Restricted Research - Award List, Note/Discussion Page

Fiscal Year: 2018

1671  University of Houston  (75489)

Principal Investigator: David J Francis

Total Amount of Contract, Award, or Gift (Annual before 2011): $ 1,399,999

Exceeds $250,000 (Is it flagged?): Yes

Start and End Dates: 8/31/17 - 8/30/21

Restricted Research: YES

Academic Discipline: TIMES

Department, Center, School, or Institute: RESEARCH

Title of Contract, Award, or Gift: Improving the accuracy of academic vocabulary assessment for English language learners

Name of Granting or Contracting Agency/Entity: Institute of Education Sciences

Program Title: none
CFDA Linked: Education Research, Development and Dissemination


1.1.1 - The purpose of the current project is to improve understanding of factors that affect assessment of vocabulary knowledge among English language learners (ELLs) in unintended ways. We will use our understanding of item features that differentially effect item difficulty for ELLs to revise current assessments so they are psychometrically and theoretically sound.

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