. Evaluation report submitted to the Minority Projects Office, College of Engineering, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

Software

  1. Shermis, M. D. (1994). HyperCAT™ (Windows). [Computer Program]. Indianapolis, IN: Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis.
  2. Shermis, M. D. (1989). HyperCAT™ (Macintosh). [Computer Program]. Austin, TX: The University of Texas at Austin. 
  3. Shermis, M. D., & Chandler, L.A. (1987). The Stress Response Scale for Children: A profile analysis program (MS-DOS). [Computer Program]. Austin, TX: The University of Texas at Austin. 
  4. Chandler, L.A., & Shermis, M. D. (1985). The Stress Response Scale for Children: A profile analysis program (Apple II). [Computer Program]. Pittsburgh, PA: The University of Pittsburgh.