Journal of Applied Measurement
MAPLE GROVE, Minnesota – United States
Richard M. Smith, Ph.D., is Senior Director, Psychometrics at Data Recognition Corporation, since 2003. He previously worked in test development at the American College Testing Program on the ACT assessment, directed graduate admissions testing programs, the Dental and Optometry Admissions testing programs, for the American Dental Association, and served as Senior Research Scientist at Rehabilitation Foundation, Inc/ Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital. He has conducted research and published extensively on the applications of Rasch measurement models. He has conducted numerous professional training sessions on Rasch measurement for professional organizations including the American Educational Research Association and the American Public Health Association. He is also the founding editor of the Journal of Applied Measurement, the most authoritative source on research in Rasch measurement. Through his publishing company, JAM Press, he has published 11 books on applied measurement.
Richard is a former teacher, having taught mathematics, science, and mechanical drawing in junior high school for 5 years. He held faculty positions at the University of South Florida and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, in addition to adjunct positions at Ohio State University and Lehigh University.
He earned both a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and a master’s degree in education from Lehigh University. He received his doctorate in education from the MESA program, Department of Education, University of Chicago, where he was a student of Benjamin D. Wright.
Sunday, November 3
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Monday, November 4
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