University of Oregon

Author Archive: Denise Swanson

Spanish Language Vocabulary Pilot Study (easyCBM)

Date: 2016 – Grades: 2-12 In response to requests from educators, we have begun work on adding Spanish-language vocabulary assessments to the measures available on the easyCBM Deluxe and District editions. A crucial step is gathering empirical data on how…
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Project ICEBERG

Date: 2015-2020Sample: In Year 1 we work with one development preschool site. In Year 2, we add a new preschool and a kindergarten site. In Years 3 and 4, we work with four new sites (two preschool and two kindergarten)….
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Book Chapter: Technology-based Assessment and Problem Analysis

Technology-based Assessment and Problem AnalysisThis chapter discusses features of technology-based assessments particularly relevant for applications in school settings implementing response to intervention (RTI). Using easyCBM®, a popular learning management system developed to support RTI, the chapter illustrates measurement development and…
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BRT Manager Honored

Raina Megert, BRT Projects and Personnel Manager, awarded the U of O College of Education’s 2016 Officer of Administration Award May 17, 2016The award places Raina Megert in an elite group of University of Oregon employees who have been recognized…
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BRT Research Assistant Advances

BRT Research Assistant Advances to Doctoral Candidacy May 17, 2016 BRT Research Assistant Dan Farley, who heads up our work on Extended Assessments for students with significant disabilities, successfully presented his dissertation proposal on May 5, 2016. This is the…
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Oregon Extended Assessment-Vertical Scaling Project

Goal: Establish a computer-based vertically scaled English language arts (combined reading and writing) and mathematics test with three levels of difficulty – low, mid, and high – that students can take after completing 15 items for placement into these levels….
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NCAASE Grant

RFA: Special Education Research and Development Center Program (CFDA# 84.324C) Topic Two: Special Education R & D Center on Assessment and Accountability, Gerald Tindal (UO), Project Director & Co-PI, Ann Schulte (NCSU), Co-PI, Stephen N. Elliott (ASU), Co-PI, Joseph Stevens…
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