Dr. Carmen Köhler

Post-doc Researcher

Educational Measurement

Teacher and Teaching Quality

Rostocker Straße 6
60323 Frankfurt am Main

+49 (0)69-24708-122

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Projects

Publications

Curriculum Vitae

Since 01/2016
Research assistant at the department of Educational Measurement at the DIPF (Advisor: Johannes Hartig)
06/2015 – 08/2015
Internship at the Educational Testing Service (ETS), Princeton, NJ
2012 – 2015
PhD student; dissertation topic: "Isn’t Something Missing? Latent Variable Models Accounting for Item Nonresponse", Freie Universität Berlin (Advisors: Steffi Pohl & Claus H. Carstensen)
2012 – 2015
Research assistant in the research project “Modeling Missing Data in Competence Tests” of the Priority Programme “Education as a Lifelong Process” (founded by the German Research Foundation [DFG]; PO1655/1-1)
2011 – 2012
Tutor for statistics in SPSS im Fachbereich Psychologie der Universität Trier
2007 – 2012
Psychology Major, University of Trier

Research Interests

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

Teaching

Teaching

Workshops

Selected Presentations

  • Köhler, C. (2019, October). Detecting Item Misfit in Educational Testing. Invited guest lecture at the Centre for Educational Effectiveness and Evaluation, KU Leuven, Belgium.
  • Köhler, C., Hartig, J., & Schmid, C. (2019, May). Deciding Between the Covariance Analytical Approach and the Change-Score Approach in Two Wave Panel Data. Invited guest lecture at the research colloquium of the IQB, Berlin, Germany.
  • 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)

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