Teaching Research Useful Links

YI-HSIN CHEN, Ph.D.

 

Associate Professor

Department of Educational Measurement and Research

College of Education

University of South Florida

 

Office: EDU 362

Phone: (813) 974-4964

Fax: (813) 974-4495

Email: ychen5@usf.edu

http://www.coedu.usf.edu/main/departments/me/chen.html

Current Vita

Faculty Research Profiles

sign in to the site http://coedu.rc.usf.edu/research_staff/admin


          2006    Ph.D., Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

                     Major: Measurement, Statistics, & Methodological Studies in Educational Psychology

          1994    M.A., University of Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan

                     (Former Taipei Municipal Teacher College and Taipei Municipal University of Education)

                     Major: Assessment in Elementary Education

          1992    B.A., University of Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan

                     (Former Taipei Municipal Teacher College and Taipei Municipal University of Education)

                      Major: Elementary Education, with Honors

                      Minor: Counseling


PUBLICATIONS

  • Nguyen, D. T., Kim, E. S., Rodriguez de Gil, P., Kellerman, A., Chen, Y.-H., Kromrey, J. D., & Bellara, A. (2014). Parametric tests for two population means under normal and non-normal distributions. Submitted to Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods.

  • *Li, I. Y., Chen, Y.-H., *Cao, C., & *Wang, Y. (2014). Modeling cognitive processes of Learning with SAS procedure. SouthEast SAS Users Group 2014 Proceedings. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

  • Chen, Y.-H., *Li, I. Y., *Cao, C., & *Wang, Y. (2014). Impact of Q-matrix Misspecification on Cognitive  Attribute Estimation in the Crossed Random Effects LLTM Model with the SAS® GLIMMIX Procedure. SouthEast SAS Users Group 2014 Proceedings. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

  • Nguyen, D. T., Pham, T. V., Rodriguez de Gil, P., Hicks, T., Wang, Y., Li, I. Y., Bellara, A., Romano, J., Kim, E. S., Holmes, H., Chen, Y.-H., & Kromrey, J. D. (2014). ANOVA_HOV: A SAS macro for testing homogeneity of variance in one-factor ANOVA models. SouthEast SAS Users Group 2014 Proceedings. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

  • *Pham, T., & Chen, Y.-H. (2014). Cognitive models in educational assessment. In JSM 2014 Proceedings, Social Statistics Section. Alexandria, VA:  American Statistical Association.

  • Wang, Y., Bellara, A. P., Pham, T. V., Nguyen, D. T., Rodriguez de Gil, P., Chen, Y.-H., Holmes, H., Hicks, T., Li, I. Y., Kim, E. S., Romano, J., & Kromrey, J. D. (2014). Comparing the performance of approaches for testing the homogeneity of variance assumption in one-factor ANOVA models. In JSM 2014 Proceedings, Social Statistics Section. Alexandria, VA:  American Statistical Association.

  • *Cao, C., *Wang, Y., Chen, Y.-H., & *Li, I. Y. (2014). Parameter estimation of cognitive attributes using the crossed-random effects linear logistic test model with PROC GLIMMIX. SAS Global Forum 2014 Proceedings. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc. http://support.sas.com/resources/papers/proceedings14/1766-2014.pdf

  • Chen, Y.-H., *Li, I. Y., & Kromrey, J. D. (2013). GLIMMIX_Rasch: A SAS® macro for fitting the dichotomous Rasch model. SouthEast SAS Users Group 2013 Proceedings. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc. http://analytics.ncsu.edu/sesug/2013/PO-10.pdf

  • *Li, I. Y., Chen, Y.-H., & Kromrey, J. D. (2013). Evaluating the performance of the SAS® GLIMMIX procedure for the dichotomous Rasch model: A simulation study. SouthEast SAS Users Group 2013 Proceedings. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc. http://analytics.ncsu.edu/sesug/2013/SD-10.pdf

  • Kellermann, A. P., Romano, J., Rodríguez de Gil, P., Pham, T., Rasmussen, P. Chen, Y.-H., & Kromrey, J. D. (2013). GEN_OMEGA2: A SAS® macro for computing the generalized omega-squared effect size associated with analysis of variance models. SouthEast SAS Users Group 2013 Proceedings. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc. http://analytics.ncsu.edu/sesug/2013/SD-11.pdf

  • *MacDonald, G., Kromrey, J. D., & Chen, Y.-H., (2013). The performance of the linear logistic test model when the Q-matrix Is misspecified: A simulation study. In JSM Proceedings, Social Statistics Section. Alexandria, VA:  American Statistical Association.

  • *Rodriguez de Gil, P., Chen, Y.-H., Kim, E. S., *Nguyen, D., *Kellermann, A., *Bellara, A., & Kromrey, J. D. (2013). Parametric test for two population means: An empirical comparison of Type I error control and statistical power. In JSM Proceedings, Social Statistics Section. Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association.

  • Kromrey, J. D., *Li, I. Y., *Rodriguez de Gil, P., *Rasmussen, P., *Romano, J., *Bellara, A., *Holmes, H., Chen, Y.-H., *Lanehart, R. E. & *MacDonald. G. (2013). Effect size indices for artificially dichotomized variables measured with error: An empirical investigation of accuracy and precision. In JSM Proceedings, Social Statistics Section. Alexandria, VA:  American Statistical Association.

  • *Rodriguez de Gil, P., *Pham, T., *Rasmussen, P., *Kellermann, A., *Romano, J., Chen, Y.-H., & Kromrey, J. D. (2013). GEN_ETA2: A SAS® macro for computing the generalized eta-squared effect size associated with analysis of Variance Models. SAS Global Forum 2013 Proceedings. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.  http://support.sas.com/resources/papers/proceedings13/223-2013.pdf and http://support.sas.com/resources/papers/proceedings13/223P-2013.pdf

  • *Rasmussen, P., Li, I., *Rodriguez de Gil, P., *Romano, J., *Bellara, A., *Holmes, H., Chen, Y.-H., Kromrey, J. (2013). DICHOTOMIZED_D: A SAS® macro for computing effect sizes for artificially dichotomized variables. SAS Global Forum 2013 Proceedings. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc. http://support.sas.com/resources/papers/proceedings13/491-2013.pdf

  • *Kellermann, A., *Bellara, A., *Rodriguez de Gil, P., *Nguyen, D., Kim, E. S., Chen, Y.-H., & Kromrey, J. D. (2013). Variance heterogeneity and non-normality: How the SAS® ttest procedure can keep us honest. SAS Global Forum 2013 Proceedings. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc. http://support.sas.com/resources/papers/proceedings13/228-2013.pdf and http://support.sas.com/resources/papers/proceedings13/228P-2013.pdf

  • Yang, Y., Chen, Y.-H., Lo, W.-J., & Turner, J. E. (2012). Cross-Cultural Evaluation of Item Wording Effects on an Attitude towards Mathematics Scale. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 30(5), 509-519. http://jpa.sagepub.com/content/30/5/509.abstract

  • Nguyen, D., Rodríguez de Gil, P., Kim, E. S., Bellara, A. P., Kellermann, A., Chen, Y.-H., & ffrey D. Kromrey, J. D. (2012). PROC TTEST® (old friend), what are you trying to tell us? Proceedings of the Annual SouthEast SAS Users Group Conference. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc. http://analytics.ncsu.edu/sesug/2012/PO-10.pdf.

  • Lo, W.-J., Thompson, M. S., & Chen, Y.-H. (2012). A construct validity examination of the Chinese version of the Parental Bonding Instrument using confirmatory factor analysis. The International Journal of Educational and Psychological Assessment, 11, 20-43. https://sites.google.com/site/tijepa2012/vol-11-2

  • Chen, Y. H. (2012). Cognitive diagnosis of mathematics performance between rural and urban students in Taiwan. Assessment in Education, 19 (2), 193-209. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/0969594X.2011.560562#preview

  • Chen, Y.-H., Kromrey, J. D., & Phah, T. (2012). Test equating with small sample sizes: A review of literature. Technical Report Prepared for Professional Testing, Inc.

  • Chen, Y.-H., Thompson, M. S., Kromrey, J. D., & Chang, G.-H. (2011). Relations of student perceptions of teacher oral feedback with teacher expectancies and student self-concept. The Journal of Experimental Education, 79, 452-477. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00220973.2010.547888#preview

  • Chen, Y.-H., *Macdonald, G., & Leu, Y.-C. (2011). Validating cognitive sources of mathematics item difficulty: Application of the LLTM to fraction conceptual items. The International Journal of Educational and Psychological Assessment, 7(2), 74-93. https://sites.google.com/site/tijepa2012/articles/vol-7-2

  • Chen, Y.-H., Ferron, J. M., Thompson, M. S., Gorin, J. S., & Tatsuoka, K. K. (2010). Group comparisons of mathematics performance from a cognitive diagnosis perspective. Educational Research and Evaluation, 16, 325-343. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13803611.2010.527760#preview

  • Chen, Y.-H., Rendina-Gobioff; G., & Dedrick, R. F. (2010). Factorial invariance of a Chinese self-esteem scale for third and sixth grade students: Evaluating method effects associated with the use of positively and negatively worded items. The International Journal of Psychological and educational Assessment, 6(1), 21-35. https://sites.google.com/site/tijepa2012/articles/vol-6-1

  • Chen, Y.-H., Gorin, J. S., Thompson, M. S. & Tatsuoka, K. K. (2008). An alternative examination of Chinese Taipei mathematics achievement: Application of the rule-space method to TIMSS 1999 data. In M. Von Davier, & D. Hastedt (Eds.), IERI monograph series: Issues and methodologies in large scale assessments. Volume 1 (pp. 23-49).United States/Germany: IEA-ETS Research Institute. http://www.ierinstitute.org/fileadmin/Documents/IERI_Monograph/IERI_Monograph_Volume_01_Chapter_2.pdf

  • Chen, Y.-H., Gorin, J. S., Thompson, M. S. & Tatsuoka, K. (2008). Cross-cultural validity of the TIMSS-1999 mathematics test: Verification of a cognitive model. The International Journal of Testing, 8, 251-271. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15305050802262217#preview

  • Chen, Y.-H., Rendina-Gobioff; G., & Dedrick, R. F. (2007). Detecting Effects of Positively and Negatively Worded Items in a Self-Concept Scale among Elementary Students. Collected in database of Education Resources Information Center (ERIC; ED 503122). http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED503122.pdf

    Chen, Y.-H., Gorin, J. S., Thompson, M. S. & Tatsuoka, K. (2006). Verification of Cognitive Attributes Required to Solve the TIMSS-1999 Mathematics Items for Taiwanese Students. Collected in the database of Education Resources Information Center (ERIC; ED 491509). http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED491509.pdf

  • Thomspon, M. S., Gorin, J. S., Obeidat, K., & Chen, Y.-H. (2006). Understanding differences in postsecondary educational attainment: A comparison of predictive measures for black and white students. The Journal of Negro Education, 75, 546-562. http://www.journalnegroed.org/Summer2006TOC75.pdf

  • Gorin, J. S., Blanchard, J., & Chen, Y.-H. (2005). Comparison of high and low implementation of TargetTeach on elementary and middle school reading and mathematics achievement in Columbus, Ohio. Technical report submitted to Evans and Newton, Inc.

  • Thompson, M. S., Green, S. B., Chen, Y.-H., Stockford, S., & Lo, W.-J. (2005). Power of the t test for normal and mixed normal distributions. Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods, 4, 591-597. http://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1247&context=jmasm

  • Chen, Y.-H., & Thompson, M. S. (2004). Confirmatory Factor Analysis of a School Self-Concept Inventory. Collected in the database of Education Resources Information Center (ERIC; ED 490658). http://eric.ed.gov/?id=ED490658

  • Chen, Y.-H., & Thompson, M. S. (2003). Relations among teacher expectancies, student perceptions of teacher oral feedback, and student self-concept: An empirical study in Taiwanese elementary schools. Collected in the database of Education Resources Information Center (ERIC; ED 482682). http://eric.ed.gov/?id=ED482682

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS (* indicates student co-author)

  • *Li, I. Y., Chen, Y.-H., *Cao, C., & *Wang, Y. (October, 2014). Modeling cognitive processes of Learning with SAS procedure. Presented at the annual meeting of SouthEast SAS Users Group. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. http://www.sesug.org/SESUG2014/abstract.html#SD-08

  • Chen, Y.-H., *Li, I. Y., *Cao, C., & *Wang, Y. (October, 2014). : Impact of Q-matrix Misspecification on Cognitive  Attribute Estimation in the Crossed Random Effects LLTM Model with the SAS® GLIMMIX Procedure. Presented at the annual meeting of SouthEast SAS Users Group. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. http://www.sesug.org/SESUG2014/abstract.html#SD-18

  • Nguyen, D. T., Pham, T. V., Rodriguez de Gil, P., Hicks, T., Wang, Y., Li, I. Y., Bellara, A., Romano, J., Kim, E. S., Holmes, H., Chen, Y.-H., & Kromrey, J. D. (October, 2014). ANOVA_HOV: A SAS macro for testing homogeneity of variance in one-factor ANOVA models. Presented at the annual meeting of SouthEast SAS Users Group. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. http://www.sesug.org/SESUG2014/abstract.html#SD-05

  • *Pham, T., & Chen, Y.-H. (August, 2014). Cognitive models in educational assessment. Presented at the annual conference of Joint Statistics Meetings, Boston, Massachusetts. http://www.amstat.org/meetings/jsm/2014/onlineprogram/AbstractDetails.cfm?abstractid=310866

  • Wang, Y., Bellara, A. P., Pham, T. V., Nguyen, D. T., Rodriguez de Gil, P., Chen, Y.-H., Holmes, H., Hicks, T., Li, I. Y., Kim, E. S., Romano, J., & Kromrey, J. D. (April, 2014). Comparing the performance of approaches for testing the homogeneity of variance assumption in one-factor ANOVA models. Presented at the annual conference of Joint Statistics Meetings, Boston, Massachusetts.  http://www.amstat.org/meetings/jsm/2014/onlineprogram/AbstractDetails.cfm?abstractid=312577

  • Rasmussen, P., Rodriguez de Gil, P., Kellerman, A., Pham, T. V., Romano, J., Chen, Y.-H., & Kromrey, J. D. (May, 2014). An investigation of accuracy and precision of the generalized eta-squared effect size based on various research designs. Presented at the annual meeting of the Modern Modeling Methods (M3) Conference, Storrs, Connecticut. http://modeling.uconn.edu/linkservid/DBCA6C1A-EA0C-6F70-72460A0F58839A41/showMeta/0/

  • Holmes, H., Rodriguez de Gil, P., Li, I. Y., Bellara, A., Chen, Y.-H., Hicks, T., Kim, E. S., Kromrey, J. D., Nguyen, D., Pham, T. V., Romano, J., & Wang, Y. (May, 2014). Testing the homogeneity of variance assumption: An investigation of the performance of ten different approaches in one-factor ANOVA models. Presented at the annual meeting of the Modern Modeling Methods (M3) Conference, Storrs, Connecticut. http://modeling.uconn.edu/linkservid/DBCA6C1A-EA0C-6F70-72460A0F58839A41/showMeta/0/

  • Li, I. Y., Chen, Y.-H., & *Cao, C. (April, 2014). Comparing three approaches for estimating parameters of cognitive attributes. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. http://ncme.org/default/assets/File/pdf/AnnualMeeting/NCME%202013%20Program%20-%20WEB.pdf

  • Chen, Y.-H., *Li, I. Y., *Cao, C., & *MacDonald, G. (April, 2014). Q-matrix misspecification in the LLTM model with random item effects. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. http://ncme.org/default/assets/File/pdf/AnnualMeeting/NCME%202013%20Program%20-%20WEB.pdf

  • Li, I. Y., Chen, Y.-H., Shaunessy-Dedrick, E., & *Cao, C. (April, 2014). Verifying and modifying cognitive attributes for a reading comprehension test based on the general diagnostic model. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

  • Cao, C., Chen, Y.-H., Li, I. Y., & Wang, Y. (April, 2014). Impact of Q-matrix misspecification on cognitive attributes estimation: A simulation study of comparing three estimation approaches. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

  • MacDonald, G., Kromrey, J. D., & Chen, Y.-H. (April, 2014). Effects on the linear logistic test models cognitive components when the person distribution is skewed. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

  • *Rodriguez de Gil, P., *Pham, T., *Rasmussen, P., *Kellermann, A., Romano, J., Chen, Y.-H., & Kromrey, J. D. (April, 2014). Accuracy and precision of generalized eta-squared: An empirical investigation of research design and non-normality. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

  • *Cao, C., *Wang, Y., Chen, Y.-H., & *Li, I. Y. (March, 2014). Parameter estimation of cognitive attributes using the crossed-random effects linear logistic test model with PROC GLIMMIX. Presented at the annual meeting of SAS Global Forum, Washington D. C. http://www.lexjansen.com/cgi-bin/sug_proceedings_pdf.php?c=SUGI&x=SGF2014

  •  Rodriguez de Gil, P., Chen, Y.-H., Holmes, H., Kromrey, J. D., Li, I. Y., MacDonald. G., Rasmussen, P., Romano, J., (February, 2014). An Empirical Comparison of the Accuracy and Precision of Effect Size Indices for Artificially Dichotomized Variables: A Simulation Study. Presented at the ASA Conference on Statistical Practice. Tampa, Florida.  http://www.amstat.org/meetings/csp/2014/onlineprogram/AbstractDetails.cfm?AbstractID=302817

  • Nguyen, D., Anh Kellermann, Patricia Rodríguez de Gil, P., Kim, E. S., Chen, Y.-H., & Kromrey, J. D. (February, 2014). A simulation study to compare the performance of independent means t-test and alternatives in terms of type I error and statistical power. Presented at the ASA Conference on Statistical Practice. Tampa, Florida.  http://www.amstat.org/meetings/csp/2014/onlineprogram/AbstractDetails.cfm?AbstractID=302846

  • Kellermann, A., Rodriguez de Gil, P., Pham, T., Rasmussen, P., Romano, J., Chen, Y.-H., & Kromrey, J. (February, 2014). An introduction to the generalized eta-squared effect size associated with analysis of variance models. Presented at the ASA Conference on Statistical Practice. Tampa, Florida. http://www.amstat.org/meetings/csp/2014/onlineprogram/AbstractDetails.cfm?AbstractID=302837

  • *Li, I. Y., *Rodriguez de Gil, P., Romano, J., Bellara, A., Holmes, H., Rasmussen, P., Chen, Y.-H., & Kromrey, J. D. (November, 2013). An empirical comparison of seven effect size indices for dichotomized outcomes. Presented at the annual meeting of the Florida Educational Research Association, Gainesville, Florida. http://www.feraonline.org/FERA%202013%20Draft%20Program.pdf

  • Anh Kellermann, Patricia Rodríguez de Gil, P., Diep Nguyen, D., Kim, E. S., Chen, Y.-H., & Kromrey, J. D. (November, 2013), Testing two population means: Variance heterogeneity and non‐normality. Presented at the annual meeting of the Florida Educational Research Association, Gainesville, Florida. http://www.feraonline.org/FERA%202013%20Draft%20Program.pdf

  • *Li, I. Y., Chen, Y.-H., Shaunessy-Dedrick, E., & *Cao, C. (November, 2013). A comparison of IRT and GDM methods for validating a Q-matrix: An empirical study of a reading comprehension test. Presented at the annual meeting of the Florida Educational Research Association, Gainesville, Florida. http://www.feraonline.org/FERA%202013%20Draft%20Program.pdf

  • *Cao, C., Chen, Y.-H., *MacDonald, G., & *Li, I. Y. (November, 2013). Parameter estimation of cognitive attributes using the crossed random-effects linear logistic test model: An empirical investigation of accuracy and precision. Presented at the annual meeting of the Florida Educational Research Association, Gainesville, Florida. http://www.feraonline.org/FERA%202013%20Draft%20Program.pdf

  • *Kellermann, A. P., Romano, J., *Rodríguez de Gil, P., *Pham, T., *Rasmussen, P. Chen, Y.-H., & Kromrey, J. D. (October, 2013). GEN_OMEGA2: A SAS® macro for computing the generalized omega-squared effect size associated with analysis of variance models. Presented at the annual meeting of SouthEast SAS Users Group. Saint Petersburg, Florida. http://www.sesug.org/SESUG2013/abstract.html#SD-11

  • Chen, Y.-H., *Li, I. Y., & Kromrey, J. D. (October, 2013). GLIMMIX_Rasch: A SAS® macro for fitting the dichotomous Rasch model. Presented at the annual meeting of SouthEast SAS Users Group. Saint Petersburg, Florida. http://www.sesug.org/SESUG2013/abstract.html#PO-10

  • *Li, I. Y., Chen, Y.-H., & Kromrey, J. D. (October, 2013). Evaluating the performance of the SAS® GLIMMIX procedure for the dichotomous Rasch model: A simulation study. Presented at the annual meeting of SouthEast SAS Users Group. Saint Petersburg, Florida. http://www.sesug.org/SESUG2013/abstract.html#SD-10

  • MacDonald, G., Kromrey, J. D., & Chen, Y.-H., (August, 2013). The performance of the linear logistic test model when the Q-matrix Is misspecified: A simulation study. Presented at the annual meeting of Joint Statistics Meetings, Montreal, Canada. http://www.amstat.org/meetings/jsm/2013/onlineprogram/AbstractDetails.cfm?abstractid=309126

  • Rodriguez de Gil, P., Chen, Y.-H., Kim, E. S., Nguyen, D., Kellermann, A., Bellara, A., & Kromrey, J. D. (August, 2013). Parametric test for two population means: An empirical comparison of Type I error control and statistical power. Presented at the annual conference of Joint Statistics Meetings, Montreal, Canada.  http://www.amstat.org/meetings/jsm/2013/onlineprogram/AbstractDetails.cfm?abstractid=308774

  • Kromrey, J. D., Li, I. Y., Rodriguez de Gil, P., Rasmussen, P., Romano, J., Bellara, A., Holmes, H., Chen, Y.-H., Lanehart, R. E. & MacDonald. G. (August, 2013). Effect size indices for artificially dichotomized variables measured with error: An empirical investigation of accuracy and precision. Presented at the annual conference of Joint Statistics Meetings, Montreal, Canada. http://www.amstat.org/meetings/jsm/2013/onlineprogram/AbstractDetails.cfm?abstractid=308775

  • Rodriguez de Gil, P., Nguyen, D., Kim, E. S., Kellermann, A. P., Aarti P. Bellara, A. P., Chen, Y.-H., & Kromrey, J. D. (April, 2013). Testing two population means: Another look at alternative approaches. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, California.

  • Rodriguez de Gil, P., Pham, T., Rasmussen, P., Kellermann, A., Romano, J., Chen, Y.-H., & Kromrey, J. D. (April, 2013). GEN_ETA2: A SAS® macro for computing the generalized eta-squared effect size associated with analysis of Variance Models. Presented at the annual meeting of SAS Global Forum, San Francisco, California.

  • Rasmussen, P., Li, I., Rodriguez de Gil, P., Romano, J., Bellara, A., Holmes, H., Chen, Y.-H., Kromrey, J. (April, 2013). DICHOTOMIZED_D: A SAS® macro for computing effect sizes for artificially dichotomized variables. Presented at the annual meeting of SAS Global Forum, San Francisco, California.

  • Kellermann, A., Bellara, A., Rodriguez de Gil, P., Nguyen, D., Kim, E. S., Chen, Y.-H., & Kromrey, J. D. (April, 2013). Variance heterogeneity and non-normality: How the SAS® ttest procedure can keep us honest. Presented at the annual meeting of SAS Global Forum, San Francisco, California.

  • Cao, C. & Chen, Y.-H. (November, 2012). Testing measurement invariance of a reading comprehension test with the Rasch model: An introduction and an application. Presented at the annual meeting of the Florida Educational Research Association, Gainesville, Florida.

  • Nguyen, D., Rodríguez de Gil, P., Kim, E. S., Bellara, A. P., Kellermann, A., Chen, Y.-H., & Kromrey, J. D. (2012). PROC TTEST® (old friend), what are you trying to tell us? Presented at the Annual meeting of the SouthEast SAS Users Group (SESUG), Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina. http://www.sesug.org/SESUG2012/abstract.html#PO-10

  • Chen, Y.-H. (April, 2012). Cross-cultural validation of the hypothesized construct of the TIMSS-2007 mathematics test: A DIF approach. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Vancouver, British Columbia.

  • *Pride, B., Ferron, J., Dedrick, R., Chen, Y.-H., & Dennis, D. (April, 2011). Sensitivity of Value-Added School Effect Estimates to Different Model Specifications and Outcome Measures. Presented at the annual conference of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, British Columbia.

  • Chen, Y.-H. (April, 2012). Applying differential item functioning to validate the construct structure and diagnostic classification for diagnostic assessment. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, British Columbia.

  • Chen, Y.-H. (November, 2011). Does skills mastery or nonmastery result in differential item functioning? Presented at the annual meeting of the Florida Educational Research Association, Orlando, Florida.

  • *Guerere, C., *Brummer, R., & Chen, Y.-H. (April, 2011). Distinguishing latent classes of mathematics performance: A comparison between the Eastern and Western countries. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, New Orleans, Louisiana.

  • *MacDonald, G., *Pham, T., Chen, Y.-H., Ferron, J., & *Cao, C. (April, 2011). Exploring and validating the cognitive load for mathematics items: Comparing Canadian, Japanese, Taiwanese and United States students. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, New Orleans, Louisiana.

  • Chen, Y.-H., & *Lunsford, G. D. (April, 2011). Latent class analysis of test anxiety inventory: A mixed Rasch model. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, New Orleans, Louisiana.

  • Lo, W. -J., Chen, Y.-H, & *Khojast, J. (2011). The Parental Bonding Instrument: Investigating Method Effects with Negatively Wording Items and Testing of Factorial Invariance between Gender Equivalence. Presented at the annual conference of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, Louisiana.

  • Chen, Y.-H., & Lo, W.-J. (April, 2011). Exploring Method Effects on an Attitude toward Mathematics Scale across American and Taiwanese Eighth Graders: A Confirmatory Factor Analysis Approach. Presented at the Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, Louisiana.

  • *Gloudemans, J., *Owens, C., *Pride, B., *Lang, T., Dedrick, R., Ferron, J., Chen, Y.-H., *Pham, T., & *Petit-Bois, M. (April, 2011). ‎A review of the use of value-added models to determine teacher and school effectiveness. Presented at the annual conference of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, Louisiana.

  • Chen, Y.-H. (October, 2010). Investigating Strengths and Weaknesses of Fraction Conceptual Learning: Latent Class Analysis with a Curriculum-Based Cognitive Model. Presented in the Celebration of USF Research One Week, Tampa, Florida. [Presentation]

  • Chen, Y.-H. (April, 2010). A Diagnostic Assessment Design: A Mixed Method of the Cognitive and Psychometric Models. Presented at the international conference of the Chinese American Educational Research and Development Association, Denver, Colorado.

  • *Fay, R., & Chen, Y.-H. (November, 2009). Clarifying Gender Item DIF and Validating Cognitive Bundle Theoretical Constructs on a Fractions Concepts Test. Presented at the annual meeting of the Florida Educational Research Association, Orlando, Florida. (This paper was nominated for consideration for the Distinguished Paper Award)

  • *Macdonald, G., Chen, Y.-H., *Li, H., *Fay, R., & Leu, Y.-C. (November, 2009). Exploring and Validating Cognitive Components for Mathematical Fraction Items. Presented at the annual meeting of the Florida Educational Research Association, Orlando, Florida.

  • *Chavez, T., & Chen, Y.-H. (November, 2009). Effect of the DIF Magnitude and Proportion of the DIF Items on DIF Detection Using WINSTEPS. Presented at the annual meeting of the Florida Educational Research Association, Orlando, Florida.

  • *Rodriguez de Gil, P., & Chen, Y.-H. (November 2009). A Rasch Differential Item Functioning Analysis of the IEA Civic Education Attitudinal Test. Presented at the annual meeting of the Florida Educational Research Association, Orlando, Florida.

  • Chen, Y.-H., *Zha, S., & *Li, H. (April, 2009). Impact of Teachers’ Computer Use on Students’ Mathematics Achievement in Elementary Classrooms: Comparisons between Taiwan and U.S. Presented at the international conference of the Chinese American Educational Research and Development Association, San Diego, California. [Presentation] [Paper]

  • *Wu, H.-J., Chen, Y.-H., Wu, P.-L., Vasquez C., & Olphen, M. V. (2009). Anxiety and Reading Comprehension Performance: A Case Study of a Private University in Taiwan. Presented at the international conference of the Chinese American Educational Research and Development Association, San Diego, California.

  • *Garron Gianopulos, G., John Ferron, J. M., Dedrick, R. F., Chen, Y.-H., & Stark, S. (April 2009). The Robustness of Rasch True Score Preequating to Violations of Model Assumptions. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, California. [Presentation] [Paper]

  • *Macdonald, G., Chen, Y.-H., & Leu, Y.-C. (April, 2009). Exploring Cognitive Sources of Item Difficulty of Mathematic Fraction Items. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, San Diego, California. [Presentation] [Paper]

  • Chen, Y.-H. (April, 2009). A Unified Approach that Combines Differential Item Functioning with the Rule-Space Method for Validating Cognitive Attributes for the TIMSS Mathematics Items. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, San Diego, California. [Paper]

  • *Fay, R., & Chen, Y.-H. & Leu, Y.-C.(April, 2009). Substantive and Cognitive Interpretations of Gender DIF on a Fraction Concept Test. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, San Diego, California. [Presentation] [Paper]

  • Chen, Y.-H., Yang, Y., Lo, W.-J., & *Zhang, Y. (April, 2009). Cross-Cultural Evaluation of Item Wording Effects on a Self-Perception Scale. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, California. [Presentation] [Paper]

  • Chen, Y.-H., & Leu, Y.-C. (November, 2008). Incorporating a Cognitive Model into Interpretation of Latent Class Analysis for Fraction Assessment. Presented at the annual meeting of the Florida Educational Research Association, Orlando, Florida. [Presentation] [Paper]

  • Chen, Y.-H. (May 2008). Examining Mathematics Instruction from a Perspective of Cognitively Diagnostic Assessment. Presented at the annual meeting of the Chinese American Scholars Association of Florida, Orlando, Florida. [Presentation]

  • Chen, Y.-H. & *Misieng, J. (March, 2008). CFA, IRT, and Logistic Regression Approaches to exploring the impact of item wording on DIF. Presented at the annual meeting of the Chinese American Educational Research and Development Association, New York, NY.

  • *Pride, B.,  *Chavez, T., Chen, Y.-H., *Owens, C., & Leu, Y.-C. (March, 2008). An Exploration of Cognitive Skills and Knowledge Underlying the TIMSS-2003 Fourth Grade Mathematics Items. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, New York, NY.

  • *Pride, B., Chen, Y.-H., & Leu, Y.-C. (March, 2008). Distinguishing Latent Classes Behind Item Responses to the Fraction Concept Test among Taiwanese Elementary Students. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, New York, NY.

  • Chen, Y.-H., Ferron, J. M., Gorin, J. S., Thompson, M. S., & Tatsuoka, K. K. (March, 2008). Subgroup Comparisons of Taiwanese Mathematics Performance: From a Perspective of Cognitive Attributes. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York, NY. [Proposal][Paper]

  • Chen, Y.-H., Rendina-Gobioff; G., & Dedrick, R. F. (November, 2007). Detecting Effects of Positively and Negatively Worded Items in a Self-Concept Scale among Elementary Students. Presented at the annual meeting of the Florida Educational Research Association, Tampa, Florida. [Presentation][Paper]

  • Chen, Y.-H. (April, 2007). To Know What We Are Supposed to Know behind the Test and Test Scores: Penetrating Chinese Mathematics Performance on TIMSS-1999. Presented at the annual meeting of the Chinese American Educational Research and Development Association, Chicago, Illinois.

  • Chen, Y.-H., Liu, C.-W., & Chu, J.- C. (April, 2007). Cognitive Diagnosis of Erroneous and correct patterns of the Two-Digit Subtraction Arithmetic among Taiwanese Elementary Students. Presented at the annual meeting of the Chinese American Educational Research and Development Association, Chicago, Illinois.

  • Chen, Y.-H., Gorin, J. S., Thompson, M. S. & Tatsuoka, K. (April, 2007). An Alternative Examination of Taiwanese Mathematics Achievement: Application of Rule -Space Methodology to TIMSS-1999. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, Illinois.

  • Chen, Y.-H., Gorin, J. S., Thompson, M. S. & Tatsuoka, K. (April, 2006). Verification of Cognitive Attributes Required to Solve the TIMSS-1999 Mathematics Items for Taiwanese Students. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, California.

  • Thompson, M. S., Gorin, J. S., Obeidat, K., & Chen, Y.-H. (April, 2006). Academic Precursors of Underrepresented Groups in Postsecondary Education: Findings from Multiple Data Sources. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, California.

  • Chen, Y.-H. (October, 2005). Application of Rule-Space Methodology to Taiwanese Eighth -Grade Mathematics Achievement: From Micro -Skill Perspectives. Presented at the annual meeting of the Arizona Educational Research Organization, Phoenix, Arizona.

  • Gorin, J. S., Thompson, M. S., Obeidat, K., & Chen, Y.-H. (October, 2005). Using Multiple Data Sources to Support Diversity Research: Examining Underrepresentation in Postsecondary Education. Presented at the 2005 Educating All of One Nation Conference of the National Council on Education, Phoenix, AZ.

  • Yang, Y., Argo, A., Lo, W.-J., Chen, Y.-H., Gorin, J. S., Green, S. B., Thompson, M. S., Krech, P. R., & Mitchell, L. (April, 2005). Item Analysis Methods for Emergent Factors: A Case Study of a Stress Scale. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Montréal, Canada.

  • Chen, Y.-H. (October, 2004). Cognitively Diagnostic Examination of Mathematics Achievement: Improving Construct Validation of Tests and Interpretations of Test Scores. Presented at the annual meeting of the Arizona Educational Research Organization, Tempe, Arizona.

  • Chen, Y.-H., Lo, W.-J., & Yang, Y. (October, 2004). Exploring the Effects of Teachers’ Characteristics on Students’ Attitude and Mathematics Achievements: Application of HLM to Taiwan Data from TIMSS-1999. Presented at the annual meeting of the Arizona Educational Research Organization, Tempe, Arizona.

  • Chen, Y.-H., & Thompson, M. S. (October, 2004). Confirmatory Factor Analysis of a School Self-Concept Inventory. Presented at the annual meeting of the Arizona Educational Research Organization, Tempe, Arizona.

  • Gorin, J. S., & Chen, Y.-H. (April, 2004). Manipulation of Processing Difficulty on Reading Comprehension Test Questions: A Step Towards Item Generation. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, California.

  • Chen, Y.-H., Lo, W.-J., & Yang, Y. (October, 2003). Analyzing Data from Complex Large-Scale Samples. Presented at the annual meeting of the Arizona Educational Research Organization, Tempe, Arizona.

  • Rivera, R., Yang, Y., Chen, Y.-H., & Green, S. B. (October, 2003). Evaluation of Student Ratings of College Instruction: A Case Study. Presented at the annual meeting of the Arizona Educational Research Organization, Tempe, Arizona.

  • Chen, Y.-H., & Thompson, M. S. (April, 2003). Relations among teacher expectancies, student perceptions of teacher oral feedback, and student self-concept: An empirical study in Taiwanese elementary schools. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, Illinois.

  • Thompson, M. S., Green, S. B., Stockford, S. M., Chen, Y.-H., & Lo, W.-J. (April, 2002). The .05 Level: The probability that the independent-samples t test should be applied? Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, Louisiana.

  • Stockford, S., Lo, W.-J., Chen, Y.-H., Thompson, M. S., Green, S. B., & Yu, C. H. (October, 2001). Confronting the statistical assumptions: New alternatives for comparing groups. Presented at the annual meeting of the Arizona Educational Research Organization, Tempe, Arizona.

WORKSHOPS AND SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS

  • Chen, Y.-H., Cao, C., & Green, S. (May, 2014). Field Test Report and A SAS Macro of Item Analysis and DIF. Invited to present at the annual meeting of the Central Florida Assessment Collaborative Team. Orlando, Florida. [Presentation]

  • Chen, Y.-H., Cao, C., & Green, S. (November, 2013). AVID Field Test Report and A SAS Macro of Item Analysis. Invited to present at the annual meeting of the Central Florida Assessment Collaborative Team. Orlando, Florida.

  • Chen, Y. H. (October 23, 2013). Defining and constructing cognitive diagnostic assessments. Invited to present in the Center for Research, Evaluation, Assessment, and Measurement at USF. 

  • Chen, Y.-H., Kromrey, J. D., & Pham, T. (October, 2012). Testing equating with small samples: A review of literature. Invited to present to Professional Testing, Inc., in the Anchin Center at the University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.

  • Chen, Y. H. (January, 2008). Large-Scale Educational Data Sources. Invited to present in Saturday Research Group Discussion hosted by the Department of Educational Measurement & Research at University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.

  • Chen, Y. H. (January, 2007). Rule-Space Methodology: Constructing More Useful Information from Test Performance. Invited to present in Research Methods Workshops hosted by Department of Educational Measurement & Research at University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida. http://www.coedu.usf.edu/main/departments/me/Workshops.html

  • Chen, Y. H. (June, 2006). Rule-Space Software Workshop: Introductions and Applications of BUGSHELL. Invited to present to the Psychometric Testing and Eye-tracking Laboratory (P-TEL) at Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.

  • Chen, Y.-H. (November, 2005). Examining Mathematical Processing Knowledge and Sub-skills of Mathematics Achievement: Application of Rule-Space Methodology. Invited to present to Testing, Evaluation, Assessment and Research (TEAR) Group at Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.

  • Thompson, M. S., Green, S. B., Stockford, S. M., Chen, Y.-H., & Lo, W.-J. (April, 2002). Applying newer parametric approaches to old parametric problems: Trimmed means, bootstrapping, and dominance statistics. Presented as an Educational Psychology brownbag seminar and as a Psychology Department Quantitative Series seminar at Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.

Member of Editorial Board

  • Journal of Experimental Education (Since 2011- Present)

  • The International Journal of Psychological and educational Assessment (Since 2010 - Present)

INVITED REVIEW JOURNALS

  • British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology (2014)

  • Journal of Experimental Education (Since 2007 - Present)

  • Behavior Research Method (2014)

  • Journal of Educational Measurement (2014)

  • Journal of Statistical Software (2014)

  • International Journal of Testing (2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)

  • Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology (2013)

  • Canadian Social Science (CSS; 2012)

  • Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice (EMIP; 2010, 2011)

  • The International Journal of Psychological and educational Assessment (Since 2010 - Present)

  • The Asia Pacific Journal of Education (2010)

  • The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher (2010)


Last Updated August 24th, 2012 by Yi-hsin Chen