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Drs. Cai and Houts will be teaching an IRT software pre-conference workshop at the 2016 annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education. The class is a full-day training workshop offering an introduction and overview of the flexMIRT® features and capabilities as well as hands-on experience. Additional information and comprehensive course descriptions may be found on the conference websites. Conference Program Here
Li Cai was honored with the Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences (FABBS) Foundation Early Career Impact Award during the annual meeting of the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology in October 2015, in Los Angeles, California. Building Statistical Tools to Measure and Improve Well-Being
Web of Science reports that as of Nov/Dec 2014, the Wirth and Edwards (2007) paper entitled “Item factor analysis: Current approaches and future directions” is a “highly cited paper” and is “in the top 1% of the academic field of Psychiatry/Psychology” for the publication year 2007. Download a copy here