Logo: Deutsches Institut für Internationale Pädagogische Forschung

Institute

Dr. Carmen Köhler

Post-doc Researcher

Educational Measurement

Educational Quality and Evaluation

Rostocker Straße 6
60323 Frankfurt am Main

+49 (0)69-24708-122

Q2FybWVuLktvZWhsZXJAZGlwZi5kZQ==

Projects

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

  • Dealing with missing responses in large scale assessments
  • Item Response Theory
  • Hierarchical linear modeling (HLM) 
  • Generalized linear models (GLM)

Teaching

Teaching

Workshops

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Köhler, C., Robitzsch, A., & Hartig, J. (in press). A bias corrected RMSD item fit statistic: An evaluation and comparison to alternatives. Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics.
  • Buerger, S., Kroehne, U., Köhler, C., & Goldhammer, F. (in press). What makes the difference? The Impact of Item Properties on Mode Effects in Reading Assessments. Journal of Social Science Education.
  • Naumann, A., Kuger, S., Köhler, C., & Hochweber, J. (2020). Conceptual and Methodological Challenges for Detecting the Effectiveness of Learning and Instruction. Zeitschrift für Pädagogische Psychologie: Beiheft zum Thema „Unterrichtsqualität – Theoretische und methodische Grundfragen“.
  • Köhler, C., Kuger, S., Naumann, A., & Hartig, J. (2020). Multilevel models for evaluating the effectiveness of teaching: Conceptual and methodological considerations. Accepted for publication in the special issue of Zeitschrift für Pädagogik „Unterrichtsqualität – Theoretische und methodische Grundfragen“.
  • Köhler, C., Pohl, S., & Carstensen, C. H. (2017). Dealing with item nonresponse in large-scale cognitive assessments: The impact of missing data methods on estimated explanatory relationships. Journal of Educational Measurement, 54(4), 397–419. doi: 10.1111/jedm.12154
  • Köhler, C., & Hartig, J. (2017). Practical significance of item misfit in low-stakes educational assessment. Applied Psychological Measurement, 41(5), 388-400. doi: 10.1177/0146621617692978
  • Köhler, C., Pohl, S., & Carstensen, C. H. (2015). Investigating mechanisms for missing responses in competence tests. Psychological Test and Assessment Modeling, 57, 499-522.
  • Köhler, C., Pohl, S., & Carstensen, C. H. (2015). Taking the missing propensity into account when estimating competence scores – Evaluation of IRT models for non-ignorable omissions. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 75, 850-874. doi: 10.1177/0013164414561785

Book Chapters

  • Köhler, C., & Hartig, J. (2019). Reliability and validity. In A. Kobayashi (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, 2e. Oxford: Elsevier.

Dissertation thesis

Diploma thesis

  • Köhler, C. (2012). Kann das Rasch-Modell Abweichungen bei der Vorhersage von Psychotherapieverläufen erklären? Unpublished diploma thesis, University of Trier.

Selected Presentations

  • Köhler, C., Hartig, J., & Naumann, A. (2019, January). Estimation of Random Group DIF using Two- and Three-Level GLMMs. Invited presentation in the Symposium “Scales comparability in large scale cross‐country assessments” at the 5th Lisbon Economics and Statistics in Education (LESE) meeting, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Köhler, C., & Hartig, J. (2018, July). Multilevel Models for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Instruction: ANCOVA vs. Change-Score Approach. Presentation at the 8th European Congress of Methodology of the European Association of Methodology (EAM), Jena, Germany.
  • Köhler, C. (2017, December). The Use of Item Response Theory in Educational Studies. Invited talk at the FPPW (Seminar at Faculty of Psychology and Pedagogical Sciences), Ghent, Belgium.
  • Köhler, C., Robitzsch, A., & Hartig, J. (2017, July). A bias corrected RMSD item fit statistic: An evaluation and comparison to alternatives. Presentation at the International Meeting of the Psychometric Society (IMPS), Zürich, Switzerland.
  • Köhler, C., & Hartig, J. (2016, July). Practical significance of item misfit in educational large-scale assessment studies. Presentation at the 7th European Congress of Methodology of the European Association of Methodology (EAM), Mallorca, Spain.
  • Köhler, C., Pohl, S., & Carstensen, C. H. (2016, April). Latente Ansätze zum Umgang mit fehlenden Werten in Kompetenztestdaten. Presentation at the 12th conference of the Austrian Psychological Society (ÖGP), Innsbruck, Austria.
  • Köhler, C., Gu, L., Ho, T.-H., & Zu, J. (2015, Juli). Issues of Applying Multidimensional Item Response Theory in Practice. Presentation at the Educational Testing Service (ETS) final internship meeting, Princeton, NJ.
  • Köhler, C., Pohl, S., & Carstensen, C. H. (2014, December). Missing responses in competence tests. Presentation at the final conference of the first funding phase of the SPP1646 Priority Programme „Education as a lifelong process“, Bamberg, Germany.
  • Köhler, C. (2014, September). Die Plage der fehlenden Werte. Science slam presentation at the 49th Congress of the German Society of Psychology, Bochum, Germany.
  • Köhler, C., Pohl, S., & Carstensen, C. H. (2014, July). Investigating the mechanisms for missing responses in competence tests. Presentation at the 6th European Congress of Methodology of the European Association of Methodology (EAM), Utrecht, Netherlands.

Memberships

German Psychological Society (DGPs)

last modified Oct 22, 2019