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Institute

Dr. Carmen Köhler

Post-doc researcher

Educational Measurement

Educational Quality and Evaluation

Schloßstraße 29
60486 Frankfurt am Main

+49 (0)69-24708-122

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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., 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

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 Unpublished diploma thesis, University of Trier.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. (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., Pohl, S., & Carstensen, C. H. (2015, September). Performance of missing data approaches in retrieving group-level parameters. Presentation at the 12th conference of the special interest group Methods and Evaluation (FGME) of the German Psychological Society DGPs, Jena, Deutschland.
  • 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.
  • Köhler, C., Pohl, S., & Carstensen, C. H. (2013, March). Untersuchung der Tendenz zum Überspringen von Aufgaben in Kompetenztests. Presentation at the 1st young academics conference of the Society for Educational Research (GEBF), Kiel, Germany.

Memberships

German Psychological Society (DGPs)

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