|Present||Director, Assessment and Psychometric Research, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)|
Honors and Awards
- In 2006 & 2009 Dr Timms received the Paul D. Hood Distinguished Contribution to the Field Award for his involvement in the development of assessment frameworks for the US National Assessment of Educational Progress
- In 2013 he received the Journal of Research in Science Teaching Award from the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST)
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Assessment in eLearning (30)
Using Bayes Nets in the Voyage to Galapagos Intelligent Learning ...
Annual Meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education (2014)
The Voyage to Galapagos (VTG) web-based learning environment allows students to learn about evolution in an exploratory manner. VTG uses ...
Contribution to Book
The future of assessment : measuring science reasoning and inquiry skills ...
The future of learning : proceedings of the 10th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS 2012) : volume 2, short papers, symposia, and abstracts (2012)
Simulations and immersive environments provide innovative ways to measure students’ science reasoning and inquiry skills. These computer-based assessments allow for ...
Adaptive technology for e-learning: principles and case studies of an ...
Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (2007)
This article discusses the rapidly emerging field of computer-based assessment for adaptive content in e-learning (National Research Council, 2001), which ...