February 28 2008
3:30pm - 5:00pm,
Paul Yovanoff, Ph.D., completed his doctorate in Educational Psychology with an emphasis on psychometric theory and behavioral research methods. Since completion of his degree in 1992, Yovanoff has remained active in the field as a senior research associate, associate professor, and a consultant to government and research organizations. Current research includes the use of item response theory for calibration of performance assessments and estimation of optimal cutscores on clinical assessments. His work has resulted in publications and presentations to specialized audiences who are interested in applied measurement problems.
Ph.D., Educational Psychology, University of Oregon, 1992
M.A., Special Education, University of Oregon, 1980
B.A., Learning & Behavioral Disorders, Buffalo State University, 1977