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Spring School 2013

The second Jena Spring School on Educational Measurement took place on March 19-22, 2013 at the Institute of Educational Science of the University of Jena. The intended audience for the workshops was English-speaking postgraduates (with or without PhD) as well as professors.

On March 20-22, seven one-day workshops were offered in parallel tracks covering recent methodological topics and providing a mixture of lectures and hands-on-exercises. On March 19, a pre-conference workshop gave an introduction to the statistical environment R. All workshops were held by distinguished measurement experts from Germany, Belgium and the USA.

113 participants from Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the USA attended the Spring School.


Pre-Conference Workshop: Dr. Otto B. Walter - Introduction to R
Workshop 1: Prof. Dr. Johannes Hartig - Multidimensional Item Response Models
Workshop 2: Dr. Otto B. Walter - Introduction to Simulation Studies
Workshop 3: Prof. Dr. Yves Rosseel - Structural Equation Modeling with lavaan
Workshop 4: Prof. Dr. Ying Cheng - Computerized Adaptive Testing: An Introduction
Workshop 5: Dr. Steffi Pohl & Marie-Ann Sengewald - Causal Inference in Non-Randomized Studies
Workshop 6: Prof. Dr. Frank Goldhammer - Writing (Computer-Based) Test Items
Workshop 7: Prof. Dr. Gabriel Nagy - Multilevel Structural Equation Modeling from an Applied Perspective

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