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Kathleen Scalise

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BA, Biochemistry, UC Berkeley, 1982
MA, Policy, Organization, Measurement and Evaluation with a disciplinary focus in Cognition, UC Berkeley, 2004
PhD, Quantitative measurement, University of California, Berkeley, 2004

Kathleen Scalise is a professor at the University of Oregon. Her main research areas are technology-enhanced assessments in science and mathematics education, item response models with innovative item types, dynamically delivered content in e-learning, computer adaptive and multi-stage testing, and applications to equity studies. Her recent research projects include work on 21st Century Skills Assessments with Cisco, Intel, and Microsoft; Virtual Performance Assessments with Harvard University; and work on technology-enhanced assessments with the U.S. Department of Education, Smarter Balanced, new NGSS science assessments in NGSS states including California, and the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). She has served internationally on OECD’s PISA 2015, on IEA’s eTIMSS development, and with IEA’s ICILS Assessment in Digital Literacy. She has extensive publications in technology-enhanced assessments and other areas, and recently served on the NRC committee for the National Academy of Sciences report on assessment of the Next Generation Science Standards. She holds K-12 teaching credentials in physical sciences and life sciences, a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry, and a PhD in quantitative measurement from UC Berkeley.