Mark Gierl

Professor, Canada Research Chair, Faculty of Education - Educational Psychology Dept

Contact

Professor, Canada Research Chair, Faculty of Education - Educational Psychology Dept
Email
mark.gierl@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-2396
Address
6-110G Education Centre - North
8730 - 112 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2G5

Overview

About

Dr. Mark J. Gierl is Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Alberta. His specialization is educational and psychological testing. He received his PhD from the College of Education at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Professor Gierl’s current research program focuses on automatic item generation. He wrote the most recent book on this topic, "Advanced Methods in Automatic Item Generation" (Routledge, 2021), with Professor Hollis Lai and Mr. Vasily Tanygin. Professor Gierl holds the Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Educational Measurement.



Research

Educational and psychological measurement, focusing on assessment engineering, including cognitive modeling, automatic item generation, automated test assembly, and automatic essay scoring; psychometric methods for evaluating test translation and adaptation


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