Dr. Brent M. Duckor is an Associate Professor in the Department of Secondary
Education at San José State University. 



Examining the internal structure evidence for the performance assessment for California teachers: A validation study of the elementary literacy teaching event for tier I teacher licensure (with K. E. Castellano; K. Telez; D. Wihardini; and M. Wilson,), Journal of Teacher Education (2014)

Interpretations for licensure tests involve a series of inferences or a validity argument, leading from...



Formative assessment in seven good moves, Educational Leadership (2014)

The research is clear: What teachers do in their classrooms matters. But which practices really...



Assessing Habits of Mind: Teaching to the test at Central Park East Secondary School (with D. Perlstein), Teachers College Record (2014)

Background/Context: Educational researchers and policymakers have often lamented the failure of teachers to implement what...



Increasing unidimensional measurement precision using a multidimensional item response model approach (with S. Brandt), Psychological Test and Assessment Modeling (2013)

In recent years the estimation of unidimensional abilities for instruments with subtests has been a...


Conference Presentations

A SOLO approach to validity, 16th Biennial International Objective Measurement Workshop (IOMW) conference (2014)
A Utility-based validation study for the dimensionality of the Performance Assessment for California Teachers (PACT) (with S. Brandt and M. Wilson), The annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association Conference (2014)
Making progress with formative assessment moves: from novices to experts (with C. Holmberg and D. Wilmot), California Education Research Association Conference (2013)
What can PACT measure? An empirical study (with M. Wilson), The California Education Research Association Conference (2013)
Assessing asessment literacy: An item response approach (with K. Draney and M. Wilson), American Educational Research Association conference (2013)